The Ultimate CEO Beach Reading List: 6 Top Picks for a Productive Summer

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May 10, 2023 10:27:03 AM

As a leader, you’re never finished growing. Reading is one of the best ways to stay up-to-date with industry trends, learn from the experiences of other successful leaders, and develop new skills that can help you succeed.

As you’re taking some downtime this summer, here are our top choices for you to dive into. We love these reads so much that we encourage every team member at Leadr to purchase them. If they submit an overview of what they learned, we reimburse the cost. We call this the CEO book club, and our employees are a big fan.

Try it with your team this summer.

Leadr’s Top 6 Leadership Reads


Atomic Habits
by James Clear

No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving - every day. James Clear reveals practical strategies that will teach you how to master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.

Radical Candor
by Kim Scott

You don't have to choose between being a pushover and a jerk. Using Radical Candor, you can be kind and clear at the same time.

The Go-Giver: The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea
By Bob Burg

Most people just laugh when they hear that the secret to success is giving. . . . Then again, most people are nowhere near as successful as they wish they were.

The Hard Thing About Hard Things
By Ben Borowitz

This book by the cofounder of Andreessen Ben Horowitz offers essential advice on building and running a start-up—drawing from Horowitz’s personal experiences.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
By Patrick Lencioni

Using fables, Patrick Lencioni simply breaks downs the five dysfunctions and outlines a powerful model and actionable steps that can be used to overcome them.

Management is Dead
By Matt Tresidder and Chris Heaslip

Management is dead. People development is the new way forward. It’s not a fad; it’s a foundation. Ignore it, and you’ll be left behind. Embrace it, and you’ll be a part of the revolution. Implement it, and you’ll reap incredible benefits.

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