Leaders are Readers and…

Leaders are readers and readers end up becoming leaders! No shortcut.

So as I say: Happy New Year 2013, I am compelled to share with you my reading list of 2012. These are SOME of the books I read last year (2012) which really inspired, entertained, informed and fascinated me:
1 – Stephen Adei’s “Called To Lead: Be the Leader Your Family Needs.”
2 – John C. Maxwell’s “The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork”
3 – Sunday Adelaja’s “Church Shift” and the “Church Shift Guide”
4 – Rick Warren’s “The Purpose Driven Life”
5 – Peter Kasenene’s “How To Prosper With Integrity”
6 – John L. Mason’s “An Enemy Called Average”
7 – Stuart Lindsell’s “Relationships – Jesus Style”
8 – Anne Coomes’ “The Authorized Biography of Festo Kivengere”
9 – Praise George’s “Start with What you Have from Where you are”
10 – David Maranz’s “African Friends and Money Matters”
11 – John C. Maxwell’s “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership”
12 – John Adair’s “How to Grow Leaders”
13 – John Bird’s “The 10 Keys to Success”
14 – James Emery White’s “Rethinking the Church”
15 – Stormie Omartian’s “The Power of a Praying Husband”
16 – John C. Maxwell’s “Teamwork Makes the Dream Work”
17 – Praise George’s “Mastering Money”
18 – Joachim Buwembo’s “The Ugandan Paradox”
19 – God’s “The Holy Bible” – the New Testament
20 – Donald Trump’s “Trump: Think like a Billionaire.”
21 – Edwin Cole’s “Maximized Manhood”
22 – Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon”

I also took time to read through 2 of my very own books!
1 – Samuel A. Bakutana’s “Christian Professionalism: The Key to Society Transformation”
2 – Samuel A. Bakutana’s “Leadership worth the Name: The 7 Deadly Statements Every Leader Should Avoid”

What about YOU?

Did you read any empowering literature for your own development?

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4 responses

  1. I am extravagantly blessed by this piece. Keep it up brother Sam.

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    1. Thanks, Martin. You are great! Thanks for visiting my blog. See you back soon! This is your personal development blog.

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  2. l have read Leadership worth the name, Organic leadership, think big, Fresh apple for singles, Visions of Grandeur, eeee , l still have along way to go. the most changing ones are, leadership worth the name, and think big. oh my God its as if l was seeing myself in the mirror while reading those two books cause most of things they wrote about, l saw myself there but l bless the lord for they tought me to think differently and change the way l do things. BUT L BLESS THE LORD FOR YOU PAPA CAUSE READING WAS NOT PART OF BUT SLOWLY YOU HAVE IMPACTED THAT IN ME AND IT HAS TAKEN ME ON ANOTHER STEP.

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    1. It is always a joy to know that you are making an impact in people’s lives. Sylvia, you are one of those wonderful people who deserve the best. I am excited that your reading life has improved. Keep moving – – – and moving forward. Blessings, my lovely daughter!!!

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