Leadership books don’t have to be long and boring. Learning should be enteraining without being entertainment. We offer 5 powerful, quick-read books that make professional development fun again. These are real-world resources that have been used as executive coaching tools, team-building handbooks and self-development guides. In the time it takes to eat lunch, you can read something that will help you be a better leader. Invest in yourself, invest in your team, invest in your organization and order your copies today.
Leaders, Lions and the Hunt for Team Excellence is brand new. Lions have taught humans about teamwork for thousands of years. Our ancestors watched and learned how big cats planned, adapted and executed the hunt while maintaining strong unit bonds. These well-honed instincts allow lions to dominate their environment and provide a blueprint for applying them to ours. Leaders look for creative ways to improve teamwork and achieve more. This book fuses the lion’s secrets of success with real-world leadership challenges that organizations face every day. The result is a fast-paced storyline offering practical insights into developing a more effective, productive and cohesive team. It is an ideal resource for professionals and organizations wanting to sharpen leadership skills and promote high performance.
Conquering Adversity: Six Strategies to Move You and Your Team Through Tough Times is a book that you won’t put down. Set against the backdrop of tragedy, Conquering Adversity features six strategies for moving forward with passion and purpose no matter what the challenges. It is as inspiring and applicable personally as it is professionally and offers real-world insight for overcoming any setback. It also provides a glimpse into the climb from tragedy to triumph that Chocolate Pizza Company owner, Ryan Novak, made after losing his mom at age 9. Written by his dad and the topic of keynote presentations nationwide, the book chronicles how to handle difficult times and has been a much-praised resource to thousands of people from all walks of life. Powerful, practical and a book you will return to time and time again.
Lead Like a Pirate: Leadership Secrets of the Pirates of St. Croix is professional development framed in the golden age of pirates, when transforming a diverse set of skills, backgrounds and attitudes into a fiercely effective crew was the difference between success and catastrophe. Lead Like a Pirate is fun without being entertainment – insightful without being boring – think of it as themed-learning in an easy to read, witty narrative.
Inspired to Lead and Inspired to Succeed are two books that deliver a dozen inspiring vignettes and the leadership lessons behind the stories. Drawn from a broad spectrum of real-world experiences, they highlight how everyday challenges or situations provide opportunities to learn valuable lessons about being an effective leader. Unique as a professional resource, these books go beyond the story to the underlying nuggets of wisdom that each of us can take away and apply in our own journey as leaders.