For those of you who are completely and utterly immersed in leadership roles — CEOs, Team Leads, Supervisors, everything chances are, making a success of your career is paramount on your mind. Luckily, there are some thoughtfully written, brilliant and engaging books you won’t regret immersing yourself in.
So, in case you haven’t spent as much time with your nose in a leadership book as you should this year, here are a few of our favorites. They are recommended by members of Forbes Coaches Council too!
Man’s Search for Meaning By Viktor E. Frankl
Man’s Search for Meaning illustrates the power of one of our primary motivators: the need for purpose. The book chronicles Frankl’s experiences and observations during his imprisonment at Auschwitz.
The Slight Edge: Secret to a Successful Life By Jeff Olson
Olson shares that your philosophy creates your attitude, your actions and your results, which ultimately create your life.
Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business By Charles Duhigg
Duhigg combines the latest research in productivity and effectiveness to explain how to become “better” at work. Duhigg combines cutting-edge productivity with the neuroscience of how we learn.
The Next Generation of Women Leaders: What You Need to Lead but Won’t Learn in Business SchoolBy Selena Rezvani
Rezvani interviews women executives in various industries, roles and job functions to uncover how women navigate the leadership maze. The book is a valuable resource with tools and information to help young women shape their careers and negotiate the workplace as a woman.
The New One Minute Manager By Ken Blanchard And Spencer Johnson
There are many great books for aspiring leaders & I would recommend The New One Minute Manager. This book helps leaders identify their current leadership style and where they can to learn to “flex” their style (people and situations) to get even better results.
Have you read these or other leadership books? We’d love hear all about it in the comments!