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Books that had a big impact on me:


There is a saying: “not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers”. Unfortunately this is not always true, but I did find it true that every GOOD leader, is a reader. So if you are looking for some inspiration, here is some of my favourite literature:

“Tribes” by Seth Godin

This is a book about leadership and how anyone can become a leader by creating and leading a tribe. It emphasizes the importance of connecting with like-minded individuals and building a community around a shared interest or goal.

“The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen Covey

This classic book has been a bestseller for years and has helped millions of people achieve personal and professional success. Covey outlines seven habits that highly effective people possess, such as being proactive, prioritizing tasks, and seeking to understand before being understood. These habits can help future leaders develop a proactive mindset and take control of their lives.

“Leaders Eat Last” by Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek is a renowned speaker and author on leadership and management, and his book “Leaders Eat Last” is a must-read for future leaders. The book discusses how the best leaders put their employees’ needs before their own and create an environment of trust and collaboration. Sinek argues that leaders who prioritize their employees’ well-being are more likely to create a loyal and productive workforce.

“Good to Great” by Jim Collins

“Good to Great” is a classic book on leadership and management, and it is based on extensive research into how companies go from being good to great. Collins and his team identified key factors that distinguish great companies from their competitors, such as having a clear vision and purpose, investing in people, and focusing on long-term goals. This book is an excellent resource for future leaders who want to learn how to build a successful organization.

“Dare to Lead” by Brené Brown

Brené Brown is a social scientist and author who has spent years studying vulnerability and leadership. In “Dare to Lead,” she explores how leaders can create a culture of trust and belonging, and she emphasizes the importance of vulnerability and empathy in leadership. This book is an excellent resource for future leaders who want to learn how to lead with authenticity and compassion.

“Mindset” by Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck is a renowned psychologist who has spent years studying the power of mindset. In “Mindset,” she explores the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset and how this can impact personal and professional success. Dweck argues that having a growth mindset is essential for leaders who want to learn, grow, and improve continually.

“Trust & Inspire” by Steven M. R. Covey

This is a book on a new way of leading that starts with the belief that people are creative, collaborative and full of potential. People led by this type of leader become the best version of themselves and produce their best work. People don’t want to be managed, they want to be led.

“Radical Candor” by Kim Scott

It’s about effective leadership and communication in the workplace. It emphasizes the importance of being both caring and direct in providing feedback, and offers practical advice on how to create a culture of open and honest communication that promotes growth and success for both individuals and teams.

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