Readers are Leaders, Are You Reading?

By Tom Cramer
  Harry S. Truman is well known for his “The Buck Stops Here” plaque that adorned his desk. He also gave us, though not as often attributed to him, the perhaps better-known quote, “Readers are Leaders.” This pithy encouragement for reading is a favorite of English teachers and contains some worthy wisdom. According to many experts who have studied the differences between successful leaders and so-so executives, the habit of reading is a core differentiator. Numerous articles and studies point out the importance and value of reading, Moreover, the value of reading has …

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