5 Books Leaders Should Read In April 2021

It’s hard to believe we’re already at the end of March. April is just around the corner. And you know what that means.

Today is the day I bring you 5 books leaders should read in the following month. The lists can range from great non-fiction business books to books on faith to fiction books that you might enjoy.

Grab a pen and start making your list for the books you’ll grab next month.

5 Books Leaders Should Read In April 2021

1. On Purpose With Purpose: Discovering How to Live Your Best Life by John Ramstead:

I actually thought of holding off on listing this book until next month but I wanted to make sure On Purpose With Purpose is on your radar.

How You Can Attract Young Employees

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Millennials now account for the majority of the workforce. Last year, when the working population of this age group reached 53.5 million, the group of 18-34-year-olds claimed the title. 

Human resource managers must take a different approach and make use of a whole new range of skills while recruiting young professionals. Here, we look at four strategies for attracting and retaining young people in the workplace.

Use innovative and creative recruitment tools

Newspaper advertising and word-of-mouth would not lure a millennial workforce. More modern recruiting methods should be used by businesses.

Millennials, for example, are highly mobile. According to research, 47 per cent of people use only their smartphone to look for work, and 62 per cent look for openings on social media sites. utilize your social media accounts for recruitment; even if they are not interested, they may share or tag friends and work colleagues that are.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Iron Man

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Today, we’re going back to what started everything for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The 2008 film, Iron Man, started Phase One of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. From there, the universe expanded to 23 movies ranging from the Guardians Of The Galaxy, The Avengers, Ant-Man, and Spider-Man.

The Universe has coalesced into something amazing. It is every Marvel fanboy’s dream come true.

I think it is also every good movie lover’s dream come true.

Robert Downey Junior as Iron Man in Iron Man 1

Seeing the birth of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is breathtaking, even if it is a bit dated. Iron Man starts the Universe and weaves threads that would lead to future initiatives.

Today, we’re going to look at the leadership lessons in Iron Man. Suit up; it’s going to be a ride!

Build Upon The Simple

The higher up in an organization you move, the easier it is to lose sight of the simple things that make an organization run… Or that make a person into leadership material.

Think about a person entering their first job. They’re not prepared to lead. They may not even be prepared for the job at hand.

However, they’re able to show up on time. They’re able to wear the correct uniform. And they have their name tag on.

Those are simple things. They’re also wins and something you can build upon.

Build Upon The Simple

In her book Crush Your Career, Dee Ann Turner mentions finding your first job. How things like showing up on time, wearing the proper uniform, and having your name tag on are the basics. She also mentions you can build on them.

15 Tips To Improve Your Small Business Finance Options

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Keeping track of your finances is important when running a business. If not for the purpose of covering outgoing expenses such as salaries, but rather so that you can apply for loans if and when necessary. We hear you asking, “Why would you need to do that?” There are a variety of reasons why you would want to apply for a flexible business loan, but one of the most important is to support the expansion of your rapidly expanding small business. A well-thought-out cash infusion will provide the impetus for your small business’s growth. Here are some suggestions for improving your small business’s financial choices.