Ice Breaker – Last 5 Books You Read

Each week on The Stretched Blog, I ask an ice breaker question. The questions are designed to help us get to know each other here in The Stretched Community. I’ll provide my answer to the question here in the post, and then you can leave your response in the comments. While you’re in the comments section, see how others answered the ice breaker question.

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Question:  What are the last five books you read?

My Answer:  Reading is one of the best ways to stretch yourself.  I have learned a lot from other authors about life and leadership.  Here are the five books I have been reading most recently:

  1. Next Up: 8 Shifts Great Young Leaders Make by Jonathan Pearson (You can read review by clicking here.)
  2. Buy This Land by Chi-Dooh Li (I’m actually reading this in preparation for my trip to Guatemala this summer.)
  3. Actually, Clams Are Miserable: Deconstructing 101 Ridiculous Clichés by Bryan Allain
  4. Ten Commandments for Creatives: A Creativity Road Map by Andrew Zahn
  5. Becoming a LifeChanger: Move Away from Ordinary by Tammy Helfrich

Answer this week’s ice breaker question by leaving a comment. I look forward to reading your response! (As always, feel free to share links.) And keep STRETCHING!

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