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Professional Development Book Club


The Professional Development Book Club meets each semester at Training & Development. The book club is open to all UGA faculty and staff and fosters interdisciplinary conversation and networking across the university. 

Book selections focus on relevant and research-based topics that help professionals meet the challenges of their work and lives. Previous selections have included:

  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain (spring 2017)
  • Switch: How to Change When Change is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath (summer 2017)
  • Mindset by Carol Dweck (fall 2017)
  • Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek (winter 2018)
  • The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle (spring 2018)
  • New Power by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms (summer 2018)
  • Uncensored by Zachary R. Wood (fall 2018)
  • Dare to Lead by Brene Brown (spring 2019)


books and coffee    Join us to discuss the next selection:

    Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown

    Friday, August 2, 2019 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. at T&D


Register to attend through the Professional Education Portal (PEP) beginning May 1st.

Have a suggestion for a future title? Want to be notified of upcoming book selections? Let us know!


Updated 4.26.2019