Leaders and entrepreneurs should always do their best to keep developing their skills. You don’t want to become stagnant because you will quickly fall behind current trends. Take a look at the following must-read books for leaders and entrepreneurs. These books will help you to learn new things while looking at topics from interesting and helpful perspectives.

Drive by Daniel H. Pink

Essentially, people have two things that motivate them to move forward. They desire control and they also desire to create. This book examines what drives people and it is going to help you to think about things in a different way than you have before. If you’re a leader or an entrepreneur who is looking for some motivation, then this is a great book to pick up.

Essentialism by Greg McKeown

Do you have a hard time getting things done on time? It might be that you’re not focusing on the right things. This book is all about learning about how to focus on the essential things in your life. It can help you to manage your time better while striving toward greater success.

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

This is a book that examines economics from a very different perspective than usual. It showcases how economics is about people getting what they want and doing what it takes to get results. This is a fun book to read that isn’t going to be a slog to get through. If you would like to increase your knowledge of economics while broadening your perspective, then consider reading this book.

Start With Why by Simon Sinek

The basic idea behind this book is that why you do something is very important when it comes to determining whether people are going to buy into it. The things that you do and the services that you provide are impacted by the question why. It’s a book that can help you to craft your own vision for what your company should be. It helps to answer some of the big questions while getting you to think about why you’re doing things.

Managing the Mental Game by Jeff Boss

Lastly, this book by Jeff Boss is about learning how to manage when you’re going through a chaotic time mentally. If you can make use of the advice in this book, then you’ll be able to keep a clear head even during the toughest situations. It can be quite helpful for leaders and entrepreneurs to know how to stay centered.