Top Leadership Books by John C. Maxwell

3. Developing the Leader Within You 

As a consequence, they create a legacy that endures long after their leadership is done. The first leadership publication by John Maxwell. After selling more than a million copies, it became a bestseller. He rewrote it in 2018, adding knowledge from his almost three additional decades as a leader. This book is essentially about realizing that the only way to be effective in a leadership position is to commit yourself to personal development and service. He describes and explains what leadership is, what it looks like, and what a leader should do. It is a motivational but useful book that assists leaders in developing or honing their leadership skills.