HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Strengthening Your Soft Skills


Author: Harvard Business Review Published 16/04/2024 | Paperback / softback
141 x 208 x 14 | 220g

ISBN: 9781647826963 Category:

Strengthen your soft skills and reach your leadership potential.

If you read nothing else on developing your interpersonal skills, read these 10 articles. We’ve combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you identify your social and emotional strengths and weaknesses, approach them with a learning mindset, and become a more effective leader today.

This book will inspire you to:Focus your attention inward and outwardConnect with others to give more effective feedbackInfluence with and without authorityNavigate differences while maintaining relationshipsBuild trust through active listeningCommunicate the right message and deliver it with empathyThis collection of articles includes ‘The C-Suite Skills That Matter Most,’ by Raffaella Sadun, Joseph Fuller, Stephen Hansen, and PJ Neal, ‘The Focused Leader,’ by Daniel Goleman, ‘Making Empathy Central to Your Company Culture,’ by Jamil Zaki, ‘Learning to Learn,’ by Erika Andersen, ‘How to Get the Help You Need,’ by Heidi Grant, ‘How to Sell Your Ideas up the Chain of Command,’ by Ethan Burris, ‘When Diversity Meets Feedback,’ by Erin Meyer, ‘Want Stronger Relationships at Work? Change the Way You Listen,’ by Manbir Kaur, ‘How to Navigate Conflict with a Coworker,’ by Amy Gallo, ‘Coaching for Change,’ by Richard Boyatzis, Melvin Smith, and Ellen Van Oosten, ‘The Science of Strong Business Writing,’ by Bill Birchard, ‘You Don’t Just Need One Leadership Voice—You Need Many,’ by Amy Jen Su, ‘Building an Ethical Career,’ by Maryam Kouchaki and Isaac H. Smith.

HBR’s 10 Must Reads paperback series is the definitive collection of books for new and experienced leaders alike. Leaders looking for the inspiration that big ideas provide, both to accelerate their own growth and that of their companies, should look no further. HBR’s 10 Must Reads series focuses on the core topics that every ambitious manager needs to know: leadership, strategy, change, managing people, and managing yourself. Harvard Business Review has sorted through hundreds of articles and selected only the most essential reading on each topic. Each title includes timeless advice that will be relevant regardless of an ever-changing business environment.

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