5 Leadership Books To Read In May 2022

Reading is essential to the growth of any leader. The reading you do can be through physical books, audiobooks, and ebooks. Whatever works for you, do it!


Finding great books to read can be a difficult thing to do. The power of books is why I love curating a list of books for leaders to read every month. In the list, I include books that have been influential in my leadership and books I’m interested in reading.

I hope you find value in this month’s list.

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5 Leadership Books To Read In May 2022

1. Team Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Dr. Jean Greaves and Evan Watkins:

What does it take to have an effective team? It is more than talent, bright people, and skills. There’s something else that every great team needs to have. The dynamic most teams are missing is the dynamic of Team Emotional Intelligence.

2021: The Year In Leadership

I love reading great books. That’s why I bring you a list of 5 leadership books you should read every month. Every once in a while, there is a book that stands out and deserves its own blog post to announce it.

Today, I want to invite you to read a book by my great friend, Brian Dodd. Brian has been a huge encourager to me and others in growing their leadership. More than being a mentor, Brian is a true-blue friend. I’ve enjoyed meals with him, I’ve enjoyed live blogging Catalyst events, and I’ve enjoyed the wisdom he’s poured into my life.

Cover of the book 2021: The Year In Leadership by Brian Dodd. Cover features a football field.

Brian recently wrote his latest book titled 2021: The Year In Leadership – The Stories Of Faith, Athletics, Business, And Life Which Inspired Us All. I was blessed with an early copy of the book. It is worth reading when it releases on April 12th but you can preorder the book today.

5 Books Leaders Should Read In April 2022

Books are an essential part of growing and stretching ourselves as leaders. Whether we use audiobooks, physical books, or ebooks, reading will help us become better leaders.

That’s why every month I share with you 5 book recommendations. These books are books I’ve read, are friends with the author, or have seen highly recommended.

This month, there are a lot of great books on the list. Check them out. The knowledge within them will help you become a better leader.

5 Books Leaders Should Read In April 2022

1. Reach by Becky Robinson:

I’ve known Becky for a long time now. She runs a great business called Weaving Influence. There, she helps authors promote their books.

I was beyond the moon when I saw that she was writing her own book. I was honored to receive a pre-release copy of the book.

5 Leadership Books To Read In March 2022

What books are you currently reading? This is something every leader should ask the people they’re regularly meeting.

You can find out so much about a person by the books they read. You can also discover great books you’ve yet to read.

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Today, I am sharing 5 leadership books leaders should read in March 2022.

5 Leadership Books To Read In March 2022

1. The Capitalist And The Activist by Tom C.W. Lin:

The world of business has changed so much in the last few years. Companies are stepping into the world of political activism. Sometimes, wading into these waters helps organizations. Other times, there’s a huge outcry.

Lin’s book will help you make a decision on whether or not you and your organization should become an activist organization.

Purchase your copy of The Capitalist And The Activist on Amazon.

5 Books Leaders Should Read In February 2022

It’s time for another book list for leaders. This month will continue to share more books from the cohort that helped me write Reel Leadership.

These books were all written by new authors who had something to say. Through the teaching of Professor Eric Koester, many of us were able to complete our manuscripts and publish our books.

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The books range from fiction to non-fiction and everything in-between. Today’s article will focus on business, personal development, and leadership.

5 Books Leaders Should Read In February 2022

1. Crisis Proof Leadership by Beth Rashleigh:

In Crisis Proof Leadership, Rashleigh helps the reader to understand it’s not crises that define leaders. It’s what leaders have done before a crisis hits that will define them.

Take a journey with Rashleigh as she takes a deep dive into the world of leading through crisis. And, leading through a crisis is something every leader will have to do. Because there’s always a crisis just around the corner.