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Recommended leadership books from leading women in our community

Whether Spring Break for you means lying on a beach in tropical paradise, or taking a little extra time to rise from bed in the morning, it’s always the perfect time to be spent with a good book.

If you’d like to ignite your leadership spirit, be sure to check out the following books that come highly recommended by women that participated in the 2013 Learning to Lead™ BC program:

1. Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

2. Bossypants by Tina Fey

3. Good to Great by Jim Collins

4. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

5. Leadership from the Inside Out: Becoming a Leader for Life by Kevin Cashman

6. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

7. The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

To download the complete list, please click here.

You can also find many other great reading lists on the web right now! Here are two of our favourites:
1. The Vancouver Public Library has a list of books available online that explore women’s business and leadership achievements. Click here for the list.
2. Common Sense Media’s “Strong Female Characters in Books” list is a great resource for the kids. Click here for the list.

Have you been inspired to develop your leadership skills by a particular book or author? Please leave us a note with your own recommendations.

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