I have a kindle but nothing compares to...
getting cozy, grabbing my favorite drink, and flipping through the pages of a good book!
Food for thought
“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.”- Harry Truman
The truth is reading makes us better thinkers and improves our people skills. So, I created this list is for readers who don’t have time for complicated, theoretical books. The books listed below are practical books that I have read or that are my personal reading list.
This is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See by Seth Godin
Social Media Marketing When You Have No Clue by Gundi Gabrielle
Instagram for Business by Kim Walsh Phillips
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
Tax Savvy for Small Businesses Guide by NOLO
Slideology, The Art & Science of Great Presentations by Nancy Duarte
The Leadership Secrets of Billy Graham by Harold Myra and Marshall Shelley
Semper Fi: Business Leadership the Marine Corps Way (added 2019)
How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
The Self-Aware Leader by Daniel P. Gallagher and Joseph Costal
Winning with Accountability by Henry J. Evans
The First 90 Days by Michael Watkins (these principals can be applied to any business setting)
The Influential Leader by Ann Perle and Allan Halcrow
Matter by Peter Sheahan and Julie Williamson, PHD
The Art of War for Women by Chin-ning Chu
Positive Leadership Principles for Women by Karol Ladd
How Successful People Think by John C. Maxwell
Six Thinking Hats by Edward De Bono
Smart Thinking by Art Markman
30 Days to Better Thinking and Better Living Through Critical Thinking by Linda Elder and Richard Paul
Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler
Successful Women Speak Differently by Valorie Burton
Keep it Shut by Karen Ehman
Sin and Syntax How to Craft Wicked Good Prose by Constance Hale
Franklin Covey’s 5 Choices
Boundaries, When to Say Yes and How to Say No by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
Conquer Your Year, The Ultimate Planner by Natalie MacNeil
The Conquer Kit, A Creative Business Planner for Women Entrepreneurs by Natalie MacNeil
For People Managers
The Boss’s Survival Guide by Bob Rosner, Allan Halcrow, and Alan S. Levins
Investing in What Matters, Linking Employees to Business Outcomes by Scott P. Mondore and Shane S. Douthitt
Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord (added 2019)
The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More, and Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier
Want to continue investing time into your own development? Then check out the post, "My 7 Top Ted Talks to Inspire Leaders in 2019."
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