The real key to growth is sharing what you're reading. If you read them, you will have a lot to share. This will impact everyone in your organization. Readers are leaders, and vice-versa.
So, here are my 12 favorite (in no specific order). I'd love to hear about yours.
Brains on Fire: Igniting Powerful, Sustainable, Word of Mouth Movements by Robbin Phillips
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh
The Fire Starter Sessions: A Soulful + Practical Guide to Creating Success on Your Own Terms by Danielle LaPorte
Bury My Heart at Conference Room B: The Unbeatable Impact of Truly Committed Managers by Stan Slap
You Already Know How to Be Great: A Simple Way to Remove Interference and Unlock Your Greatest Potential by Alan Fine
Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
Go-Givers Sell More: by Bob Burg and John David Mann
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
Oh...and check out my book No Shorts, Flip Flops, or Sunglasses: How to Get and Make the Most of Your First Real Job - proceeds go to a great charity, Children's Dyslexia Centers, Inc. Thanks! You Rock!!