For less than $200 these books are a great start to a powerful leadership library.

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LEADERSHIP books that changed everything for me.

The Art of Possibility by Benjamin Zander and Rosamund Stone Zander. This is my most gifted, and all-time-favorite book. The Zanders teach 12 life and leadership lessons. Ideas like “Give an ‘A’” and “Rule #6” became core values of my company.

The foundation of PEAK PERFORMANCE starts here.

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves. To create value and be productive it starts with emotional intelligence. This idea encompasses both internal and external awareness. You also get access to an EQ assessment which scores your self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management. Best of all are the practical exercises that will help you grow your emotional intelligence.

Creativity, empathy, and the future are the foundations of CHANGE.

This is Marketing by Seth Godin. Honestly, you can read anything by Seth and start making change. This book connects so many of his ideas from over the years and is the playbook for making effective change for those you seek to serve. At the heart of the approach is empathy.

Becoming a better person: Why DIVERSITY & INCLUSION matters.

Caste by Isabel Wilkerson. It’s a 2020 Orpah book club book, so there’s that. Wilkerson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author so it’s a safe bet it will be a great read. And it tackles the stories of a hidden caste system in America and is an unrelenting exploration of race and racism.

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