5 good business and leisure reads recommended by paraplanners
31 July 2018
In our last Parameters survey we asked paraplanners to name the business and non-business book they would recommend to their peers to read over the summer.
There were some interesting responses – it seems that paraplanners are voracious readers with eclectic tastes.
We also asked you how you tend to read books – electronic, physical or audio versions? Here’s what you said:
Physical books 64%
Electronic versions 18%
Mixture of the above 18%
Listen to audio books 0%
Here are your recommendations.
TOP 5 BUSINESS BOOKS
1. Go beyond the 4% rule – Abraham Okusanya
2. The 7 habits of highly effective people – Stephen Covey https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_7_Habits_of_Highly_Effective_People
3. The E Myth (Revisited) – Michael E Gerber https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/81948.The_E_Myth_Revisited
4. The Checklist Manifesto – Atul Gawande
5. The Financial Wellbeing Book – Chris Budd
TOP 5 NON-BUSINESS BOOKS
Recommendations were numerous for this category but alongside Dan Brown, Lee Child, John Grisham, Terry Pratchett, Ken Follett and Harper Lee, here are 5 other titles that paraplanners thought worth reading:
1. Sapiens: A brief history of humankind – Yuval Noah Harari https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sapiens:_A_Brief_History_of_Humankind
2. His Dark Materials triology – Philip Pullman
3. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/540586/eleanor-oliphant-is-completely-fine-by-gail-honeyman/9780735220690/
4. The People’s Manifesto – Mark Thomas
5. Bricking It – Nick Spalding
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