7 Must-Read Books On Leadership For Professionals

1. Start With Why by Simon Sinek This book delves into the concept of WHY -  the purpose, cause or belief that inspires people to take action.

2. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey Covey's classic book outlines  habits that contribute to effectiveness in all areas of life.

3. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand, use, and manage your own emotions in positive ways to achieve your goals.

4. Good to Great by Jim Collins This book explores the difference between good companies and great companies.

5. Leadership in War by Andrew Roberts While this book focuses on military leadership, the principles can be applied to business leadership as well.

6. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie This classic book provides  practical advice on how to build relationships, win people over, and become a more influential leader.

7. The Leadership Pipeline by Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, and James Noel This book  focuses on developing leaders at all levels of an organization.