Lessons in leadership

Great leaders are lifelong learners. Great leaders learn lessons from others’ successes, challenges and, sometimes, failures. Being a lifelong learner helps us to be more effective leaders and is key to our overall personal and professional development. In addition to Steve Adubato’s “Lessons in Leadership” here are 12 Leadership Books for YOUR Leadership Library:

 1. Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
      by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

 2. Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence
      by Daniel Goleman

 3. Off Balance
      by Matthew Kelly

 4. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t
      by Jim Collins

 5. Lean In
      by Sheryl Sandberg

 6. Attitude is Everything
       by Keith Harrell

 7.Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback
      by Doug Stone and Sheila Heen

 8. Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking when the Stakes are High
      by Patterson, Grenny, McMillan and Switzler

 9. Change Your Questions, Change Your Life
      by Marilee Adams

10. Who Moved my Cheese? An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life
      by Spencer Johnson

11. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
       by Richard Carlson

12. Leadership in Turbulent Times
       by Doris Kearns Goodwin

 

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