Executive recruiters’ favorite books and podcasts for 2021

by Josh Kotelnicki
Associate Practice Leader at Charles Aris Inc.

It’s a new year, so you likely sat down before the end of 2020 to create a list of goals to accomplish in 2021. If reading more or finding a new podcast is on that list, we have a collection of great suggestions directly from some of our firm’s recruiting experts:

Chad Oakley, Chief Executive Officer
"The Hard Thing About Hard Things" by Ben Horowitz

Greg Harper, Senior Vice President
"The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" by Stephen Covey

Caroline Wilson, Vice President
"How I Built This" by Guy Raz (podcast)

Steven Stewart, Vice President
"Revisionist History" by Malcolm Gladwell (podcast)

Jill Jitima, Vice President
“Crucial Conversations” by Kerry Patterson

Sarah Becker, Vice President
"The Other 90%: How to Unlock your Vast Untapped Potential for Leadership and Life" by Robert K. Cooper

Ashlee Wagner, Vice President
“Untamed” by Glennon Doyle

Jody Karavanic, Vice President
"Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens

TJ Deal, Practice Leader
"The Last Palace: Europe’s Turbulent Century in Five Lives and one Legendary House" by Norman Eisen

Ryan Morgan, Associate Practice Leader
"Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup" by John Carreyrou