These are just a few of the books that have had an influence on me and my thinking about leadership. They’re in no particular order.
What books have influenced you?
"The leaders of great organizations do not see people as a commodity to be managed to help grow the money. They see the money as the commodity to be managed to help grow their people."
Sinek, Simon. Leaders Eat Last Deluxe (p. 21). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.
How to lead other leaders
• Relinquish some control
• Empower team leaders
• Promote a knowledge-sharing culture
• Show respect
• Be honest and transparent
Carroll, Jack. Battle Ready Leadership Handbook: Leadership Lessons From Gettysburg For Your Business . Quick Step Publishing. Kindle Edition.
R. Shawn McBride and Shannon J. Gregg lead readers on a new path to effective time management and productivity with a holistic approach to achieving balance in work and life. The authors are busy professionals who have taken control of their time.
30 years on and Moore's advice to tech startups still holds up.
I've still never read a better book on strategic and professional selling.
These two books should be required reading for every college student regardless of their major. There are life lessons along with leadership lessons to be learned from Collins.
Another book that ought to be mandatory reading, especially for those who think the ultimate reward in business is wealth at any price.