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Professional Development Book Club


The Professional Development Book Club meets each semester at Learning & 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 evidence-based topics that help professionals meet the challenges of their work and lives. 


books and coffee   Join us for our fall selection:

   Thinking Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know         by Adam Grant

  Wednesday, October 20, 10:30 - 12:00 p.m.


Register to attend through the Professional Education Portal (PEP).

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)
  • Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown (summer 2019)
  • Biased by Jennifer L. Eberhardt (fall 2019)
  • The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates (spring 2020)
  • Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein (summer 2020)
  • The Book of Joy by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu (summer 2020)
  • The Art of Possibility by Rosamund and Benjamin Zander (fall 2020)
  • Wolfpack by Abby Wamback (summer 2021)

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

Updated 8.3.2021