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Several one that I like:
360o leadership & Leadership Gold of John C Maxwell;
Eat that Frog of Bryan Tracy;
Winning of Jack Welch
Success Principle of Jack can field1311906740hZWVn5hlkWqXl5qExaBkb-GkoGOYcFLJpMWoq4DHo5ifmatXc6xsm2pTcdGrrZenVW7VbW6eUp3Zppeky9TSg5_XnJeYaoOgydel0tHTlqPad9Wk01hr2XKab1qox6eVoKdbcJlzY5-rpGqccliTo6aqx6WVzZRZn6tuY5yHl5Odhp3j4Q..
Great question Rosie and thanks to everyone for sharing. I'll have to check out some of those I have not read. By the way, it's interesting that some great leaders make it compulsory for their new team members to read 3-5 books selected by the leader in the first 3 months of joining the company/team. It's a great way to get everyone started on the same foundation and building the culture you want to build. Here are my recommendations for a balanced leader (recommended in this order as well:
Leadership: John Maxwell's Developing the Leader within You, 21 laws, Team, 360, Gold.
Strategy: Jim Collin's Good to Great, Built to Last, How the Mighty Fall. Ken Blanchard's One minute Entrepreneur
Personal Development: Zig Ziglar's See You At the Top
Relationships: Florence Littaeur's Personality Plus, Dr. Gary Chapman's 5 Love Languages1312514647hZWVn5hlkWqXl5qExaBkb-GkoGOYcFLJpMWoq4DHo5ifmatXc6xsm2pTcdGrrZenVW7VbW6eUp3Zppeky9TSg5_XnJeYaoOgydel0tHTlqPad9Wk01hr2XKab1qox6eVoKdbcJlzY5-rpGqccliTo6aqx6WVzZRZn6tuY5yHmJKdhp3j4Q..
Highly recommended: 360o leadership & Leadership Gold of John C Maxwell;
and all of his book that has been translated into Vietnamese (7 or 8 books IIRC)1311907190hZWVn5hlkWqXl5qExaBkb-GkoGOYcFLJpMWoq4DHo5ifmatXc6xsm2pTcdGrrZenVW7VbW6eUp3Zppeky9TSg5_XnJeYaoOgydel0tHTlqPad9Wk01hr2XKab1qox6eVoKdbcJlzY5-rpGqccliTo6aqx6WVzZRZn6tuY5yHl5SVhp3j4Q..
Thank you very much for your sharing. Here are some of the books that I collected from the first question in Top Question "Which is the book that changes your life?" recommended by members of Anphabe. Enjoy it! :)
Rich Dad, Poor Dad - Robert T. Kiyosaki
Last Lecture – Randy Pausch
The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success – Brian Tracy
Eat that frog – Brian Tracy
Secret of Self Made Billionaires – Adam Khoo
Master you mind, design your destiny – Adam Khoo
The 7 habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen Covey
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living – Dale Carnegie
How to win friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie
Who will cry when you die – Robin Sharma
Who moved my cheese – Spencer Johnson
One minute for yourself – Spencer Johnson
Who's got your back – Keith Ferrazzi
Never eat alone – Keith Ferrazzi
Feel the fear and do it anyway – Susan Jeffers
Build to last – Jim Collins
I can do it – Louis Hay
Men are from Mars, woman from Venus – John Gray
Think and grow rich – Napoleon Hill
If You Want It Done Right, You Don't Have to Do It Yourself! - Donna Genett
Getting Everything You Can From All You've Got – Jay Abraham
The five love languages – Gary Chapman
Secrets of closing the sale- Zig Ziglar.
Giant Steps: 365 daily lessons in self - Mastery - Anthony Robbins
The Book of Giving - Gabby Cox
Body and Soul – Anita Roddick
Being Happy – Andrew Matthews
Ping – Stuart Avery Gold
Screw It, Let’s do it – Richard Branson
To bee or not to bee – David Suzuki
Whale Done – Ken Blanchard
How to be a complete and utter failure – Steve McDermott
Art of communication – Larry King
Hope for the Flowers – Trina Paulus
Life and Teaching of the Masters of the Far East - Blair T. Spalding
Purpose of Driven Life - Rick Warren
Thick face, Black heart
My mother’s life
The Monk who sold his Ferrari - Robin Sharma
Rèn luyện nghị lực để lập thân - Nguyễn Hiến Lê
Why – Charles Tilly
The Asian miracles
Life itself – Roger Ebert
Life changes when we change – Andrew Mathews
Jack Straight From The Gut – Jack Welch
Funky Business Forever – Kjell Nordstrom, Jonas Ridderstrale
Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell
The Practice of Management – Peter Drucker
The Lexus and the Olive Tree - Thomas Friedman
Thế giới quả là rộng lớn và có rất nhiều việc phải làm – Kim Woo Choong
The positive power of negative thinking – Julie Norem
Chỉ có thử thách chứ không có thất bại - Chung Ju Yung
The Art of War – Sun Tzu
.for quick and easy start-up, i would suggest books like "Lãnh đạo và sự tự lừa dối", "Vị giám đốc một phú", "Những nguyên tắc vàng của CEO", "Sách đen về tinh thần doanh nhân" (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! this book will give you the very fundamental but seriously important basics of being an entrepreneur)
.for intermediate readings, "Đừng bao giờ đi ăn một mình", "Ai che lưng cho bạn", "Tập trung để khác biệt", "Cuộc chiến phòng họp"
.for deep insights (but not boring), "Thực Thi", "Túi Khôn"
.there are many more great business books that i would love to share, but have a try with these books first ;)1311910092hZWVn5hlkWqXl5uExaBkb-GkoGOYcFLJpMWoq4DHo5ifmatXc6xsm2pTcdGrrZenVW7VbW6eUp3Zppeky9TSg5_XnJeYaoOgydel0tHTlqPad9Wk01hr2XKab1qox6eVoKdbcJlzY5-rpGqccliTo6aqx6WVzZRZn6tuY5yHl5SXhp3j4Q..
One more -- For those learning English or wanting to improve, find any book on diagramming sentences. This is a tool developed in the late 1800's and most often used by Catholic schools. I think it works in part that it bridges the language arts side of our thinking with the quantitative side.
If you are curious, here is a link to a Wisconsin sponsored site for education1314443767hZWVn5hlkWqXl5uExaBkb-GkoGOYcFLJpMWoq4DHo5ifmatXc6xsm2pTcdGrrZenVW7VbW6eUp3Zppeky9TSg5_XnJeYaoOgydel0tHTlqPad9Wk01hr2XKab1qox6eVoKdbcJlzY5-rpGqccliTo6aqx6WVzZRZn6tuY5yHm5iZhp3j4Q..
It's good question. Since I came to Vietnam, I'm very surprised people don't spend time for reading. Usually, the people in business is reading a book in a month, especially the people in the professional fields read a book in a week. Unfortunately in Vietnam, limited editions of books are available, and some books are very old or some books are not suitable with the situation of Vietnam. Every book has it's own perspective and it's focus. I recommend to read general theory of each specific field such as marketing, HR, management etc. first, so that the reader can have entire view of the subjects and not to consider 100% of the knowledge can be obtained only from single book.1314527280hZWVn5hlkWqXl5uExaBkb-GkoGOYcFLJpMWoq4DHo5ifmatXc6xsm2pTcdGrrZenVW7VbW6eUp3Zppeky9TSg5_XnJeYaoOgydel0tHTlqPad9Wk01hr2XKab1qox6eVoKdbcJlzY5-rpGqccliTo6aqx6WVzZRZn6tuY5yHm5mchp3j4Q..