The more that you can push your employees to learn and evolve, the happier they will be and the more effective they will become in contributing to your business being successful, saving you money, and making your company a better place to work.
If that’s not good enough to promote learning, we don’t know what is! According to a survey conducted by The Learning Wave, out of 4,300 employees, 74% felt that they were not meeting their full potential at work.
One engaging and interesting way to prompt learning, motivation, and innovation from those who work for you is to provide them with literature that they can take useful insights from.
Below, take a look at a roundup of books we’ve found have serious teaching power and that are interesting enough for your employees to love.
3 Useful Books Your Employees Should Read
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
This is a popular read that has been raved about by many. The great thing about this book is that it looks into the psychological reasoning behind why people act and perform tasks over time the way that they do, and not only does this apply to work, but personal life as well.
This creates even more incentives for employees to read the work. Reading this book will force employees to begin thinking about what good and bad habits they have at work and how their habits can be changed or improved.
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
Who couldn’t use a little extra motivation once in a while, right? Every workplace could use a burst of energy from time to time, and this book helps people figure out what makes them tick in the workplace to prompt their best and most engaging work.
This book draws its conclusions from hefty studies and scientific research – which means it has the information it needs to back up its facts.
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande
If you’re looking to help your employees get and stay organized, this is the perfect read. While many people use checklists on a day-to-day basis, the author of this book really delves into the power of them and their capabilities and how they can assist us in navigating the ever-growing complexity of the world we live in today.
This is a poignant and interesting read that is sure to give you the bang-for-your-buck that you are craving when it comes to gaining knowledge and insight.
How a PEO Can Help
Providing your employees with these books is a great start in promoting learning and evolution at your workplace. A PEO can help decipher which books are the best for your company or groups within it to promote efficiency and a higher success rate.
Call us today to receive a complimentary competitive analysis to find the PEO that will work best with your organization.