10 books every leader should read in 2019

Looking for inspiration to inform your messaging and tactics? Here are some books that everyone in a leadership role should peruse.

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President Harry S. Truman once said, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.”

Reading can help you build your expertise, give you an escape from your current situation, and offer wisdom from other people’s experiences. Though you can’t learn everything there is to know about leadership from books, these stories can provide you with new ideas, encourage you to make better decisions and remind you of important fundamentals and concepts.

To inspire your own reading list, here is a list of top 10 books you should read about leadership in 2019:

1.“Leaders: Myth and Reality

Authors: Stanley McChrystal, Jeff Eggers and Jason Mangone

In this book, Stanley McChrystal, a retired general who spent 34 years in the U.S. Army, and his co-authors (Jeff Eggers, and Jason Mangone), discuss 13 great leaders and explain how leadership differs from common assumptions.

This book explores the ancient old question: “What makes a leader great?”  The book explores the stories of these famous leaders and how they put leadership to work in a wide range of different eras and different fields.

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