Best Professional Development Books for Pros at All Career Stages | Nikolas Onoufriadis
Nikolas Onoufriadis on the best professional development books for pros at all career stages.
It's never a bad time to explore professional development. As time progresses, things evolve. Your ability to adapt will be the key to success during times of change. If you stay stagnant, you may find yourself going through the motions or even looking for a new job. If you're constantly working on your growth as a professional, however, then you will be quite valuable to businesses, and you'll also find yourself enjoying the development. If you've been asking yourself where to start when it comes to professional development, then you're in the right place. Here are some of the best books you can nab on your journey.
This book by Scott Galloway discusses how Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook thrive. These are some of the biggest businesses in the world. They are considered to be the juggernauts of their industries. Some trends that have been laid out throughout the years by observing the successes of these companies can be applied to just about any startup. For as big as Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook are today, success was never guaranteed when the companies first started. This book can serve as inspiration for those wanting to start their own business.
In this book, Tasha Eurich assists with self-awareness. Her goal is to make people feel more comfortable and confident about their career paths. Eurich uses research data to back up the advice that she's giving. Eurich believes that small improvements will lead to a big payoff. It doesn't stop with studies either. Eurich shares her own personal experiences to better relate to the reader as well. She even discusses the two invisible roadblocks that she has seen throughout the years and how to overcome them. If you need to work on self-awareness, this is the book for you.
The Dichotomy of Leadership
Jocko Willink and Leif Babin have you covered with this book on how to become a strong leader in your field. Every business needs someone with leadership qualities to steer things in the right direction. This book will turn you into a master of leadership if you read through all of the text and put all steps into practice consistently.
About Nikolas Onoufriadis
Nikolas Onoufriadis is a native Greek who is currently residing in Boston, Massachusetts. One of the things that sets Nikolas apart from the crowd is his genuine knowledge and understanding of balancing work and self-care. A skilled businessman and conversationalist, Nikolas has conducted business in more than 10 countries in the last 15 years. He's fluent in Greek and English, and conversant in Spanish and German, no doubt helping him during business negotiations.
Nikolas constantly goes above and beyond in whatever he's doing. He not only got his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, but also got another Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Harvard, making the Dean's list in both places.
Currently, Nikolas Onoufriadis is the Founder and Managing Director of his own consulting firm, Power2U Consulting. Founded in 2015, Power2U Consulting is a business that specializes in management and business consulting, as well as government relations. Nikolas wanted to put the skills that he learned throughout college and his extensive career to work, employing leadership, strategy, management, communication practices, and business growth to the company. Power2U has been successful in tackling complex issues throughout the United States, as well as several countries in Europe, the CIS, and the Middle East. Because of the work that he's doing, Nikolas has not only met with Heads of State, political dignitaries and prominent businessmen, but also gained experiences that he wouldn't have had otherwise by facilitating government and business meetings, participating in critical discussions and negotiations, and organizing targeted events and fundraisers. To learn more about Nikolas Onoufriadis, be sure to visit his websites!