Centric Must Reads: 13 Centric-Certified Books to Inspire Your Personal and Professional Life

Reading is an important part of Centric’s culture – we’ve found that learning from the experiences of others is one of the best ways to be inspired. Good books and insightful lessons are shared frequently within the Centric walls – whether that be through team emails, via Twitter or in personal conversations.

So, we thought we’d take a moment and bottle up some of the great reads that have impacted our own lives and thought processes. Below are 13 books recommended from Centric’s leaders.

Take a look and enjoy! And let us know if you have comments on these books or others to recommend. We’d love to hear from you.

  1. Blink” by Malcolm Gladwell – submitted by Craig Holbrook, Centric Boston
  2. Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand – submitted by Mike Brannan, Technology Solutions
  3. I Love You More Than My Dog” by Jeanne Bliss, submitted by Andy Park, Centric Cincinnati
  4. The Righteous Mind” by Jonathan Haidt – submitted by Andy Rahman, Centric Tampa
  5. Getting Naked” by Patrick Lencioni – submitted by Matt Dierker, Centric Cleveland
  6. Never Eat Alone” by Keith Ferrazzi – submitted by Ted Goodman, Centric Chicago
  7. The Connected Company” by David Gray – submitted by Paul Holway, Centric St. Louis
  8. The Alchemy of Air” by Thomas Hager – submitted by Aaron Aude, Portals and Collaboration
  9. The 4-Hour Workweek” by Timothy Ferriss – submitted by Carmen Fontana, Recruiting
  10. Creativity, Inc.” by Ed Catmull – submitted by Tom Huth, Business Intelligence
  11. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” by John Maxwell – submitted by Bill Chamberlain, Centric Chicago
  12. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Steven Covey – submitted by Joe Smucny
  13. Offshoring Information Technology” by Erran Carmel and Paul Tjia – submitted by Brian Offenbacher and Jason Pohl, Strategic Growth and Operations