Roman Philosopher and Author
106 BC - 43 BC
Creative leaders are lifelong learners. Learning helps to fill the subconscious with fodder for creative thinking. One important source of learning is books. Creative leaders spend time reading even if it is only 10 or 15 minutes a day. I encourage creative leaders to read novels, poetry, biographies, memoirs and history. The more you read, the more you know. I usually average about one book a month and I usually read 15 - 20 minutes a day. I also listen to recorded books while I drive. Listening to books is a powerful way to learn.
If you are not a reader, it is never to late to start. Develop the habit of reading daily. Set a goal for how many books you will read in 2011 and keep track of the books you read on goodreads.com, a great online method for keeping track of books you read. And you also will meet other people who read. If you are looking for some novels to read, I highly recommend the novels I have listed on this blog.