How Remarkable Women Lead
How Remarkable Women Lead is the product of five years of research into what drives and sustains a number of the most successful women leaders. It presents an intriguingly fresh and thought-provoking perspective on the characteristics of a great leader and the skills necessary to thrive in an increasingly fast-moving world.
After eight years as the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama has positioned herself as one of the most influential and admired women on the planet. In her remarkably candid memoir, Michelle Obama takes readers not only into her early days and time in the White House, but also gives an inspiring look at her personal keys to success and strong leadership.
The CEO Next Door
Elena L. Botelho
Containing thousands of hours of interviews and an in-depth analysis of more than 2,000 CEOs, The CEO Next Door provides a meticulously researched look at the four key shared traits that unite the most accomplished business people in success.
New Rules of the Game
With New Rules of the Game, Susan Packard, former HGTV CEO and cofounder of the Scripps Network, presents a straightforward and candid guide to success. Building from not only her own experiences, but also those of other highly successful business leaders, Packard presents a simple and practical set of rules to grow your team and inspire focus, creativity, and positive competitiveness.
Find Your Why
In this follow-up to Start With Why, Simon Sinek builds on his insightful message on the power of fulfillment with detailed exercises, illustrations, and steps to help readers on their journey to success.
It’s not exactly a secret that the business world is still largely perceived as a boy’s club. With Own It, Sallie Krawcheck, a former Wall Street success story turned entrepreneur, argues that our quickly evolving society—one driven by technology—is changing in ways that present more opportunities for women than ever before. And more importantly, the game no longer requires a woman to play by the rules of the boy’s club to find success.
Dare to Lead
Brené Brown has spent twenty years studying the emotions and experiences that define the human existence. For the last seven, she has worked with transformative leaders around the world. With Dare To Lead she brings those experiences to the surface in an inspiring and readable guide.
Imagine It Forward
In Imagine it Forward, Beth Comstock explains the extraordinary power that can be found in embracing change and harnessing the power of creativity. Comstock’s personal story about her rise from publicist to innovative Vice Chair of GE is a must-read.
Superbosses offers a fascinating and insightful view into the lives and practices of the world’s most successful bosses. It’s a practical, readable guide to understand the motivation and innovation required to build a pipeline of talent for enduring success.
I Should Have Honor
In this searing memoir, Khalida Brohi details the path that led her to a life of activism for female empowerment. Born in rural Pakistan, Brohi was raised to believe in the sanctity of arranged marriage and was promised as bride before she was even born. When her cousin was killed by her uncle for simply falling in love with a man to whom she was not betrothed—an act known as an “honor killing”—Brohi set about changing the culture she knew and making the world around her a better place.
This Wall Street Journal bestseller offers the keys to unlocking your team’s growth potential. Growth IQ presents the ten simple, if often misunderstood, paths to growth and the ways in which they can be applied for optimal productivity and success.
Sarah Menkedick lived a life of adventure—she trekked across South America, picked grapes in France, and camped on Mongolian grasslands. But her greatest adventure, and most rewarding challenge, would come in a small cottage on her family’s farm as she began her journey to motherhood. With eight thought-provoking essays, Menkedick delves into the travails and triumphs of pregnancy and motherhood with a relentless optimism and self-awareness that, in their own way, demonstrate both success and happiness in unexpected places.
Ask a Manager
With Ask a Manager, Alison Green shares her experiences with her popular website, as well as her time as New York magazine’s work-advice columnist, in this witty and insightful guide to navigating difficult professional conversations and situations.
Why is that some improve only incrementally, while others seem to improve by leaps and bounds? That’s the question that Subir Chowdhury set out to answer with The Difference. What he discovered were the consistency of what he dubbed STAR attributes: Straightforwardness, Thoughtfulness, Accountability, and Resolve. The Difference is a guide to creating a culture and mindset of success with these attributes at the core.
It’s something of a myth that highly successful leadership relies on a series of intangible, perhaps inscrutable, qualities. In fact, virtually any examination of great and successful leaders shows not only a remarkable number of similarities, but also two common uniting factors: a deep understanding of the self and a drive to develop one’s abilities to the fullest. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of great books to help you on your own path to personal success and leadership acumen. Here are a few of our favorites.