What are the industry's best and brightest reading this summer?

Top literary picks for when you want to improve your business or enjoy a fun beach read

May 22, 2015 @ 12:45 pm

By Ellie Zhu

As the summer begins, it's time to pull together the definitive summer reading list for advisers. InvestmentNews has collected book recommendations from some of the leaders of the industry to help advisers prepare for their downtime. Below, find the 24 books these thought leaders are buzzing about, split between more professionally focused reads and just-for-fun books to help pass this summer's free time.

  • Ruediger Adolf
    Founder and CEO, Focus Financial Partners
    Professional Read

    Name: What it Takes
    Author: Charles D. Ellis
    Reason for Recommending: “Creating, growing, and inspiring a successful professional services firm is a daunting challenge, and Charles provides fascinating insights by learning from the very best.”
    Fun Read

    Name: Civilization, The West and the Rest
    Author: Niall Ferguson
    Reason for Recommending: “With the emergence of China as an economic and political powerhouse, the West has to recommit to the values that have made our civilization so successful, and success is about more than just economics.”
    Next: Ron Carson
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