Business Today 14th January 2018 - Page 201

THE BREAKOUT ZONE > EX-LIBRIS RADICAL CANDOR: How to Be a Great Boss Without Losing Your Humanity By Kim Scotts Pan Macmillan UK :320 pages; `699 The book explores the right balance between being ob- noxiously aggressive and being ruinously empathetic. The author lists actionable lessons for leaders on how to be successful while retaining their integrity and human- ity. It is a handy guide for those bewildered by manage- ment, written for bosses and those who manage bosses. THE CAPTAIN CLASS: The Hidden Force Behind the World’s Greatest Teams By Sam Walker Random House; 352 pages; `699 What makes teams exceptional? Through riveting accounts of some of the most pressure-soaked moments in sports history, the author identifies core qualities of the captain class – from extreme doggedness and emotional control to a knack for non-verbal communication to tactical aggression and the courage to stand apart. TRIBE OF MENTORS: Short Life Advice From the Best in the World By Timothy Ferriss Random House UK; 608 pages; `799 Through short, action-packed profiles, the book reveals secrets for success, happiness, meaning and more, from 100 experts – the likes of Ray Dalio, Chris Anderson, Yuval Noah Harari, Arianna Huffington, Drew Houston and Maria Sharapova – to face any adversity or opportunity. January 14 I 2018 I BUSINESS TODAY I 201