Sunday, December 31, 2017

Reflecting on Leadership, a New Year's reading recommendation list

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Recommended Reading on Leadership
(some books also available in audio format)

Brene Brown's Rising Strong:  How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Primary Greatness: The 12 Levers of Success by Stephen Covey.
"The intrinsic rewards of primary greatness . . . integrity, responsibility, and meaningful contribution"
The book, First Things First by S. Covey, offers not a clock for how to do more in less time, but a compass.
"...provides you with a compass, because where you're headed is more important than how fast you're going"
See how small shifts and changes in behavior lay fertile ground for cultural change in the workplace in Margaret Heffernan's Beyond Measure, the big impact of small changes, a 2015 TED book.

The classic, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by S. Covey.

An Effective Life:  Inspiration about Effectiveness from Dr. Stephen R. Covey.  The basics of Covey's philosophy distilled into quotes and infographics.

Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times by Covey et al.

Arianna Huffington's Thrive:  The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-being, Wisdom, and Wonder

No Greater Love—Mother Teresa

What are your favorite books on leadership and why?  Please write in the comments.

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