The most valuable assets in any organization are people. Without people, an organization will cease to exist. The people in an organization need leadership. Without strong leaders, an organization will quickly flounder and go off course. So, it stands to reason that leaders have a very important role to play in an organization and we need to ensure that we are always at the top of our game. We need to protect ourselves as leaders. Greg Mckeown calls this “Protecting the Asset” in his book Essentialism.
As a new feature of Thinking Business Blog, I plan to publish a brief, one paragraph summary of the business books that I am reading. This will be a very high level synopsis of the book and what I gained from it. I will publish these summaries as I complete the books and not on a predetermined schedule. I trust you will benefit from them.
The first book I reviewed was Procrastinate on Purpose.
The second review was Bill Browder’s book, Red Notice
The third review was Atul Gawande’s book The Checklist Manifesto
The fourth review is H3 Leadership by Brad Lomenick
This is a great leadership book written through the eyes of Lomenick as he transitioned from leadership of an organization called Catalyst to a lengthy sabbatical and then back into the marketplace. It is packed with great stories, meaningful insights and stunning wisdom. My takeaway from this book is his 20 components of H3 Leadership: