Books can not only inspire people through memorable stories, valuable lessons and unforgettable quotes. If you're looking to motivate your team to perform better, here are some powerful books they should read.
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey: This worldwide bestseller uses the principle of "true north" towards becoming more effective in accomplishing goals. The book discusses the importance of not just obtaining desirable results, but balancing this with caring for the means to achieving those results.
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie: Another bestseller, this book highlights core principles on how to handle people, appear more likable and attract new friends, improve your persona and leave a memorable impact on the people you meet. An especially useful read for those aspiring for leadership roles, this book discusses effective strategies in changing people without offending them or fostering resentment.