Book recommendations for business leaders: 12/27/18

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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 four lists of the best business books of 2018.

The 2018 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

“We received over 600 submissions to our annual business book awards this year. It was intellectually invigorating, and incredibly challenging, making our way through that veritable mountain of books. If you can possibly do something similar to that as a company, we’d highly recommend it. The immersion into and exchange of ideas, and literal opening up of different perspectives as we open up those books, has caused us—as it does every year—to reflect on our own business in productive and powerful ways.”

From Strategy + Business: Best Business Books 2018: s+b’s Top Shelf

“Our picks for the best business books of 2018 in seven categories.”

From Michael McKinney: Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: The Best Leadership Books of 2018

From Chief Executive: The 20 Best Books for Business In 2018

“As the title suggests, these 20 outstanding reads are not ‘how to’ books about business, but about the deeper things you need to know to deal with the fundamental challenges of our complex and volatile world.”

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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