We’ve been on the hunt for writings on what makes a leader successful and are happy to share the following resources with you as a sort of summer reading list. Happy leading!
5 Things Remarkable Bosses Never Do by Jeff Haden
This is the flip side of an earlier article Haden penned on what remarkable bosses do. A favorite take-away: Remarkable leaders only give. They never take.
First Break All the Rules by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman
This one is worth a revisit before writing it off as so last century. The 12 questions still apply today and the role of manager as catalyst is one that resonates with me.
Developing Smart Doers into Smart Leaders by BlessingWhite
This presentation asks to remember three things (only three because they know their audience!):
- Be just enough of an expert to lead, not do
- Be leaders of people, not managers of projects
- Understand and address what makes a team tick