Build Up Your Leadership With Books and Podcasts

Apr 05 2019

Great leaders never stop learning. Leadership books, audiobooks, and podcasts abound, offering an easy route to level up your skills during off-hours. These recommendations–favorites from our mentor team and community– inspire, energize, and inform working women’s confidence and success.


How I Built This Podcast

Raising The Bar with Allie and Michael

Hidden Brain

Tilted by LeanIn

The Science of Success

The Minimalists

The Glossy Podcast

Super Soul Conversations

Raising The Bar with Allie and Michael

Harvard Business Review Ideacast

The Good Life Project



7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader by Herminia Iberra

Dare to Lead by Brene Brown

Drive by Daniel Pink

Good to Great by Jim Collins

How to Win Friends And Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Jab Jab Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuck

Leadership The Eleanor Roosevelt Way: Timeless Strategies From The First Lady of Courage by Robin Gerber

Reframing Organizations Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E. Deal

Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

Thanks For The Feedback by Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen

The Leadership Pipeline by Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, and James Noel

The Practices of Adaptive Leadership by Ron Heifitz

White Fragility by Robin Diangelo


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About the Author

Meghan Wollack


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