One of the best ways to improve your leadership skills is by reading about other’s leadership experience. We are constantly seeing TED Talks, discussion panels, and YouTube videos discussing one topic that can be approached in so many different ways. Whether you are already a leader or looking to become a better one, we have listed our three favorite books to help you home in on your leadership skills.
Start With Why by Simon Sinek
This book is perfect for your newbie leader. Perhaps you are interviewing for a management position or you realize your method of leadership is not working like you would have hoped. Sinek takes you to square one and simply has you pondering the following question: Why are you doing this? This is a basic leadership question most leaders cannot ask and can answer your questions as to why you might be failing as a leader. If you would like to purchase the book, there is a link below!
Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everyone Else by Geoff Colvin
For anyone doubting themselves and saying that they cannot do something because they do not have the talent…read this book. Colvin proposes that people actually have to work hard to achieve their talent. And that if you work hard, you can achieve anything you want. Amazon link below!
Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
We see Simon Sinek appear on our list once again with this underrated book talking about leaders and how they should put themselves last. We believe this is one of the best leadership books because it is the icing on the cake to any person who is finishing building their leadership skills. The link is below to figure out what eating last really means to be a leader.