PJ Neal

Thoughts from a more-than-occasional writer

HBR’s 10 Must Reads for Business Students [Book]

Harvard Business Review included my article “The C-Suite Skills That Matter Most” in their anthology “HBR’s 10 Must Reads for Business Students” published December 2023.

Take your business education to the next level–and drive your career forward.

If you read nothing else to stand out in class and prepare for what’s next, read these 10 articles. We’ve combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the best ones to help you learn the most important ideas in leadership and management, feel confident in your business classes, and be ready to thrive in any role you take on.

This book will inspire you to:

Succeed by playing to your strengths
Learn to be more persuasive
Give killer presentations
Perfect your business-writing skills
Find your authentic voice and leadership style
Build a purposeful career

This collection of articles includes “Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life,” by Boris Groysberg and Robin Abrahams, “Harnessing the Science of Persuasion,” by Robert B. Cialdini, “How to Give a Killer Presentation,” by Chris Anderson, “The Science of Strong Business Writing,” by Bill Birchard, “How High Achievers Overcome Their Anxiety,” by Morra Aarons-Mele, “How to Play to Your Strengths,” by Laura Morgan Roberts, Gretchen Spreitzer, Jane Dutton, Robert Quinn, Emily Heaphy, and Brianna Barker Caza, “You’re Not Powerless in the Face of Imposter Syndrome,” by Keith D. Dorsey, “The Feedback Fallacy,” by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall, “The Authenticity Paradox,” by Herminia Ibarra, “The C-Suite Skills That Matter Most,” by Raffaella Sadun, Joseph Fuller, Stephen Hansen, and PJ Neal, “Building an Ethical Career,” by Maryam Kouchaki and Isaac Smith, and “From Purpose to Impact,” by Nick Craig and Scott Snook.