144: Why Not All Readers are Leaders | 3 Big Mistakes Engineers Make in the Habit of Reading Books
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Tap to DOWNLOAD a summary of Zach’s personal library favorites!   If “leaders are readers” how can reading make you into a leader?    Listen now for these answers and more!   ============================   When you’re ready, here are three ways I can help you build your engineering career:   1. Engineering Career Accelerator™️ Scorecard … foundational insights you can check, score, and apply immediately to stand out and excel at work.   2. Join us at Happy Hour … a limited-attendance LIVE monthly workshop where we dig deep into career growth strategies and provide 1:1 open coaching for you at the end of the session.   3. Work with me directly … start with a free chat and ensure it’s a great fit, then work with me and my team privately in our intensive coaching program for engineering leaders.   ============================   In this episode, I explore three mistakes in my reading journey, from juggling too many books to setting arbitrary yearly reading goals.   I advocate for a shift towards intentional reading, focusing on quality over quantity and emphasizing the importance of applying knowledge. I discuss the pitfall of passive action and encourage listeners to prioritize real-life implementation.    As a bonus, I share a curated list of nearly 100 influential books from my personal library. So, press play and let’s chat about transforming your reading habits for meaningful personal and professional growth.   So, press play and let’s chat…   ============================   HAPPY ENGINEER COMMUNITY LINKS:   > Full Show Notes, Resources, & More   > Join our Facebook Group! Get access to bonus content and live coaching as growth-minded leaders build careers together.   ============================   WE GROW BY WORD OF MOUTH   If you have received value from The Happy Engineer Podcast, would you help us pay it forward by SHARING this episode with another engineer?   Hit the SHARE button, or copy the episode URL and paste it into a text message or social media post!   Thank you for helping us grow the show.   ============================   Connect with your host, Zach White:   LinkedIn (primary) Instagram Facebook YouTube  
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