23 Leadership Book Reports

Reflection Question: Share one leadership lesson or quote from your leadership book reports.

“The promise of equality is not the same as true equality.” Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg. Caitlin Cruz

“At the end of your life, no one will care what titles you once held, or how much money you made or what a bigshot you thought you were. If you really care about your legacy…take a long, close look at your values and the principles on which they are based.” Creating Magic by Lee Cockerell. Tayllor Lillestol

“Often a sign of expertise is noticing what doesn’t happen.”
“Truly successful decision making relies on a balance between deliberate and instinctive thinking.” Blink by Malcolm Gladwell. Darby Fitzgerald

“For, in the end, it is impossible to have a great life unless it is a meaningful life. And it is very difficult to have a meaningful life without meaningful work.” Good to Great by Jim Collins. Emily Fritcke

“If out of reading this book you get just one thing – an increased tendency to think always in terms of other people’s point of view, and see things from their angle – if you get that one thing out of this book, it may easily prove to be one of the building blocks of your career.” How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Domenico Nicosia

“If you don’t believe the messenger, you won’t believe the message.” The Leadership Challenge by James Kouzes and Barry Posner. Samantha Davis

“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you ought to set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin. Shirin Ahmadpour

“‘How was your day’? If your answer is ‘fine’ I don’t think you were leading.” Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin. Sophia Mayberry

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