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13 leaders share the books that changed how they live, think and lead: 2023 Books Roundup

Want a book for that hard-to-shop-for person? Or a book to make you that much sharper in the year ahead? In this special collection episode, CEOs, startup founders and more share the books that have changed their minds, how they lead and even changed their careers. Their book picks include business classics, as well as surprising selections from histories, how-to books and the Bible. These recommendations helped this year's class of leaders better manage teams, their time and their energy, all while making critical shifts in their lives and mindsets.

Interviews in this episode were recorded at: Annual Meeting, Davos Switzerland; Sustainable Development Impact Summit, New York; Urban Transformation Summit, Detroit.

Interviewees include:

Alyssa Auberger, CSO, Baker McKenzie

Deborah Braide, E-Guide

Didier Elzinga, Chief Executive Officer, Culture Amp

Martine Ferland, Chief Executive Officer, Mercer

Tiya Gordon, founder, It's Electric

Fahd Jamaleddine, co-founder, Nafda Lebonan

Cassandra Mao, Chief Strategy Officer, Halo Car

Benjie de la Pena, Chief Executive OfficerShared Mobility Center

Blake Scholl, Chief Executive Officer, Boom Supersonic

Mitzi Short, CEO of New Season Coaching and Consulting

Aaron Tartakovsky, Chief Executive Officer, Epic Cleantec

Dylan Taylor, chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Voyager Space

Angela Williams, Chief Executive Officer, United Way Worldwide

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Hosted by:
Linda Lacina

Digital Editor, World Economic Forum

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