The Books That Got Us Through 2020
With just a few weeks of 2020 left, we’re already starting to let out a sigh of relief. It’s been a long year.
A bright spot? There was no shortage of great books to read. And we’re especially grateful for that because they offered a much-needed escape from reality when it felt like the walls were closing in, or even when we just wanted a quick distraction or quiet way to end our day.
We were curious to know what’s at the top of everyone’s personal “best of” books list this year, so we asked the OpenView community to tell us their favorite. Take a look and consider adding a few of these to your 2021 reading list.
The Culture Map
–Lisa Campbell, CMO at Autodesk
–Francesca Krihely, Senior Director, Growth Marketing at Snyk
Brick by Brick
–Mike Tria, Head of Platform at Atlassian
–Ryan Dunagan, VP of Marketing at Spotio
The Infinite Game
–Graeme Wilson, Founder at Morphed
–Pranav Kashyap, Group Product Manager at Mixpanel
House of Leaves
–Dylan Berno, Client Success Team Lead at New Breed
–Ross Andrews, Founder at Talkin’ SaaSy
High Output Management
–Miguel Fernández Larrea, CEO at Capchase
Why We Sleep
–Chase Doelling, Director Strategic and Technical Alliances at JumpCloud
–Steffen Bilde, VP of Product Strategy at Dixa
–Brett Trainor, Host of the B2B Founder podcast
In Search of Stupidity
–Anthony Morris, Head of Marketing at Linx Software
–Abbas Faiq, CIO at PTC
–Shruti Kapoor, CEO at Wingman
The Punch Escrow
–Bobby Brown, Global Head of Customer Success at MessageBird
The Power of Habit
–Lawrence Schwartz, CEO at Trivie
The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King
–Martin Roth, CRO at Levelset
What’s the best book you read this year? Comment on our LinkedIn post with your answer.
Where to order books
Our local book stores need us right now more than ever, so please order from one near you (find yours here). If you’d like some suggestions, here are just a few of many that offer online ordering:
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