Are you still looking for some last minute holiday gifts? How about a good book? In particular, a good book on leadership. Anyone can benefit from this source, whether a current manager, a student in FFA, a 4-H leader or anyone in between.
We recently compiled a list of good leadership books for our Fellows to choose one and read. The Fellows will be asked to do a short report to the class throughout the next few sessions. Here are 10 favorites to get you started, in no particular order.
- The Servant Leader: How to Build a Creative Team, Develop Great Morale and Improve Bottom-Line Performance, by James Autry.
- Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different, by Karen Blumenthal
- How to Win Friends & Influence People, by Dale Carnegie
- Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t, by Jim Collins
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, by Stephen Covey
- Robert E. Lee on Leadership: Executive Lessons in Character, Courage & Vision, by H.W. Crocker III
- The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, Malcolm Gladwell
- Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman
- Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin
- How Successful People Lead: Taking Your Influence to the Next Level, John Maxwell
We have plenty more on the list – check back to see additional book suggestions for leaders. Or let us know your favorite leadership books.