Whether for members of your team or for mentees or colleagues in your network, these books make great holiday gifts for leaders with an eye on continuous improvement, according to Alyse Kalish for themuse.com. Happy holidays!

    1. For the Person Who Needs That Extra Push: “Year of Yes: How to Dance it Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person,” by Shonda Rhimes. Rhimes, the producer of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal,” is an introvert, which means she struggles just as much as anyone to take risks and put herself out there. So, she decided to take a year and say yes to everything. Here’s her incredible journey, and some awesome lessons you can learn from her experience.
    2. For the Insider (or the Outsider): “Work Rules! Insights From Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead,” by Laszlo Bock. Bock used to be Head of People Operations at Google, meaning he knows a heck of a lot about management, hiring and moving up … and if he doesn’t, he has research to back it up. This is the perfect read for both managers and employees looking for productivity tips from the experts.
    3. For the (Proud) Introvert: “Hiding in the Bathroom: An Introvert’s Roadmap to Getting Out There (When You’d Rather Stay Home),” by Morra Aarons-Mele. Host of the podcast “Hiding in the Bathroom,” Aarons-Mele proves in her book that any personality — even the quiet, unassuming types — can be successful.
    4. For the Smooth Talker: “Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High,” by Kerry Patterson. No matter your role, this book will help you prepare, persuade and persevere in just about any interaction (work or non-work related).
    5. For the Boss (Figurative or Literal): “Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity,” by Kim Scott. This book is full of tips, stories and frameworks for tackling all those difficult work situations — for managers and co-workers alike. As an exec of Google and Apple, Scott knows a thing or two about being an effective manager, and you’ll want to implement her advice immediately.
    6. For the Multipotentialite: “The Little Book of Talent: 52 Tips for Improving Your Skills,” by Daniel Coyle. Built around research from some of the most successful people, this book will truly help anyone improve in every aspect of their life. Plus, it’s broken down into bite-sized tips for those who don’t have all day to boost their professional reputation.
    7. For the Dreamer: “Abundance Now: Amplify Your Life and Achieve Prosperity Today,” by Lisa Nichols. As someone who’s truly started from the bottom (a single mother on public funding), Nichols knows what it takes to make your dreams a reality, and her inspiring story and expert coaching will help you craft the mindset you need to live a rich life (both in money and happiness respects).
    8. For the Inspiring Leader: “Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us,” by Seth Godin. This timeless book, written by the famous author, marketer and former Yahoo executive, will teach you how to be the kind of leader who creates cohesive, trusting and productive teams. Whether you’re a new manager, aspiring boss or natural leader, you’ll want to give this a browse.
    9. For the Powerful Influencer: “The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World,” by Nilofer Merchant. Think you have what it takes to change the world? Merchant will convince you in her book that any idea — no matter how crazy — can become something great. After digesting her advice, you’ll discover a sense of self-empowerment you didn’t know you had in you.
    10. For the Success-Driven: “High Performance Habits: How Extraordinary People Become That Way,” by Brendon Burchard. If you’re all about building good habits, this is the read for you. Based on one of the largest surveys conducted, Burchard reveals the most important routines of high-performing individuals — and they’ll help you be more productive, develop into a leader and find confidence in everything you do.
    11. For the Financially Savvy: “Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties,” by Beth Kobliner. Budgeting, saving, investing — they all sound great in theory, but many of us don’t really know how to do them right. Kobliner’s book is the ultimate guide to getting your finances in order (no matter your age or experience). Learn how to spend, save and invest wisely, and protect your money for whatever comes your way.