The other day I realized my passion for reading had dwindled. I had become captivated by all of the exciting and thrilling options available aside from books to fill my leisure time. I decided to investigate the importance of reading and uncovered the following benefits.
- Reading can make you smarter.
- Reading can improve your vocabulary and language skills.
- Reading makes you knowledgeable.
- Reading boosts your creativity.
- Reading improves concentration, focus and memory.
Almost immediately, after realizing I should make more time to read, I received several book recommendations ranging from leadership advice to chick lit. Take a look, you might find something you would like to read as well.
"Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers."
- Harry S. Truman
Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business by Danny Meyer
Recommended by Erika Andersen, Proteus International, Inc.
"Danny believes - and I couldn't agree more - that mistakes happen in any business - what's important is what happens immediately afterward."
What Got You Here Won't Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith
Recommended by Jill Meinzer, Arris
"I had an opportunity to attend a conference where Marshall was the speaker. You will be inspired by his ideas."
Discovering the Leader in You: How to realize Your Leadership Potential by Sara King
Recommended by Susan Ivins, Time Warner and President of the WICT Greater Texas Chapter
"I can't say enough good things about Sara King. I enjoyed her sessions while attending the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute."
Secrets of Super-Productivity: How to Achieve Amazing Things in Your Work Life by Neen James
Recommended by Kim Bradley, Comcast Spotlight
"This book helps you to understand how to focus your time, effort and energy on the things that will deliver the best results for you."
3 Girls and a Baby, 3 Girls and a Wedding and 3 Girls and a Leading Man by Rachel Schurig
Recommended by Allison O'Brien, Jennifer's sister-in-law
"If you enjoy reading books by Emily Giffin, try these books."