Leadership Books You Should Have Read Before Now
Have you been given a leadership position in your organization and you are planning to perform at your best but looking for good leadership books to help you on the journey? Are you aspiring to be a thought leader in your niche of service? Books are the muscles and ligaments that build our mental frame and cooks us up for a nutritious living.
Best Leadership and Management Books Every Young Leader Must Read
Before the year comes to an end, it is very important that you as a leader look for books that can help you become a better leader and not just someone in a leadership position.
Here are 7 leadership books that every leader must read;
Powerful Leadership Books Every New Manager Should Read
- “Grit To Great” by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval
These Author take you through the square holes where you can fit the square pegs of Guts, Resilience, Initiative, and tenacity. It was emphasized that the true spirit that the greatest entrepreneurs like Bill Gates and global icons possess is not a new breed or more precisely “extraordinary” hybrid, except if you put it as ordinary spirit metamorphosed into an extraordinary one by the GRIT ideology.
Linda also shows how these principles can feature in the promotion of your business and daily life.
- “Rising Strong” by Brene Brown
While entrepreneurs always aspire to build their enterprises into empires, they often encounter the discomforting situation where it seems like their businesses have grown into a shape they hardly can describe. They technically become vulnerable to attacks and possible collapse.
Brene Brown, in “Rising Strong” shows and guides business individuals and leaders on how to overcome the experience and break off the barriers of limitations they experience as they make the transitions.
So, this is clearly a good read if you keep getting clueless with an ever increasing degree of failures in leadership and business.
- Leading with GRIT: Inspiring Action and Accountability with Generosity, Respect, Integrity, and Truth” by Laurie Sudbrink
One might accurate say Laurie Sudbrink have made an amazing attempt to describe the powers of the mind to leaders.
Taking herself as a case study she takes her readers through the role of the actions they choose to take in defining the outcomes that actually emerge. The process is Generosity, Respect, Integrity, and Truth, and you can actually create an elevation out of the depression you feel in certain aspects or as a result of certain actions.
Interest enough, there is assessment included, and you’ll indeed see chances to put the process to the test, and indeed see how strong your image and personality is becoming.
- “Stronger: Develop the Resilience You need to Succeed” by George S. Everly Jr. and Douglas A. Strouse
There are some biological organisms that survive or prefers environments that would strongly be described as uncomfortable by a normal human being, in a sense that the temperatures range over like 50 degrees centigrade. How do you cope under choking conditions, situations that break the calcium of your bones?
What is the secret formula adopted by resilient individuals that give them enough tensile strength to withstand the stress they undergo? These are the questions answered by this book, by a Navy SEAL who is an adept entrepreneur and an expert in stress management.
Once again, interesting self-assessments are included, to put to work the guides and principles exposed by this book.
- “Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win” by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
However, military this book’s title might seem, it’s a box of really critical ideas about team-work. Picking experiences from the Navy SEAL operations, extracting their lessons, and applying them to winning in businesses. The striking frame is the role of well networked team-work, with emphasize laid on the incompleteness of leadership in the absence of a team.
- “Above the Line: Lessons in Leadership and Life from a Championship Season” by Urban Meyer and Wayne Coffey
A thrilling blend of the game of football and leadership, if a summary were to be made concerning the book. Urban Meyer, the coach of the Ohio state football team, joins with the sports writer Wayne Coffey, to produce a masterpiece that lifts the wisdom out of the emotions, excitements, and thrills associated with football, compares it to leadership in business and in daily living.
For the fans of football, this book would reframe your perception of certain things in the style you have been used to in football—it will guide you in the use of the game in developing leadership qualities.
- “Leading Across New Borders: How to succeed as the Center Shifts” by Ernest Gundling and Christi Caldwell
The authors proposed radical strategies that could be employed in growing and manage a global business. He shifts from the conventional ideologies about global businesses, and shows techniques by which world business icons are leading in the game as well as nurturing and developing individuals in their lines of business.