ELP Book Reading

ELP inspiration book reading is a component of CSAAEINC’s Emerging African Leaders Program. In-between the ELP Leadership Foundation Conferences held in November/December annually and ELP Mid-Year Leadership Portfolio Summit held in June annually, emerging leaders read books on effective leadership selected by mentors. The aim is to enhance their ethics, leadership skills and innovative spirit. Books are read gradually for assimilation. Emerging Leaders discuss books read on ELP virtual training room every Friday. The aim is to share various views on the book and to apply it to emerging leaders’ peculiar situations. Book reading runs from December to November and books are provided free of charge to each emerging leader.

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December 2016 - November 2017

Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell

A journey beyond the Horizon: Memoirs of Professor Sunday Nnata

December 2015 - November 2016

Nigeria: A New History of a Turbulent Century by Richard Bourne

This book provided an excellent overview of the main political events of Nigeria’s first hundred years, concentrating on politics at the centre, on the machinations of colonial officials and subsequently of politicians, generals and other leaders with name-recognition, trying to establish control of the apparatus of government.
December 2014 - November 2015

Career Path: Capacities, Competencies and Character by Godswill Agbagwa (editor)

The purpose of the book is to help students and members of various occupations build the capacities, competencies and character to become successful citizens. This book teaches readers how to become successful entrepreneurs; how to create, manage, save and grow money; how to get dream jobs; and how to get involved in civic activities. It also teaches readers how to take advantage of the social media; how to fight for their rights as citizens; how to be ethical in various occupations; how to secure educational and training opportunities home and abroad; as well as how to become ethical and inspirational leaders. This book is suitable for college, university and seminary courses as well as for members of various occupations who want to achieve sterling successes and bring positive changes to the nation.

You Don’t Need A Title to be a Leader by Mark Sanborn

The book center’s on leadership, that leadership isn’t a mysterious art practiced only by few people, it is the daily response of every man and woman who wishes to make a positive difference in the world, and make it a little bit better place as a result of their efforts.
December 2013 - November 2014

Seven habits of highly effective people by Steven Covey

 This book opens with an explanation of how many individuals who have achieved a high degree of outward success still find themselves struggling with an inner need for developing personal effectiveness and growing healthy relationship with other people. In order to change a given situation, we must change ourselves and in order to change ourselves, we must be able to change our perceptions.

The Girl Entrepreneur by Ibukun Awosika

This book was written to encourage everyone who in one way or another wishing to be the owner of one business or the other, for those who have the passion to contribute to the country and the world at large both spiritually, morally and otherwise.