The following is a selection of books that I feel are worth a read and are ones that we recommend to people who are seeking to explore the role and journey of leaders in our world.
I hope you find something here that you both enjoy and which gives you insight into your own leadership journey
Why should anyone be...
The Arbinger Institute has helped millions with their books Leadership and Self Deception and the Anatomy of Peace. Their latest book offers a new and intuitive way to teach these same principles - through the medium of mindset.
Leadership and self deception
You might think you are a people person. But do you really treat others well? And how can you improve your dealings with those around you?
Be prepared to have your world turned upside down and open your eyes to a whole new way of living and working.
The outward mindset
Too many companies are managed not by leaders, but by mere role players and faceless bureaucrats. What does it take to be a real leader-one who is confident in who she is and what she stands for, and who truly inspires people to achieve extraordinary results?
The Leadership Classic, Discover Your True North, expanded for today′s leaders. Discover Your True North is the best–selling leadership classic that enables you to become an authentic leader by discovering your True North.
The Coaching Habit
In The Coaching Habit, coaching becomes a regular, informal part of your day so managers and their teams can wok less hard and have more impact.
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In is a massive cultural phenomenon and its title has become an instant catchphrase for empowering women.
Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Happier Life
In Thrive, Arianna Huffington has written a passionate call to arms, looking to redefine what it means to be successful in today’s world.
The Power Is Within You
In The Power Is Within You, Louise L. Hay expands her philosophies of loving the self through learning to listen and trust the inner voice; ....
Credibility: How Leaders Gain and Lose it, Why People Demand it
James Kouzes and Barry Posner explore in Credibility why leadership is above all a relationship, with credibility as the cornerstone, and why leaders must "Say what you mean and mean what you say."
The Confidence Myth
We need more women at the highest levels in business, government, and nonprofits—and there is no time to waste. The problem isn’t so much that women lack confidence but that they misunderstand what confidence really is.
Heal Your Life
Mirror work has long been Louise Hay’s signature method for cultivating a deeper relationship with yourself and others, and leading a rich and meaningful life. Now, in Mirror Work, she shows how in just 21 days, you can master this simple but powerful practice as an ongoing support for positive transformation and self-care.
The Anatomy of Peace
Arbinger 's materials educate people about the problem of self-deception, and Arbinger 's methodologies help people to overcome it.
Talk Like Ted: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds
TED talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking around the world.
Ted Talks - The official guide...
Chris Anderson, head of TED, reveals the inside secrets of how to give a first-class presentation. Where books like Talk Like TED and TED Talks Storytelling whetted the appetite, here is the official TED guide to public speaking from the man who put TED talks on the world's stage.