Ask a CPA: 5 Books for Self-Improvement, Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence

Chioma Ifeany-Okoro, CPA, CMA, shares her top books for personal growth and being an empathic leader.

To develop winning habits:

Atomic Books

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Atomic Habits by James Clear – Loads of practical, bite-sized grab and go ideas to get you making small changes that will have a lasting impact.

Robin Sharma

The 5am Club by Robin Sharma

The 5am Club by Robin Sharma - The big idea behind this book is that if you win your mornings, you win at life. There’s step-by-step instructions on how to build a morning routine that will set you up for success. A manifesto to inspire all of us to be the early bird to get the worm.

The 12 week year

The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Morgan

The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Morgan, Michael Lennington – There’s an endless no-man’s-land between what we desperately want to accomplish and what we actually accomplish. This book will help you traverse the murky landscape between want you want and how to achieve it.

To learn about leadership, emotional Intelligence and empathy:

Dare to Lead

Dare to Lead by Brene Brown

Dare to Lead by Brene Brown – What is leadership? What makes a good leader? Written by a research professor on vulnerability, shame, and courage, this book offers insights on how to step up to the full potential we have to be leaders in our on lives.

Chioma Ifeany-Okoro

Chioma is a CPA, CMA, CEO and Co-Founder of My African Corner, and the Founder of The Winning Circle.

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