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Some readers and CUNA editors are taking a page from our school days to write end-of-summer book reports on what we’ve read recently.
These business-related books focus on the need for quiet reflection, the benefits of a better workplace culture, the importance of embracing a cause, and more.
We'd like your book recommendations, too. Fill out the form below to let us know what books you've enjoyed and what you've taken away from them. We may share your comments on our website.
See below for summer reading recommendations and the insights they offer.
I read, “In Emergency Break Glass: What Nietzsche Can Teach Us About Joyful Living in a Tech-Saturated World” by Nate Anderson.
It’s a great book. It talks about Nietzsche, the German philosopher. He's not the best person. His philosophy is great, but some of his views are absolutely horrendous.
But the book’s about how we can employ his teachings to live in a tech-saturated world, where we're constantly turned on. We’re constantly connected to our technology, and we need to have moments of quiet where we're not trying to know everything about everything.
That includes enjoying quiet and not always playing music, talking to someone, or watching a video—to truly engage in the act of thinking through quiet.
RICHELLE RAY, information technology project manager, $3.1 billion asset Educational Employees Credit Union, Fort Worth, Texas.
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