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The CEO Book Club: Why and What They Read

by Meagan Frank

The majority of chief executive officers (CEOs) read more intentionally than the average person. The books they deem most influential—from leadership execution to poetry, and the groups with whom they discuss the books they read, vary as widely as their personalities. Traveling too frequently to participate in traditional book clubs, these CEOs find creative ways to regularly read and discuss the books that not only affect their capacity as leaders, but also expose them to “thinking from different points of view” on the road to “becoming a better human.” […]