There are way too many terrible business books out there. Most business books aren’t even books—they are business cards for the writers or ego trips for CEOs.
I can only do the best I can right now and then surrender the results. Once you release the bowling ball, your job is done.
Be inspired by the people who truly changed the world for the better, and learn lessons from the writers and thinkers who have deeply studied the topics and personalities and problems of the past.
Acquire career capital. And leverage it. This is how you get autonomy in the workplace.