Top 4 Resources to help Leaders Build Relationships

Leadership is about people, and a vital job of a leader is to get to know the people around them. Healthy relationships help people feel more comfortable being honest, open, and transparent, which allows the leader to do their work. How are your relationships? Do you give more than you take?


Emotional Intelligence 2.0

Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves
Why do people with average intelligence outperform those with high intelligence 70-percent of the time? Answer: They have higher Emotional Intelligence. They are aware of situations that cause them stress, manage their responses well, understand other people's stressors, and can build good relationships.


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Stephen R. Covey
"The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for over 30 years and sold over 40 million internationally. It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs, educators, parents, and students—in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations have benefited from Dr. Covey's 7 Habits book. And, it can transform you."


The Trust Edge: How Top Leaders Gain Faster Results, Deeper Relationships, and a Stronger Bottom Line

David Horsager
"In The Trust Edge, David Horsager reveals the foundation of genuine success—trust. Based on research but made practical for today’s leader, The Trust Edge shows that trust is quantifiable and brings dramatic results to businesses and leaders. In this book, Horsager teaches readers how to build the 8 Pillars of Trust."


Why Do So Many Managers Forget They’re Human Beings?

Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter, and Vince Brewerton
"As human beings, we are all driven by basic needs for meaning, happiness, human connectedness, and a desire to contribute positively to others. And leaders that truly understands these needs, and lead in a way that enables these intrinsic motivations, have the keys to enable strong loyalty, engagement, and performance. As leaders, we must be humans before managers."