Book recommendations for business leaders: 5/3/18

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Stephen King says that if you want to be a writer, there are two things you must do: read a lot and write a lot. This is about the “read a lot” part. I include reading lists and book reviews that will help you do business more effectively and write better for business.

In this post, I point you to lists of books about leadership, novels that will develop your emotional intelligence, and aspects of culture.

From Michael McKinney: First Look: Leadership Books for May 2018

“Here’s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in May 2018. Don’t miss out on other great new and future releases this month.”

From Michael Wade: Novels as Guides to People

“Let’s stipulate that if you want to get to know people you need to ‘get out among ’em’ and keep your eyes and ears open. That said, the books of certain novelists are treasure chests of insight. Aside from Shakespeare’s plays, I’ve found the work of these novelists to be particularly informative on the nature of people:”

From Jenny Luna: How Do You Define “Culture”?

“Stanford GSB professors recommend their favorite books and articles related to the concept.”

Reading recommendations are a regular feature of this blog. Want more recommendations about what to read? Check out my Three Star Leadership blog, Michael McKinney’s LeadingBlog, and Skip Prichard’s Leadership Insights.

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