11 Must Read Great Classic Books that Teach us Leadership

11 Must Read Great Classic Books that Teach us Leadership

11 Must Read Great Classic Books that Teach us Leadership

There are a lot of people who wanted to learn leadership skills so that they can be better managers and lead their professional and personal life very well. But hardly, have we found proper resources in order to learn them. Here you will be amazed to know that there are many classic books which teach leadership skills better than the business insights.

Have a look at all of them and read them in your free time.

1. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 'The Great Gatsby’

the great gatsby

By reading this book, you can learn how you can transform life and achieve what all you need. Gatsby is a guy who stood apart from other and won his love by being ideal.

2. Hermann Hesse ‘Siddhartha’


This is the plot of the man who is successful in dealing with customers and stack holders properly. He balances his life and learns important aspects of life.

3. Albert Camus ‘The Stranger'


You will learn all the answers here for the important questions which keep on bothering us in our life. The true meaning of life is explained well here.

4. 'Zuckerman Bound Philip Roth Trilogy

zuckerman bound

If you want to learn how to lead your life in a better manner by having social awareness and being responsible to the community, then this is the best book to choose and learn.

5. Kazuo Ishiguro’s 'The Remains of the Day

the remains of the day

It is a story about the person who mastered the art of leader ship and how he outperformed his profession. By reading this we too can get successful by getting into his shoes.

6.  Arthur Miller’s 'Death of A Salesman'

death of a salesman

This plot is about the person who just wanted to live like himself without pleasing the world and others. He controls everything that comes his way and finally gets successful besides living to his true nature.

7. Chinua Achebe ‘s 'Things Fall Apart'

things fall apart

This is the must to read the book as it clearly narrates how we need to act when we are dogged with bad times and we can learn all these aspects of the African society and the problems which they faced in the plot.

8. F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Last Tycoon


We must read this book to thrive both in personal and as well in professional life. Both lives are equally important and you will lean how a business man has achieved integration in his life without fail.

9. Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine


We shouldn’t change our identity in this selfish world, however, this is not that easy. Our innocence will surely get wiped off in the journey towards developing and growing. But once you read this, you will learn how to have those natural beautiful qualities and still excel in life.

10. Naguib Mahfouz ‘s 'Miramar'


In the race of getting succeeded, we often forget human values. We won’t even think of humanity, justice, and freedom. For all us, these are the virtues of the golden era. But you can learn how to have these and live peacefully in these days.

11. Arthur Miller’s 'All My Sons'  


If we fail many times, then we are following the same pattern. Instead of abusing the world, we must learn to have virtue as well as vice and win things that come our way. This is the plot of a person with such characteristics.

All these are the classic books which you might have not even heard of, but successful leaders might have read all of them. This could be their secret to manage their lives and their position today.