Soft-skills recommended books, e-lab library (books are avaliable in the lab)

Highly recommended books: 

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose, Tony Hsieh

How to Win Friends & Influence People, Dale Carnegie

The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It, Kelly McGonigal

How Google Works, Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg

You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life, Jen Sincero

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, Stephen R. Covey

Recommended books:

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, Charles Duhigg

Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long, David Rock

How to Stay Motivated: Developing the Qualities of Success, Zig Ziglar

Start with Why, Simon Sinek

Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell

Some other good reads:

Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Kerry Patterson and Joseph Grenny

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School, John Medina

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, Sheryl Sandberg

Steve Jobs Biography, Walter Isaacson 


Some of our favorite TED talks:

Uri Alon: Why truly innovative science demands a leap into the unknown 

Luis von Ahn: Massive-scale online collaboration

Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen