Top 10 leadership reads to kick off 2017!
1. The number one spot goes to Gary Vaynerchuk’s most recent book #ASKGARYVEE. The fourth time New York bestseller author brings his unique take on leadership, social media, & self-awareness. The book is in a Q&A format, therefore Gary aims to bring value to people by answering their questions in his most brutally honest way. All the questions asked are extremely relevant and the Q&A format makes it easy to consume great content.
2. With over 15 million copies sold, there is no disputing the value that this book has brought to it’s audience. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People highlights Stephen R. Covey top 7 lessons to becoming more effective with dealing with personal and professional problems.
3. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill draws stories from millionaires/billionaires and intertwines them with his foundational leadership principles that he highlights throughout the books.
4. Don’t you just love friends who are always straight forward with you and who always push you to strive for success? Well, Nely Galán is exactly that and more. She is a successful TV producer, real estate mogul, and a entrepreneur. She is passionate about helping women become more than successful, she wants women to seek more than just being financially stable.
5. Managing Oneself by Peter F. Drucker is a short but very efficient book on discovering your strengths. Drucker gives his insights on various topics that range from how to discover your strengths to identifying the different ways that people learn. His book was praised by the Harvard Business Review.
6. Today’s Inspired Latinas is a collection of personal stories from successful Latinas. What makes this book stand out from the rest, is that you can learn something new from each story due to the diversity of obstacles they had to overcome. This book is dangerous because of the amount of inspiration you can acquire from these women has no limit.
7. With over 3 million copies sold, Good to Great by Jim Collins is highly praised by the business world. In this book, Collins examines the variables that allow a company to go from average to creating a legacy.
8. Never eat alone by Keith Ferrazi is a book that embodies the phrase “your network is your net worth”. This book focuses on the principles of networking from an expert in professional relationship development.
9. Widely known for her role in “Orange is The Black”, actress Diane Guerrero used her spotlight to highlight more than just her acting passion. Now, she uses her spotlight to bring attention to the immigration deficiency of the country she was born in. In this coming of age book, Guerrero tells her story through the eyes of a younger her who witness her parents get deported. This book revolves around overcoming hardships and discovering yourself while remaining close to your roots.
10. Dale Carnegie’s “How To Win Friends and Influence People” has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. Carnegie combines leadership principles that allow you to influence people with foundational psychology theories.