January’s Library Chat focuses on the New Year and setting goals (or New Year’s resolutions). Members of the Library staff discuss all types of books that have to do with setting goals, personal and professional growth, and more. They also discuss an episode from the podcast Happier With Gretchen Rubin which is co-hosted by one of the popular voices on the subject of happiness, habits, and human nature, she’s the author of several New York Times bestsellers. The Happier With Gretchen Rubin episode discussed is Podcast 307: We Reveal Our “21 for 21” Lists.
Check out the book list below highlighting the books we discussed during the podcast.
Library Chat: January 2021 Book List
The 4 disciplines of execution: achieving your wildly important goals by Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, Jim Huling (Bridges)
The 4-Hour Body by Timothy Ferriss (Bridges)
Best self : be you, only better by Mike Bayer DB94722
Crucial Conversations: tools for talking when stakes are high by Kerry Patterson DB55247
Everything is negotiable: the 5 tactics to get what you want in life, love, & work by Meg Myers Morgan, PhD DB93263
The path made clear: discovering your life’s direction and purpose by Oprah Winfrey DB94349
Pick three: you can have it all (just not every day) by Randi Zuckerberg DB97701
Sorry I’m late, I didn’t want to come: one introvert’s year of saying yes by Jessica Pan DB96264
What would Dolly do? [sound recording] : how to be a diamond in a rhinestone world by Lauren Marino DB95006
Year of Yes by Shondra Rhimes DB83604
Titles by Gretchen Rubin
Better Than Before DB81121 BR20894
The Four Tendencies: the indispensable personality profiles that reveal how to make your life better (and other people’s lives better, too) DB89131
Happier at Home: Kiss more, jump more, abandon a project, read Samuel Johnson and my other experiments in the practice of everyday life DB75542 BR19637
The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent A Year Trying To Sing In The Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, And Generally Have More Fun DB70275 BR18710
Outer Order, Inner Calm: declutter and organize to make more room for happiness DB94115
Also check out the library’s monthly Library News podcast and Braille Bits podcast. Check out the library’s Podcast Page for information on all the library’s podcasts and episodes.