Top 10 Leadership Books to Read over the Summer

									Charlie Plain |
																			May 21, 2014

According to the National Public Health Leadership Institute, “Public Health is as complex, as important and as challenging now as it ever has been. The next decade promises to bring dramatic change to the field and to bring greater opportunities for creative leadership.”

Leadership is a process, one that provides influence, empowerment and guides others toward accomplishing a common goal. Your ultimate goal may be to eliminate health disparities, but do you have the leadership, fortitude and vision to achieve it?

LeadershipBelow is a list of our top 10 leadership books we would encourage you to read over the summer. Whether you are about to embark on the next chapter of your career (your first job out of graduate school) or are starting an internship where you will gain invaluable experience, you will be looked at as a future leader in public health. By enjoying one or more of these easy reads you will be on your way to becoming the very leader you’ve set out and deserve to be.

  1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  2. Drive by Daniel H. Pink
  3. The Truth About Leadership by James M. Kouzes & Barry Z. Posner
  4. Good to Great by Jim Collins
  5. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
  6. Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh
  7. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
  8. Tribes by Seth Godin
  9. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
  10. Multipliers by Liz Wiseman

~Post by Darren Kaltved

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