We are often asked by leaders which books, videos or articles we recommend for their development. There are so many out there it is obviously hard to choose. It depends a lot on what your area of interest is and your preferred learning style as to what might float your boat. Here are some we would recommend looking at:
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven R Covey is a great book to dip in and out of. The habits are easily explained and followed and really do make a difference to how effective you are.
The Five Temptations of A CEO by Patric Lenicon. A short but effective book written as a story with highlights five key things to avoid.
The Upside of Stress bu Kelly McGonical. Lets face it Leading is stressful, This book gives some evidence backed mindset changes that you get good at stress.
Resourceful Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business – How to Succeed in Challenging Times by Christine Miller. A great set of articles from a wide range of leaders including a Nobel Peace Prize winner, and also one from Hazelbranch founder Toby Buckle. Not that we are biased!
I recommend you view this video from TED on how leaders inspire action
This one of Steve Jobs address at Stamford University is great when thinking about your purpose
This is a great one for ethics and leadership The Childrens Fire