For some reason I had an aversion to business books written as novels, but Leadership and Self Deception by the Arbinger Institute was an exception. Yes, you got that right – the author of this book is an institute, at least that is what the book says. However there is a “humanness” about this book that will touch you.
When I first read this book, it hit me like a sack of bricks. The realization that I was often deluding myself with unhelpful stories was sobering, and that realization led to behavior changes that have helped me immensely.
The book is beautifully written in an engaging style, and is one of the best books I have read in the last few years.