Today we continue our books of 2017 recap. Today we recap my top 5 picks. If you missed it, you can check out books 10-6 here.
5. Leadership Step by Step
Can you develop leadership? Josh sheds some light on the age-old question of “Are leaders made or born”. In a very practical way he identifies exercises that will work you through the process of Understanding Yourself, Leading Yourself, Understanding Others, Leading Others.
4. Power of Positive No
The word “Decide” actually means to figure out what you’re going to say “No” to. This book helps you figure out how to do a great job saying No.
3. How Good People make Tough Decisions
This is the book to help you deal with Right vs Right decisions. Most business decisions are Right vs Right but we frame them as Right vs Wrong which makes them impossible to solve. This one should stay on the bookshelf.
2. Deep Work
This book changed my habit of getting meaningful work done. I have carved out time every month to isolate myself and my thinking on particular projects. The productivity improvement has been astounding.
1. Conversational Intelligence
If you are a leader or hope to become a good leader, this is a must read. When I finished I had over 50 pages of notes!