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Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Audacity of Hope von Barack Obama

The Audacity of Hope

Barack Obama
Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
4.5 (111 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Audacity of Hope?

The Audacity of Hope is based on a keynote speech Barack Obama delivered at the 2004 Democratic Convention, which launched him into the spotlight of the nation. It contains many of the subjects of Obama’s 2008 campaign for the presidency.

Wer The Audacity of Hope lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in American politics and international affairs
  • Anyone who wants to find out about Obama’s core values

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Wisdom of Crowds von James Surowiecki

The Wisdom of Crowds

James Surowiecki
Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few
4.4 (77 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Wisdom of Crowds?

The Wisdom of Crowds explores why, and under which circumstances, groups of people can come up with better solutions to problems than any one person – even if that person is an expert. By analyzing the way individuals and groups make decisions, the book gets to the bottom of the wisdom of crowds, and shows how this wisdom can be used to make reliable decisions.

Wer The Wisdom of Crowds lesen sollte

  • Anyone who wants to know why a group of people can be wiser than individual experts
  • Anyone who wants to know which circumstances make groups’ decisions even more effective
  • Anyone who wants to know why working in groups makes sense in many situations

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Immigrants von Philippe Legrain


Philippe Legrain
Your Country Needs Them
4.0 (35 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Immigrants?

Immigrants offers a compelling case for a total revamp of the way most people view immigration and immigrants. It provides a detailed description of the case against immigration, while providing solid evidence for the great benefits, both social and economic, that migration provides.

Wer Immigrants lesen sollte

  • Anyone concerned by migration
  • Anyone unimpressed by the notion of a more open world
  • Anyone trying to understand why anyone would want to leave their home country

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Politics of Promotion von Bonnie Marcus

The Politics of Promotion

Bonnie Marcus
How High-Achieving Women Get Ahead and Stay Ahead
4.1 (30 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Politics of Promotion?

The Politics of Promotion (2015) offers insights into the ways women can prime themselves for promotion in any line of work. Filled with actionable tips and strategic career advice, it provides the political savvy you need to maneuver within the workplace and secure your next promotion.

Wer The Politics of Promotion lesen sollte

  • Women who want to move up the career ladder
  • Anyone interested in the politics and dynamics of high-pressure workplaces

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Headscarves and Hymens von Mona Eltahawy

Headscarves and Hymens

Mona Eltahawy
Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution
3.7 (153 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Headscarves and Hymens?

Headscarves and Hymens (2015) chronicles the many levels of abuse suffered by women in the Arab world and what brave feminist activists are doing about these injustices. These blinks describe the various forms of oppression women face, from child marriage to virginity tests, and call for a sexual revolution in Islamic nations.

Wer Headscarves and Hymens lesen sollte

  • Feminists of all colors, genders and religions
  • Political or social scientists interested in gender inequality in Arab countries
  • Anyone concerned about human rights.

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The End of Average von Todd Rose

The End of Average

Todd Rose
How to Succeed in a World that Values Sameness
4.1 (31 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The End of Average?

The End of Average (2016) reveals how people are measured against an abstract and misguided conception of the average human being, and how their individuality is more or less ignored. Learn about the first misapplications of averages to human nature, and how your company or school can lead the way in recognizing and embracing individuality. And reap the rewards!

Wer The End of Average lesen sollte

  • Teachers and educators
  • Employers and HR specialists
  • People who want to realize their full potential

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Glass Closet von John Browne

The Glass Closet

John Browne
Why Coming Out Is Good Business
3.7 (87 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Glass Closet?

The Glass Closet (2014) details the struggles that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people face in the workplace and how these struggles can be overcome. Importantly, these blinks will show how coming out can change people's lives for the better.

Wer The Glass Closet lesen sollte

  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people
  • Entrepreneurs, managers and employees of corporations
  • Politicians and activists engaged in civil rights

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Reset von Ellen Pao


Ellen Pao
My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change
4.5 (10 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Reset?

In Reset (2017), Ellen Pao recounts the story of her legal battle against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for discrimination. Her high-profile case caused waves in Silicon Valley, and the bravery and honesty she displayed inspired many women all over the world to share their own experiences, furthering the fight for equality.

Wer Reset lesen sollte

  • Women who have experienced sexual harassment at work
  • Managers who want to ensure their workplace is free from discrimination
  • Anyone interested in powerful women bringing about change in the world

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Can You Learn to be Lucky? von Karla Starr

Can You Learn to be Lucky?

Karla Starr
Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others
4.3 (122 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Can You Learn to be Lucky??

Can You Learn to Be Lucky (2018) explores how unseen biases dictate our personal behavior and world events in ways that are often quite predictable. By understanding the mechanisms behind seemingly lucky events, we can learn how to harness luck to our advantage.

Wer Can You Learn to be Lucky? lesen sollte

  • Unlucky people waiting for their big break
  • Students of behavioral science
  • Anyone who’s ever wondered why some people seem born to succeed

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Power Up von Magdalena Yesil

Power Up

Magdalena Yesil
How Smart Women Win in the New Economy
4.2 (18 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Power Up?

Power Up (2017) aims to empower women in the workplace with practical advice and heartfelt anecdotes from a Silicon Valley pioneer. Although primarily focused on the tech industry, it’s a guidebook that can be applied to breaking glass ceilings in all industries. From taking ownership of career choices to navigating sexist office politics, Magdalena Yesil offers a call to action for women who want appropriate credit for their hard work and a salary to match.

Wer Power Up lesen sollte

  • Women in business
  • Anyone working in the tech industry
  • Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Difference Makers von Nicky Howe and Alicia Curtis

Difference Makers

Nicky Howe and Alicia Curtis
A Leader’s Guide to Championing Diversity on Boards
4.0 (71 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Difference Makers?

Difference Makers (2016) makes a compelling case for the value of diversity at the top of today’s companies. Written by two leading champions of inclusive leadership, these blinks guide readers through personal and boardroom strategies to overcome bias, foster open dialogue and spark innovation by getting more voices to the table.

Wer Difference Makers lesen sollte

  • Founders and entrepreneurs
  • Team leaders, company managers and directors
  • Anyone interested in best business practices

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: I'm Judging You von Luvvie Ajayi

I'm Judging You

Luvvie Ajayi
The Do-Better Manual
3.0 (19 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in I'm Judging You?

I’m Judging You (2016) provides a uniquely humorous take on all the ways modern society can produce annoying, absurd and downright terrible people. Whether it’s misusing hashtags on social media or being an unbearable sexist monster, author Luvvie Ajayi is ready to call out their awfulness and provide readers with some pointers on how to avoid her judgemental wrath.

Wer I'm Judging You lesen sollte

  • Anyone looking to get more woke
  • People fed up with racism and sexism
  • Readers who want a humorous take on American society

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Hacking Darwin von Jamie Metzl

Hacking Darwin

Jamie Metzl
Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity
4.4 (99 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Hacking Darwin?

Hacking Darwin (2019) argues that humanity is on the cusp of a future beyond natural selection with the help of assisted reproductive technologies that will enable us to hack our genetic makeup. By mapping the history of genetics, technology and the implications of genetic engineering, it advocates for an informed adoption of the genetic revolution and suggests how to approach its political and ethical challenges.

Wer Hacking Darwin lesen sollte

  • Prospective parents interested in advanced reproductive technologies
  • Futurists, technocrats and sci-fi enthusiasts
  • Students of ethics and biology

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Person You Mean to Be von Dolly Chugh

The Person You Mean to Be

Dolly Chugh
How Good People Fight Bias
4.1 (119 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Person You Mean to Be?

The Person You Mean to Be (2018) offers an accessible guide to the complex world of unconscious biases. Unconscious biases are the assumptions and associations we all have about people who are of a different gender, race, sexual orientation or class than we are. Author Dolly Chugh explains how these unconscious biases work and what we can do to overcome them.

Wer The Person You Mean to Be lesen sollte

  • Students of human behavior and gender studies
  • Anyone who thinks they aren’t prejudiced
  • People who want to be more open-minded

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Crippled von Frances Ryan


Frances Ryan
Austerity and the Demonization of Disabled People
4.3 (15 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Crippled?

Crippled (2019) examines the treatment of disabled people in Britain’s “age of austerity,” which began in 2010 during David Cameron’s time as prime minister. Journalist Frances Ryan combines devastating case studies with grim statistics as she explains the effects the government’s policies and cuts have had on the people most in need of support.

Wer Crippled lesen sollte

  • Equality-minded people interested in disability rights
  • Concerned citizens interested in government policy
  • Political campaigners

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Humanity Works von Alexandra Levit

Humanity Works

Alexandra Levit
Merging Technologies and People for the Workforce of the Future
4.3 (66 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Humanity Works?

Humanity Works (2018) presents a critical examination of the future of work. Blending academic research with real-world examples, this forward-looking book explores how new technologies will augment human traits to transform even the most established industries.

Wer Humanity Works lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in the future of work
  • Leaders of innovative and competitive organizations
  • Ambitious workers navigating the changing professional landscape

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Rebel Ideas von Matthew Syed

Rebel Ideas

Matthew Syed
The Power of Diverse Thinking
4.6 (219 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Rebel Ideas?

Rebel Ideas (2019) explains why cognitive diversity is the fundamental ingredient for finding solutions to difficult problems, and how we can harness it to create positive change at work, in politics and when tackling global issues.

Wer Rebel Ideas lesen sollte

  • Managers seeking to optimize team performance
  • Innovators striving to arrive at better solutions
  • People wanting to diversify their thinking

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Lean Out von Marissa Orr

Lean Out

Marissa Orr
The Truth about Women, Power, and the Workplace
4.5 (80 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Lean Out?

Lean Out (2019) is an impassioned critique of corporate feminism. Rather than “lean in” to the patriarchal structures and misogynistic systems of the corporate world, it suggests that women take a step back and stop trying to act like men in order to get ahead.

Wer Lean Out lesen sollte

  • Working women who are sick and tired of being told to “man up”;
  • Firms wondering why their top-tier employees all have a Y chromosome; and
  • Any employee who wants to do their bit for diversity.


Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Future Shaper von Niamh O'Keeffe

Future Shaper

Niamh O'Keeffe
How Leaders Can Take Charge in an Uncertain World
4.2 (81 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Future Shaper?

Future Shaper (2020) describes the challenges leaders face in an increasingly fast-paced and technologically driven world. It’s the ultimate manual for leaders seeking to improve their leadership skills, embrace new ideas and innovations, and prepare for the future.

Wer Future Shaper lesen sollte

  • Business leaders stuck in a traditional way of thinking
  • Novice entrepreneurs wanting to learn the ins-and-outs of leadership
  • Future leaders entering the business world on the cusp of the digital revolution

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Stonewall von Martin Duberman


Martin Duberman
The Definitive Story of the LGBTQ Rights Uprising that Changed America
3.5 (125 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Stonewall?

Stonewall (1994) is the definitive history of the 1969 uprising that catalyzed the gay rights movement in the United States. By examining the lives of six gay and lesbian people involved in the movement, author Martin Duberman sheds light on the systems of oppression – as well as the incredible dedication and bravery – that led to mainstream society’s greater acceptance of the gay and lesbian community. 

Wer Stonewall lesen sollte

  • Activists
  • Those inspired by grassroots movements
  • Anyone interested in how communal action can lead to change

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Building an Inclusive Organization von Stephen Frost and Raafi-Karim Alidina

Building an Inclusive Organization

Stephen Frost and Raafi-Karim Alidina
Leveraging the Power of a Diverse Workforce
4.4 (167 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Building an Inclusive Organization?

Building an Inclusive Organization (2019) offers a roadmap for leaders to create organizations that truly celebrate diverse perspectives in the workplace. The authors show that to become truly inclusive, workplaces need to work hard to overcome unconscious bias, create divergent teams where people challenge each other, and implement policies to create a psychologically safe environment for all. 

Wer Building an Inclusive Organization lesen sollte

  • Hiring managers who want to learn how to turn good intentions into action
  • Leaders wanting to make their companies more innovative and inclusive
  • Anyone who has suffered systematic discrimination and wants to understand how the system works.

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Sum of Us von Heather McGhee

The Sum of Us

Heather McGhee
What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together
4.1 (68 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Sum of Us?

The Sum of Us (2021) is a searing analysis of how white supremacy has devastated the American middle class. Public services have been decimated, millions of Americans have no healthcare, and lobbyists control political decision-making. But white Americans keep voting for politicians who make things worse while blaming immigrants and people of color for the nation’s problems. Only by tackling racism head-on can we begin to fight for economic equality for all Americans.

Wer The Sum of Us lesen sollte

  • White people wanting to educate themselves about the real costs of racism
  • Activists looking for inspiration about how to create powerful multiracial coalitions
  • Anyone wanting to deepen their knowledge of US history and how it affects politics today

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Lead from the Outside von Stacey Abrams

Lead from the Outside

Stacey Abrams
How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change
4.0 (54 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Lead from the Outside?

Lead from the Outside (2018) is a handbook for outsiders who are seeking a seat at the table. Stacey Abrams outlines how the underrepresented and disenfranchised can harness their ambition and ingenuity to gain power, offering advice on money matters, overcoming fear, and hacking the system.

Wer Lead from the Outside lesen sollte

  • Women, BIPOC, LGBTQ+ folks, and anyone who’s been historically denied leadership roles
  • People interested in American society and politics
  • Anyone who wants to make a difference

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Woke, Inc. von Vivek Ramaswamy

Woke, Inc.

Vivek Ramaswamy
Inside Corporate America's Social Justice Scam
3.9 (207 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Woke, Inc.?

Woke, Inc. (2021) explores how the ideology of wokeness has come to infect America’s corporate sphere. While paying lip service to various social-justice causes, major American companies are acting in ways that are anything but just –⁠ and generating major profit in the process. Aside from being a nefarious way for corporations to make money, this strategy is also doing lasting damage to American democracy in surprising ways, and it’s time to snuff it out.

Wer Woke, Inc. lesen sollte

  • Conservatives and centrists worried about the excesses of progressivism
  • Liberals who want to hear the other side’s perspective
  • Anyone interested in American social ills

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Anxiety at Work von Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton with Anthony Gostick

Anxiety at Work

Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton with Anthony Gostick
8 Strategies to Help Teams Build Resilience, Handle Uncertainty, and Get Stuff Done
4.2 (210 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Anxiety at Work?

Anxiety at Work (2021) explores how the modern workplace contributes to our soaring anxiety levels. It outlines how organizations, and team leaders, can help alleviate their employees’ worries and concerns.

Wer Anxiety at Work lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in organizational psychology
  • Stressed-out employees looking for some perspective
  • Managers hoping to give employee well-being a boost

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Equity von Minal Bopaiah


Minal Bopaiah
How to Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives
3.7 (155 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Equity?

Equity (2021) is your guide to building equitable systems in the twenty-first century. It was designed to help socially conscious leaders with the challenging task of creating fair and inclusive organizations that work for everybody.

Wer Equity lesen sollte

  • Leaders who want to embed their values into their business or nonprofit
  • Diversity officers tasked with promoting a diverse and inclusive office culture
  • Anyone who wants to be more mindful of bias in their thinking and behavior

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Just Work von Kim Scott

Just Work

Kim Scott
How to Root Out Bias, Prejudice, and Bullying to Build a Kick-ass Culture of Inclusivity
3.5 (145 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Just Work?

Just Work (2021) reveals just how damaging unchecked bias and discrimination are in the workplace. Everyone has unconscious biases and prejudices that they bring with them to work. But if these aren’t confronted head-on they can create a toxic work environment with unhappy employees who can’t do their best. Tackling bias is a win for everyone.

Wer Just Work lesen sollte

  • CEOs wanting to create thriving workplaces
  • Anyone who’s experienced workplace harassment, and wants tools to address it
  • Workplace bullies who want to confront their prejudices

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Disability Visibility von Alice Wong

Disability Visibility

Alice Wong
First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century
4.2 (83 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Disability Visibility?

Disability Visibility (2020) is a compilation of original essays by people with disabilities. There are too few stories about what it’s like to be a disabled person navigating environments designed for the nondisabled. This collection brings visibility to some of these diverse experiences, and shows how limiting our ideas about disability really are.

Wer Disability Visibility lesen sollte

  • Disabled people looking for stories that represent diverse experiences of living with disabilities
  • Nondisabled people interested in confronting their prejudices about what it means to be disabled
  • Activists wanting to strengthen their movements by making them more intersectional

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Beat Gender Bias von Karen Morley

Beat Gender Bias

Karen Morley
How to Play a Better Part in a More Inclusive World
4.0 (130 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Beat Gender Bias?

Beat Gender Bias (2020) explores the beliefs and behaviors that underpin the glass ceiling and that stop women and girls from reaching their full potential. It explores the persistence of workplace sexism and explains how leaders can tackle it.

Wer Beat Gender Bias lesen sollte

  • Sociology buffs looking for a different perspective 
  • Feminists hoping to create change in their workplaces
  • Leaders seeking insights into equality and diversity issues

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Neurodiversity at Work von Theo Smith and Amanda Kirby

Neurodiversity at Work

Theo Smith and Amanda Kirby
Drive Innovation, Performance and Productivity With a Neurodiverse Workforce
4.4 (296 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Neurodiversity at Work?

Neurodiversity at Work (2022) is a practical guide to recruiting neurodiverse employees and creating work environments that allow them to thrive. Thanks to the digital revolution, the world of work has changed dramatically over the last decades. Yet corporate culture has remained trapped in archaic hiring practices that don’t work for the neurodiverse. By updating these practices, you’ll create a more inclusive workplace, which will yield more successful and innovative teams.

Wer Neurodiversity at Work lesen sollte

  • Hiring managers seeking to attract neurodiverse candidates
  • Leaders looking to create a communicative, trusting workplace
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to advocate for themselves in a corporate environment

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Leader's Guide to Unconscious Bias von Pamela Fuller & Mark Murphy with Anne Chow

The Leader's Guide to Unconscious Bias

Pamela Fuller & Mark Murphy with Anne Chow
How To Reframe Bias, Cultivate Connection, and Create High-Performing Teams
4.4 (177 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Leader's Guide to Unconscious Bias?

The Leader’s Guide to Unconscious Bias (2020) is a guide to unconscious bias at work: how to identify it, and what to do about it. Leaders and managers have a particular responsibility to ensure unconscious bias doesn’t harm the careers of their team members.

Wer The Leader's Guide to Unconscious Bias lesen sollte

  • Workplace leaders who want to take good care of their teams
  • Workers curious about how unconscious bias affects them
  • People looking to deepen their understanding of bias

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Inclusion on Purpose von Ruchika Tulshyan

Inclusion on Purpose

Ruchika Tulshyan
An Intersectional Approach to Creating a Culture of Belonging at Work
4.5 (24 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Inclusion on Purpose?

Inclusion on Purpose (2022) shows leaders how to foster a culture of inclusion, diversity, and equity in the workplace. Putting the experiences of women of color front and center, it provides impactful inclusion strategies which don’t only benefit the marginalized but every employee in the organization.

Wer Inclusion on Purpose lesen sollte

  • Those wanting to use their privilege for good
  • Leaders of team and organizations
  • HR professionals

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety von Timothy R. Clark

The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety

Timothy R. Clark
Defining the Path to Inclusion and Innovation
4.3 (275 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety?

The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety (2020) is a practical handbook for creating and maintaining psychological safety in the workplace. In order for employees to take risks, ask questions, challenge the status quo, and make mistakes – all while learning and growing – they have to feel included and safe. This book shows how leaders can reduce social friction while encouraging collaboration and innovation.

Wer The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety lesen sollte

  • Managers and CEOs trying to boost employee well-being and productivity
  • Leaders tired of dusty corporate hierarchies
  • Anyone interested in practical approaches to workplace inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Remix von Lindsey Pollak

The Remix

Lindsey Pollak
How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace
4.5 (10 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Remix?

The Remix (2019) illustrates the importance of creating and maintaining a multigenerational workspace that is inclusive to all. Combining recent data, independent research, and case studies from Fortune 500 companies, it shows teams how to embrace diverse working styles and turn potential clashes into opportunities.

Wer The Remix lesen sollte

  • Career enthusiasts
  • College graduates transitioning into the workplace
  • Managers looking to improve their leadership skills

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: “You Just Need to Lose Weight” von Aubrey Gordon

“You Just Need to Lose Weight”

Aubrey Gordon
And 19 Other Myths About Fat People
2.6 (25 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in “You Just Need to Lose Weight”?

“You Just Need to Lose Weight” (2023) takes a deep dive into some of society’s most harmful myths about fat people. By revealing the facts behind these common misconceptions, Aubrey Gordon gives readers the tools to analyze their own internal biases, combat anti-fat discrimination, and support the goal of social acceptance for people of all sizes.

Wer “You Just Need to Lose Weight” lesen sollte

  • Anyone who wants to learn about the myths surrounding fatness
  • People interested in confronting anti-fat bias and discrimination
  • Supporters of fat activism

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Highly Sensitive Person von Elaine N. Aron

The Highly Sensitive Person

Elaine N. Aron
How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
4.2 (402 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Highly Sensitive Person?

The Highly Sensitive Person (1996) improves our understanding of that one-fifth of the population whose nervous systems pick up signals the average person can’t register. With greater self-awareness and society’s understanding, people with heightened sensitivity can flourish.

Wer The Highly Sensitive Person lesen sollte

  • Highly sensitive people
  • Parents of highly sensitive children
  • Friends, colleagues, and anyone trying to understand a highly sensitive person

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Workstyle von Lizzie Penny and Alex Hirst


Lizzie Penny and Alex Hirst
A revolution for wellbeing, productivity and society
3.8 (211 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Workstyle?

Workstyle: A revolution for wellbeing, productivity and society (2022) introduces the concept of workstyle: the freedom to choose when and where we work. By examining the outdated history of the standard 9 to 5 working week in the light of the modern digital age, the authors lay the foundation for an individualized and autonomous way of working. 

Wer Workstyle lesen sollte

  • Career-optimizers who feel that our current way of working is inefficient or unnecessary.
  • People with disabilities or challenges which exclude them from the regular 9 to 5.
  • Visionaries who dare to dream of a better world.

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Urgent Life von Bozoma Saint John

The Urgent Life

Bozoma Saint John
My Story of Love, Loss, and Survival
3.9 (19 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Urgent Life?

The Urgent Life (2023) is part-memoir, part-manifesto to the importance of showing up in your life, and being fiercely present – no matter the circumstances. Bozoma Saint John has experienced both highs and lows in the course of her life. Through it all, she has learned to stay true to herself and her dreams, and to live as if nothing is guaranteed. In The Urgent Life, she describes the events that have most impacted her, and shares how you, too, can live life with passionate urgency.  

Wer The Urgent Life lesen sollte

  • People who are hungry to live more boldly, 
  • Young professionals looking for inspiration on how to navigate the corporate ladder authentically. 
  • Anyone who has experienced loss, and is figuring out how to carry on.

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Saving Time von Jenny Odell

Saving Time

Jenny Odell
Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock
4.0 (369 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Saving Time?

Saving Time (2023) takes a deep dive into the complicated concepts surrounding time and the multitude of ways it can be experienced. Combining historical research, philosophical ideas, and social commentary, it offers new approaches to perceiving time that can help us learn to truly live in the present while looking toward a more hopeful future.

Wer Saving Time lesen sollte

  • Anyone curious about the concept of time
  • People suffering from a lack of time or burnout
  • Fans of history, science, and philosophy

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Fool Proof von Tess Wilkinson-Ryan

Fool Proof

Tess Wilkinson-Ryan
How Fear of Playing the Sucker Shapes Our Selves and the Social Order — And What We Can Do About It
4.2 (25 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Fool Proof?

Fool Proof (2023) explores how the universal human fear of being a sucker contributes to the social order and drives our actions and behaviors. By explaining how the “sucker’s game” permeates so many aspects of our lives, it shows us how we can recognize our fears and keep them from influencing our values and beliefs.

Wer Fool Proof lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in the psychology behind the fear of being a sucker
  • People who want to learn more about how scams affect our lives
  • Fans of psychology and sociology books

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Divergent Mind von Jenara Nerenberg

Divergent Mind

Jenara Nerenberg
Thriving in a World That Wasn't Designed for You
3.9 (225 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Divergent Mind?

Divergent Mind (2020) is a groundbreaking look at neurodiversity in women and girls, with a particular focus on the impacts of late diagnosis and the overall lack of clinical research.

Wer Divergent Mind lesen sollte

  • Those seeking more information on neurodiversity and the ways it can manifest 
  • Anyone who gets overwhelmed by external stimuli from smells to sounds to surroundings – and wonders why
  • Synesthetes and sensitives looking for practical ways to make their world more accommodating

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Pageboy von Elliot Page


Elliot Page
A Memoir
3.4 (30 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Pageboy?

Pageboy (2023) plunges you into the candid and compelling world of Elliot Page's life. Navigate through stories of self-discovery, transformation, and fortitude that shaped his remarkable journey.

Wer Pageboy lesen sollte

  • Members of the LGBTQ+ community
  • Allies, advocates, and identity explorers
  • Fims buffs and cinemagoers

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Alignment Problem von Brian Christian

The Alignment Problem

Brian Christian
Machine Learning and Human Values
3.2 (52 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Alignment Problem?

The Alignment Problem (2021) is both a history of the development of AI as well as a prophetic warning about what is to come. From the inherent bias in training data to the extreme speed of progress, Brian Christian details the potential dangers of and solutions to the AI problem.

Wer The Alignment Problem lesen sollte

  • Science and tech enthusiasts
  • Those interested in AI
  • Students of history and technology

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Poverty, by America von Matthew Desmond

Poverty, by America

Matthew Desmond
3.8 (155 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Poverty, by America?

Poverty, by America (2023) delves into the paradoxical issue of poverty in the abundant country of the United States. It explores potential solutions to this pervasive issue, based on extensive research.

Wer Poverty, by America lesen sollte

  • Poverty abolitionists
  • Lawmakers
  • Corporate leaders and shareholders

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: The Way Up von Errol L. Pierre with Jim Jermanok

The Way Up

Errol L. Pierre with Jim Jermanok
Climbing the Corporate Mountain as a Professional of Color
4.3 (10 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Way Up?

The Way Up (2022) is a career guidebook that provides professionals of color with empowering advice on climbing the corporate ladder. Drawing on interviews and lived experience, it tackles topics like expanding networks, overcoming impostor syndrome, and securing executive mentors. With motivating wisdom and practical strategies, it shows how to navigate workplace challenges and fulfill your leadership potential.

Wer The Way Up lesen sollte

  • Professionals of color 
  • Managers wanting to support diversity 
  • Leaders from diverse communities 

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: I'm Not Yelling von Elizabeth Leiba

I'm Not Yelling

Elizabeth Leiba
A Black Woman's Guide to Navigating the Workplace
4.0 (2 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in I'm Not Yelling?

I’m Not Yelling (2022) is part memoir, part tactical guide for Black women navigating corporate America. Filled with anecdotes and statistical data, it highlights the unique challenges Black women face in the workplace, and offers a range of reflections, strategies, and affirmations to empower you to step into your full potential. 

Wer I'm Not Yelling lesen sollte

  • Black businesswomen and female entrepreneurs 
  • Anyone wanting to educate themselves on the Black experience in America 
  • Individuals of minority groups committed to reclaiming their voice in the workplace 

Diversity & Inclusion Bücher: Social Justice Fallacies von Thomas Sowell

Social Justice Fallacies

Thomas Sowell
3.6 (39 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Social Justice Fallacies?

Social Justice Fallacies (2023) unravels the myths and misconceptions driving today's social justice movement. It turns out that many popular beliefs about how society should be improved often conflict with concrete facts. This exploration sheds light on the perilous path of good intentions paired with fallacious assertions.

Wer Social Justice Fallacies lesen sollte

  • Critical thinkers who find themselves questioning social justice movements
  • Enthusiasts of fact-driven political discourse
  • Anyone wanting to debunk widely accepted social narratives

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