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A good leader is one that is constantly learning, and staying ahead of the next challenge.
These books are insightful, quick and easy reads.
Not a lot of time? Remember so many books are now on Audible!
Here are my 5 FAVES this week:
#1 The Effective Executive – by Peter Drucker
Five practices essential to business effectiveness – the ability to “get the right things done as well as avoiding what is unproductive.
- Managing time
- Choosing what to contribute to the organization
- Knowing where and how to mobilize strength for best effect
- Setting the right priorities
- Knitting all of them together with effective decision-making
#2 Bring Your Human to Work – by Erica Keswin
The most successful leaders are those who actively form quality relationships with their employees, who honor fundamental human qualities―authenticity, openness, and basic politeness―and apply them day in and day out.
#3 Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups – by Daniel Coyle
He demystifies the culture-building process by identifying three key skills that generate cohesion and cooperation, and explains how diverse groups learn to function with a single mind. No matter the size of your group or your goal, this book can teach you the principles of cultural chemistry that transform individuals into teams that can accomplish amazing things together.
#4 When: Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing – Daniel Pink
Our lives are a never-ending stream of “when” decisions: when to start a business, schedule a class, get serious about a person. Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork.
#5 High Output Management – by Andy Grove
Grove covers techniques for creating highly productive teams, demonstrating methods of motivation that lead to peak performance—throughout,High Output Managementis a practical handbook for navigating real-life business scenarios and a powerful management manifesto with the ability to revolutionize the way we work. People mistake effort for effectiveness.