Book Wise

Welcome to Book Wise, where we explore leadership through books. Books are “uniquely portable magic” (Stephen King) and “mirrors of the soul” (Virginia Woolf). From, host Britt Brewer (with guest host appearances from CEO Jonathan Munk) helps you find the next book that stops you in your tracks… and just might shape your life and career. read less


5 Must-Read Books for Women in the Workplace ft. Samantha Dockser
May 30 2024
5 Must-Read Books for Women in the Workplace ft. Samantha Dockser
On this episode, Britt Brewer welcomes to the pod popular BookTok influencer Samantha Dockser to discuss trending titles grappling with the big, hot-button issues facing a thoroughly modern economy.How do you avoid burnout? Can certain brands of feminism be downright toxic to your fellow fem-aligned colleagues? What do halos have to do with Taylor Swift? And is the U.S. government covering up undeniable proof of alien life? Okay…So…. Britt and Samantha do NOT turn into UFO truthers on this episode.BUT, they do break down what it means to be a Samantha, a multi-hyphenate Gen Z’er navigating an ever-shifting professional landscape, or a Britt, an extremely, EXTREMELY elder millennial just trying to stay relevant, and not accidentally offend the new hire. Tune in for a lively, cross-generational gabfest around women holding space in today’s modern workforce.Books mentioned:• “The Age of Magical Overthinking: Notes on Modern Irrationality” by Amanda Montell• “Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, • Wisdom, and Wonder” by Ariana Huffington• “White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind” by Koa Beck• “The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters” by Priya Parker• “Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies: And Other Rituals to Fix Your Life, from Someone Who's Been There” by Tara SchusterUnlock unlimited learning for your team. Learn more at