Book recommendations for business leaders: 7/28/16

Jul 28, 2016 | Reading Lists

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 that will help you do business more effectively and write better for business.

In this post I point you to lists by Jo Ann Jenkins, Danny Iny, and Weaving Influence

From Theodore Kinni: Jo Ann Jenkins’s Required Reading

“It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Jo Ann Jenkins is an enthusiastic reader: Until 2010, she was the chief operating officer of the Library of Congress. With a staff of 4,000, a budget of more than US$1 billion, and 838 miles of bookshelves, it is the largest library in the world.”

From Danny Iny: 10 Books for Leaders to Read this Summer

“Summer is a great time to catch up with reading. Below are the 10 books on my reading list that I highly recommend to anyone who wants to become a better leader:”

From Sephanie Quick: A Look Back at Some of Our Favorite Books

“Over the past four years, we have had the honor of launching over 65 incredible books. As part of our anniversary celebration this month, we thought we’d look back at some of our team’s favorites. As you can imagine, it was hard to narrow down the list! Our clients have written fantastic books on business, leadership, and more. After much debate, here are five that stood out – one for each year.”

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 Bob Morris’ Blogging on Business.