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Overcoming Overwhelm: a Modern Leaders Guide

One of the biggest obstacles facing modern leaders is feeling inundated with an overwhelming amount of information, and where attaining work-life balance appears increasingly elusive, a new generation of leaders is rising to the challenge. It is a call to redefine what it means to be a successful leader and to explore a vision of leadership rooted not in anxious busyness, but in purpose, effectiveness, and wellness at work.

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3 Books to Read in 2023

3 Books to Read in 2023

As the year 2023 approaches, it’s time to start thinking about what books you want to read to stay ahead of the curve. Much of what we do in becoming more effective leaders often impacts us in  a way that is often overlooked. Who we are and how we behave in our personal lives, can have a huge effect on our success as leaders. Therefore, it’s important to take the time to invest in ourselves and become better equipped with the best tools possible. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 3 must-read books that will enrich your life and expand your knowledge in 2023.

Atlas of the Heart, Brené Brown

In Atlas of the Heart, Brené Brown takes us on a journey through 87 of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human. She provides us with the language and tools to access a universe of new options and second chances as she maps the necessary skills and an actionable framework for meaningful connection – a universe in which we can share and steward the stories of our bravest and most heartbreaking moments with one another in a way that builds connection. This book is an essential read for leaders who want to develop authentic relationships with their team and cultivate a culture of empathy.

Atomic Habits, James Clear

James Clear’s Atomic Habits is a great book for leaders to read. It discusses forming habits that lead to success and how small changes can turn into big achievements. In this book, Clear provides clear steps to help leaders create better habits and stick to them over time. He covers the science of habit formation, provides tools and tips on creating successful habits, and details the benefits of making small, incremental changes. Clear also delves into the psychology of why habits form and how to break bad ones. Atomic Habits is a must-read for leaders looking to make lasting positive change in their lives and careers. It’s an inspiring look at just how far one can go when they commit to bettering themselves day.

Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, Douglas Hofstadter

Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstadter is another essential book for leaders. This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel explores self-reference and pattern recognition in mathematics, music, art, and more. It challenges readers to think differently about the world around them and how they interact with it. Leaders looking to become more creative thinkers can benefit greatly from this book. Gödel, Escher, Bach examines the idea of intelligence and how our brains can be trained to think in ways that weren’t possible before. It’s an incredibly thought-provoking read for leaders who want to expand their horizons and develop new ways of thinking.

These books offer valuable insights into how leaders can improve their productivity, creativity, resilience, and more. If you’re looking to become a better leader, give one of these books a read. It may just be the key to unlocking your potential!

If you want to learn more about human centred leadership and how The Leadership Sphere can help you to develop your leadership skills, contact us today. We offer a range of services, including executive coaching, team development, and leadership development training. We can help you to create a more positive work environment and to develop the skills you need to be a successful leader.

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