OPCD Staff Picks

Allison McWilliams, Director, Mentoring Resource Center

1. Give and Take, Adam Grant

2. The Mentor Leader, Tony Dungy

3. The Defining Decade, Meg Jay: (yes)

4. The Leadership Challenge, Kouzes and Posner (ebook)

5. One Question, Ken Coleman

6. Sway, Ori and Rom Brafman

7. The 360 Degree Leader, John Maxwell (ROTC building)


Mercy Eyadiel, Executive Director, Employer Relations

1. You Majored In What?, Kate Brooks

2. How Will You Measure Your Life, Clay Christensen

3. The Wall Street Journal’s Guide to Building Your Career, Jennifer Merritt

4. Now, Discover Your Strengths, Marcus Buckingham

5. The Brand Called You, Tom Peters


Kate Brooks, Executive Director, OPCD

1. Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies by Joshua Waldman (ebook)

2. Wishcraft by Barbara Sher

3. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey (Wilson 1)

4. Do the Work by Steven Pressfield

5. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain (yes)


Andy Chan, VP, OPCD

1. Nobodies to Somebodies: How 100 Great Careers Got Their Start by Peter Han

2. This I Believe II: more personal philosophies of remarkable men and women – Jay Allison and Dan Gediman

3. Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl (Reynolds 6)

4. Authentic Happiness – Martin Seligman (Wilson 1)

5. Roadtrip Nation: A guide to discovering your path in life – Nathan Geghard, Joanne Gordon and Mike Marriner


Amy Willard, Assistant Director – Professional Development

So Good They Can’t Ignore You, Cal Newton

The Start-Up of You, Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha


*Note to Wake Forest Students: Thanks to the Z. Smith Reynolds library, these titles are available to you and can be found in the career development section located in the library’s atrium.