21 Dirty Tricks at Work is simply the best book ever written about office politics. Most books about office politics try to make all nice-nice. They explain that office politics are part of the game, and that if you approach politics with the right attitude, your ability to work with others will ensure that you succeed.
Crazy Bosses explains exactly how and why so many of today’s CEOs are off their rockers. More importantly, for each category of nutcase, it provides a specific and useful action plan to harness the boss’s craziness to your own ends. Since crazy bosses get ever more common as you climb higher up the food chain, this book is an indispensable tool for identifying and coping with them before they “cope” with you.
Ask the Headhunter provides the step by step methods that high powered executive headhunters use to develop opportunities for their job-hunting clients. Much of Nick’s advice sees heretical at first, but once you actually understand how the business world really works, his methods have the undeniable ring of truth.