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Top 10 New Business Books

At NCU, we pride ourselves on teaching cutting-edge business ideas, theories and strategies in the classroom. However, innovative ideas and concepts are not limited to scholarly mediums. Best-selling books, readily available to anyone, are full of creative, innovative, and effective practices and methods. With hundreds of thousands of business books available on Amazon alone, how do you separate the wheat from the chaff? Here we’ve culled down the list to our top 10 best business books to read from last year:

10 Tips to Stick with Your Workout Routine

Why do so many of us vow that we’re going to work out, yet can’t stick with it? 

According to Dr. Augusto Rodriguez, PhD in Kinesiology and professor at Northcentral University’s School of Education, the answers vary and can include everything from a lack of time to not enjoying the exercise to simply losing interest. But at the end of the day, these are just excuses.

10 Tips to Help Prevent Childhood Overeating

It’s an alarming statistic. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. Poor nutrition and overeating can set our children up for a host of preventable lifestyle diseases. This could be the first generation that does not outlive its parents. Something has got to change. 

10 Ways to Train Your Brain

In recent years, scientists have realized that the brain isn’t set and fixed, but instead fluid and changing throughout life. This means that you can teach an old dog new tricks, and today is the perfect day to start.

“Learning, reading, engaging in daily cognitive challenges/tasks as simple as reading books, taking college courses and doing word puzzles confers a significant degree of protection against mental illness and degenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease,” said NCU Professor Patrick McNamara, Ph.D.

10 Psychology Books You Should Read

There are classic or influential books in every field that should be read to gain a fuller breadth of understanding. With an eye to this, we have asked the leaders of Northcentral University School of Psychology to share the indispensable psychology books from their reading lists.

Compiling their responses, we present 10 Psychology Books You Should Read, which have all made a considerable impact on the field of psychology.

Their recommendations follow in no particular order:

10 Tips for a Stellar LinkedIn Profile

The job hunt has changed. It's not just about your resume. Today it's about your online profile. 94% of recruiters look at social media during the hiring process. While managing your reputation on all social networks is important, LinkedIn is THE business social network.

94% of recruiters look at social media during the hiring process

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