You are watching the Book Club! Every Wednesday we handpick the best books to improve your life. 15 Best Books On Leadership Welcome to ALUX.com! The place where future billionaires come to get inspired. If you’re not subscribed yet, you’re missing out. Hello Aluxers and welcome back for another exciting video put together by our team here at ALUX.com! Today’s awesome topic is leadership. Leadership is the ability of an individual to lead other individuals, or a group of individuals or an organization. You have to be aware that all the books we’re presenting you with will not make you a leader overnight if you read all of them in one month. They will, however, provide you with invaluable knowledge, pearls of wisdom, and instructions that you’ll have to practice a lot to create a leader out of yourself. Before we jump in, we’d like to share a quote with you from Harry S. Truman that goes like this: “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” And as far as this quote goes you’re on the right path Aluxers. With that said, let’s start our list of the best books on leadership you can find in the world today. Number 1. Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek In this book, the author pulls all the stops and explains simple leadership methods used by military generals, that could be practiced by any entrepreneur, business person, or team leader to build an environment where people want to work together and do remarkable things After working with many companies around the world, Sinek realized that great leaders are the ones who sacrifice their own needs for the good of their teams to create successful organizations that foster trust and cooperation. If you’re bent on becoming the best leader you can possibly be then you should consider getting Leaders Eat Last, either from amazon from the link in the description or, by going to alux.com/freebook to get the audio version for free! Thanks to our partnership with Audible . Number 2. The Servant by James Hunter Here’s a book that offers great insight into what it means to practice servant leadership. Hunter asks the reader to look deep inside and reflect upon their own character, so they can stimulate and develop the timeless virtues, of a great leader, that lead to meaningful success. Number 3. Drive by Daniel H. Pink The author provides you with a unique outlook, by tapping into the innate human instinct to direct our own lives while learning and creating. According to Pink, the heart of leadership is the ability to motivate and engage those around us. By providing those you lead with a sense of autonomy, mastery and purpose, it will enable them to do exceptional work, which is the fundamental essence of a great leader. Number 4. Leadership Is An Art by Max De Pree This book reveals the secrets that every executive and manager has to know to become the leaders their companies need. Max De Pree emphasizes the importance of initial ideas, building relationships, and creating an enduring value system within the organization. Known as a bible for the business world, Leadership is an art will take you on a quest to explore all aspects of what exceptional leadership means. Number 5. Good to Great by Jim Collins In Good to Great, Collins takes a look at different business characteristics and leadership skills essential for long term success. After a study of 28 companies, Jim Collins provides an exceptional framework with the best principles as a means for shifting companies from good to great. Number 6. Execution by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan Moving forward with a classic in the leadership sector, Execution holds timeless principles that you must embed in your mind if you want to be an exceptional leader. This book is all about getting things done with the main focus on the core areas strategy, operations, and people. Number 7. The Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin Being a leader is no cakewalk because sometimes you will have to make tough decisions and they will take a toll on you internally if you do not prepare for it. The dichotomy of leadership will help you find balance and prepare for the times when opposing forces pull you, as a leader, in two or more different directions. Given their military background, the authors explore the best times to either lead or follow, and what skills you should learn, as a leader, that are essential for you and your team’s success. Number 8. The Score Takes Care of Itself by Bill Walsh, Steve Jamison, and Craig Walsh Here’s a book that provides massive insight on leading a team from zero to legend in nearly 10 years. Bill Walsh has demonstrated phenomenal leadership skills when it took over the American football team San Francisco 49rs, and all of them are detailed in this amazing book. His lessons will inspire and enlighten leaders in all fields of life, whether it’s a sports coach, a fortune 500 executive or a restaurant manager. Number 9. Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh After a decade of bringing fantastic customer service to everyone in the shoe industry, Tony Hsieh decided to lay down all the leadership principles that aided him along the way. Delivering Happiness will show you how to use those leadership principles to create a framework that will generate unwavering passion, massive profits and a purpose for both your business and life. You can get the book from the link in the description box for 18 dollars, or you go to alux.com/freebook, and sign up. If it’s your first time you get the audiobook free of charge courtesy of our partners at Audible. Number 10. GirlBoss by Sophia Amoruso The prominent cultural icon and author, Sophia Amoruso shares her experiences, her struggles and everything she’s been through on her way to the top in this incredible memoir, #GIRLBOSS. The book is full of practical advice that will inspire you to follow your passion and forge a path to a successful career. It won’t be easy but it will absolutely be worth it and, if you want to know a little more about Sophia before you jump in and get the book go ahead and watch our dedicated video, 15 things you didn’t know about Sophia Amoruso, by clicking or tapping in the top right corner. Number 11. Business Adventures by John Brooks Business adventures outlines the rules for running a strong and valuable business that takes into consideration the human factor every step of the way. In this book, John Brooks teaches many lessons about people, how they act, what makes them rise and fall, and which direction will they take if left to their own devices. According to him, although times, technologies, practices change, people never do. Number 12. Awaken The Giant Within by Tony Robbins According to Tony, this is a book that will make you rich! Rich in mind, body and spirit.. Wealth will follow soon after if you follow your deepest desires. Awaken the giant within will offer you simple strategies for self-mastery that will enable you to discover your purpose, take hold of your life and harness the forces that shape your destiny. Number 13. Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy This is one best of the books on overcoming procrastination you will find on the market. Being a great leader requires certain set of traits, such as good communication skills, honesty, integrity, discipline and others, but if your level of procrastination is high it will be a challenge, but this is where Tracy’s Eat that frog comes in. To help you become the leader you wish to be the book provides 21 simple strategies for overcoming procrastination, apart from the obvious one in the title, which signifies to do the hardest task first thing when you wake up, when your energy, focus and enthusiasm levels are high. Number 14. The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson The Slight Edge is a detailed philosophy that focuses on your actions which compound over time giving you the results you want. Olson explains how this way of thinking can lead you to the success and happiness you desire, if you implement simple daily activities in your life, using the skills you already possess. Number 15. The 5 Levels of Leadership by John C. Maxwell In Maxwell’s 5 levels of leadership, he describes each of the stages of leadership, along with explanations on how to master each level and rise up to become the most respected, influential and successful leader you can possibly be. Combining his advice with a strong desire to learn, you as well can rise to the occasion and produces results like the ones you look up too. And that’s it alux! The end of our list of the best books on leadership you can read today. Now, we want to know; Are there any books you think we should include in part 2 if we decide to make one? Let us know in the comment section. And of course for sticking with us until the end, here’s your bonus book. Number 16. Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk This is a fantastic chronicle of Gary Vee’s journey, sharing his life from the time he was growing his parents’ wine business and all the lessons he learned along the way. We wholeheartedly suggest you read his memoir We wholeheartedly suggest you read his memoir and learn the hustle and techniques that helped him build a multi-million dollar business on his own terms. Thank you for spending some time with us Aluxer! Make sure to subscribe so you never miss a video. If you want more we handpicked these videos you might enjoy. Or head over to ALUX.com for the best in fine living content on the planet Be a part of the largest community of luxury enthusiasts in the world and tell your story.