A good leader have to lead himself first. The only way to make it learning from the wisdom left by the greatest people in our history. We are presenting you list of the best books in history about leadership.
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Author: Marcus Aurelius
Aurelius was writing for himself. This book presents his way to living a better life. Aurelius shows us how to maintain our principles and rise above distractions. Meditations presents us the most practical and useful advises for controlling our emotions, thoughts and bad habits to get rid of stress from your life.
II. The Truth About Leadership
Authors: James M. Kouzes; Barry Z. Posner
A lot around us changing but there are couple basic things which make difference in leadership. Kouzes and Posnes reveal 30 years of research focusing on trust, credibility, ethics and couple other main factors connecting the best leaders from this time range.
Author: Seth Godin
Man from always live in tribe. We call tribe every kind group of people, large or small, who are connected with same purpose and had a leader. We have now more opportunities to create tribes than you think. Today we have internet and you can connect with anyone on the world within couple seconds and there is no necessary to be have a leader. This is giving us a lot of opportunities to make a change and be part of something bigger. The book Tribes develops this topic.
Author: Daniel H. Pink
The ability to motivate and believe themselves is central to leadership. That is why this book is so valuable. Pink suggest us to use autonomy, opting for meaningful work instead rewards and punishment.
V. The War of Art
Author: Steven Pressfield
Pressfield believes that “resistance” is the biggest enemy of art. This book presenting us that if you want to express your inner creativity and art spirit you have to overcome this enemy in yourself.
Everything you ever create, no matter what it is a book, company, website there will always be a battle in you: That is the war of art.
VI. Never Give In
Author: Winston S. Churchill
Winston Churchill was the most expressive and eloquent statesman of his time. He was the greatest orator, his words was warmed hearts of everyone. This book covers the whole Churchill’s life beginning from his first speech he made till those of his last days.
VII. Wooden on Leadership: How to Create a Winning Organization
Author: John Wooden
John Wooden never changed his attitude to coaching. He always push to maximum effort and peak performance from each of his players in the manner that best served the team. This book was created to explain his patch to accomplishing this goal. Wooden’s 12 lessons about leadership and his pyramid of success is everything you need to “be at your best when your best is needed”–and teach your organization to do the same.
VIII. Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence
Author: Daniel Goleman
How to manage own life and peoples in hard times? How, in the face of unexpected changes achieve success in the struggle for survival in the market? How to become real authority in group or organization without any political support or formal position? This book is an answer to those and more questions related to leadership
IX. The Art of War
Author: Sun Tzu
Mastering effective strategies included in this book is useful not only at war but also in our everyday life. This knowledge is suitable for use in negotiations, marketing, advertising, sport and more. This book teach us how to win. the most popular book in this topic.
X. On Becoming a Leader
Author: Warren Bennis
Today’s society is similarly chaotic uncertain and turbulent as it was when the author Warren Bennis Was young (1930-1940). He is teaching us that everyone can be effective leader.