We’ve got to regularly take in new content to continue to grow our skills, talents, and ideas. That’s why I bring you a new list of books to read every month.
I don’t expect you to get through all five, though you may, especially if you listen to audiobooks while you run, bike, or commute to work.
The list is here to help you understand the great books that are available to you. I hope you’ll consider checking out at least one or two of these fantastic leadership books this month.
5 Leadership Books To Read In March 2023
Authors Geoff Watts and Kim Morgan believe there are 12 traits every coach will encounter in their career. Watts and Morgan want to help you become prepared for these traits and the skills you need to navigate them. Read more...
With Christmas just around the corner, I thought it would be great to change up the book recommendations for the month of December. Instead of being specifically leadership-focused, these books will inspire and encourage leaders through the season of Advent and Christmas.
I chose these books specifically for you because I know how difficult the Christmas season can be. Whether the struggle is personal, relational, or related to your role as a leader, we need these reprieves to help us recover.
Use these books to dig deep into faith, relationships, and yourself.
5 Christmas Books Leaders Should Read In December 2022
Ronnie Martin is a lover of all things Christmas. He takes those perfect family Christmas photos and creates Christmas cards for his friends and family. Read more...
Reading is one of the easiest, quickest ways to increase your knowledge. You can get the wisdom and experience of an author distilled down into a 150-300 page book.
The author pours his heart and soul into the book. He reflects back on his past experiences. And he then shares those insights to the world.
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Too often, we forget how much hard work goes into the book writing process. We neglect to think about how much the author slaved over writing something people would want to read.
Today, I want to share 18 quotes from various books and authors that have helped shape the way I view the world.
18 Quotes From Amazing Books
You start with your people by showing up for them. Read more...
A paycheck is one reason people go to work. Other reasons may include the social interaction they get from an office environment or their reason to work could be altruistic. They want to give back.
Two reasons I haven’t mentioned are big reasons people go to work. They want to challenge themselves to do the best work they can. They also want to continue to grow and be enriched.
These two reasons for working are something you can use to create a great environment. One that actually attracts top talent.
By creating a challenging and enriching environment, you will also weed out those people who are only doing it for the paycheck. Bonus! Right?
What Does A Challenging And Enriching Work Environment Look Like?
Before you look to create an environment that is challenging and enriching, you have to figure out what this means. For me, it is quite simple. Read more...
Brian Banks was a rising football star at Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California. He had what it would take to make it into the NFL. Then tragedy struck. In 2002, Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) was wrongfully convicted of rape through a plea of no contest.
Sadly, his wrongful conviction would sideline his hopes and dreams. He wouldn’t go to college and play football in the NFL. Instead, Banks would six years imprisoned and another five years on parole. Through all of this, he maintained his innocence.
Aldis Hodge as Brian Banks
Brian Banks the movie tells Brian’s moving story. Viewers are treated to a story of wrongful imprisonment, lies, and wrongs being overcome.
Brians Banks is a powerful movie. One every person, especially every leader, should watch at least once. Your eyes will be opened to the injustice in the legal system. More than that, you will see how the truth can prevail. Read more...