Leadership Books We Have Read & Would Recommend
I’m working hard at being a lifelong learner of what it means to be in service to others. These writers have been instrumental to my learning and I hope will be to yours as well.
- Give and Take by Adam Grant.
- Why you should read it: A thoughtful and easy read with proof that givers can win!
- EGO is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday
- Why you should read it: The title says it all. Get out of your own way to be a success.
- Trust by David Johnson
- Why you should read it: We can’t serve one another until we trust one another.
- The Power of Kindness by Brian Goldman
- Why you should read it: Goldman shares his personal struggle with what being ‘kind’ means as a father, son and physician.
- Barking Up The Wrong Tree by Eric Barker
- Why you should read it: More scientific proof kindness pays off!
- Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott
- Why you should read it: Service Leadership isn’t about being a wallflower. It’s about encouraging others to be the best they can be. A courageous conversation can be a powerful way to help them get there.
- Epiphany by Michael Coren
- Why I want to read it: Coren’s journey while not about service leadership directly is an example of why thinking about others is good for ourselves AND them.