For the busy business traveller, life on the road can offer a rare opportunity for some downtime. And what better way to spend it than tucking into a good read?
In recent years, eBooks have experienced a surge in popularity as they can be accessed via an assortment of mobile devices, Kindles and tablets. For travellers on the go, a multiuse device can replace bulky paperbacks and free up valuable carry-on space. But with a limited amount of travel time available, what should you read? Focussing on non-fiction titles, we’ve come up with a recommended list of eBooks to entertain and enlighten any road warrior.
The Millennial’s Guide to Business Travel: Lessons for the Next Generation of Road Warriors
by Michael Puldy
Puldy summarises three decades and three million miles of business travel into easily digestible stories and anecdotes. He provides tips on how to put the fun back into corporate travel for the “next generation of business travellers”.
Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive
by Kevin Horsely
Horsley has been fascinated with the human mind and maximising memory for the past 25 years. In 2013, he broke the world memory record by memorising the mathematical Pi to 10,000 places. His latest book reveals the secrets to improve memory and better focus attention.
Lion: A Long Way Home
by Saroo Brierley
Brierley’s 25-year search to locate his mother was chronicled in the Oscar-nominated film Lion, which is based on this autobiography. As an Indian boy adopted by an Australian couple in Hobart, his mission to reconnect with his past is revealed in this inspirational book.
The Barefoot Investor
by Scott Pape
Having amassed one million sales, Pape’s message is simple: money is a means to an end and financial security is easier than it sounds. The strategies provided range from designating a card for luxury splurges to making time to have the cash flow chat with your partner.
Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla is Shaping our Future
by Ashlee Vance
Musk hardly needs an introduction, but Vance’s New York Times best-seller lifts the cloud of mystery still surrounding the eccentric billionaire. This biography is a highly lauded recount of Musk’s life from his childhood in South Africa to his quest to reach space.
by James Kerr
Kerr explores the history, heart and might of the New Zealand All Blacks, revealing 15 powerful and practical lessons for corporate leaders. The overall message shows how we, as individuals, can work towards the common good for the entire human race.
The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time
by Arianna Huffington
While sleep is often pushed aside in our busy lives, Huffington, co-founder and editor in chief of the Huffington Post, delves into the science behind a good night’s rest, specifically exploring how sleep is related to our physical health and daily-decision making.
This list is just a small selection of the abundance of eBook titles available, proving the art of reading books hasn’t been lost … it has simply been reinvented!
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