On this page is a selection of leadership books available at the CPCC Library. To find more books, please visit the CPCC Library Catalog (books, ebooks, streaming video, and DVDs) and search "leadership:"
This book describes emotional intelligence. It begins with a general summary of the concept of emotional intelligence, then progresses to in-depth reviews of the major theories of emotional intelligence, and provides insight into the importance of emotional intelligence in leadership.
Internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author John C. Maxwell combines insights learned from his 40-plus years of leadership successes and mistakes from the worlds of business, politics, sports, religion, and military conflict, in this revised edition of the "New York Times" bestseller.
Over his distinguished career Warren Bennis has shown that leaders are made, not born. In Learning to Lead, written in partnership with management development expert Joan Goldsmith, Bennis provides a program that will help managers transform themselves into leaders. Using wise insights from the world's best leaders, helpful self-assessments, and dozens of one-day skill-building exercises, Bennis and Goldsmith show in Learning to Lead how to see beyond leadership myths and communicate vision to others. With updates throughout, Learning to Lead is both a workbook and a deeply considered treatise on the nature of leadership by two of its finest and most experienced practitioners--and teachers.
This book discusses executive intelligence and the skills that make up these leadership smarts that are vital to leaders. Executive intelligence like emotional intelligence acts like an advanced scout sizing up situations, identifying mine fields, creating contingencies, developing last minute ways out, and then acting like the artful dodger.
This book is a guide to understanding how to communicate effectively, simply and coherently by learning how to stop using “business speak” and jargon. Learn why "business speak" gets in the way of business. And discover what kind of language influences and inspires others. Learn to convey ideas with clarity, energy, and conviction. Learn to approach all communication as an act of leadership
This book discusses mindfulness and how it relates to improving leadership skills. The authors offer step-by-step practical guidance on mindfulness and incorporating mindfulness habits into effective leadership.