We are currently living in uncertain times…
We find ourselves developing new habits in an effort to adapt to changing circumstances and look towards more stable institutions.
The advice contained in these books demonstrate how to thrive as a leader in uncertain times, have stood the test of time, are collection of fundamental principles of leadership and of success.
Below is our selection of 6 timeless leadership books that every leader needs to read !
1. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
Stephen R. Covey encourages people to create habits to helps them face obstacles, master themselves, grow consistently professionally and personally.
2. The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier
The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier is all about asking more questions and talking less are ways to become a better leader.
Indeed, the loudest voice in the room is not necessarily the best leader or the only leader in the room.
Michael Bungay Stanier suggests 7 hard questions to help leaders unlock their true potential, to coach themselves and their team.
3. Leaders Eat Last — Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek
Leaders Eat Last — Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek defines the greatest qualities of leadership.
For Simon Sinek, in order to be successful, leaders have to sacrifice themselves for the benefit of the team and create a healthy company culture.
A healthy company culture is an environment where trust is central, where employees can collaborate, develop their knowledge, are able to conquer anything, become leaders themselves and do remarkable things.
4. Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell
For John C. Maxwell, leaders are continual learners, they learn from everyone and everything.
They get out of their comfort zone, know how to get information and are selective with the information they intake.
5. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow by John C. Maxwell
In The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow, John C. Maxwell shares and explains the 21 rules on effective leadership.
Thanks to these irrefutable laws, leaders are able to learn, apply what they learn, attract talent, manage and lead teams, and plan their legacy ahead of time.
6. How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
According to Dale Carnegie, leaders are those who are able to communicate effectively with their team, promote, persuade, empower and influence others.
Last Words Of Advice!
These of the most famous and most classic books on leadership.
Each anecdote, principle, and sentiment remain true to this day.
These books will not create instantaneous change within yourself but will gradually change your perspective on life and encourage you to pursue continual learning.
Hope that I’ve helped you get it together on your way to leadership!
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