23 November 2022 |

11 books every leader should read


I hope you all can enjoy a bit of downtown over the Holidays to curl up in front of the fire with a good book.

If you are looking for recommendations, I have you covered.

Here are 11 books every leader should read.

(They all work great for stocking stuffers.)


1) Multipliers 

What you’ll learn:

– How you might be accidentally holding your team back

– What you can do (Action items!) to help everyone on your team be at their best

2) Radical Candor

What you’ll learn:

– How to give feedback that creates change

– How to build better relationships in the workplace

3) The Five Dysfunctions of a Team 

What you’ll learn:

– Why team culture starts with Trust

– How you can build a team invested in the results of the whole

4) Effective Executive

What you’ll learn:

– How to think and prioritize like a master

– The right way to create a massive impact using your team’s strengths

5) Thinking in Bets

What you’ll learn:

– How to make better decisions

– How to avoid outcome bias

6) Mindset

What you’ll learn:

– Why mindset is everything and failure is a critical part of growth

– How to encourage others to reach their potential

7) Dare to Lead

What you’ll learn:

– Why leadership is not about titles or authority

– How vulnerability is a leadership superpower

8) The Making of a Manager

What you’ll learn:

– How to become a great manager

– How to build authentic trust with your reports

9) Bird by Bird

What you’ll learn:

– The power of taking life one step at a time

– Instructions on Writing and Life

10) Cues

What you’ll learn:

– How to use body language that captivates your audience.

– What verbal cues make you sound more confident

11) The 6 Types of Working Genius

What you’ll learn:

– Why great leaders focus on strengths

– Why it is valuable for leaders to understand their own Working Genius

What did I miss?