I love to read. I love it so much that I wrote an article about the importance of reading and leadership. But I got something wrong in that article — I only wrote about why leaders must be readers. I didn’t mention that reading can actually be the tool that thrusts you into a leadership position. RELATED: #1 Key To Becoming An Effective Leader I’ve seen people within my company, Influence & Co., read (and work) their way to more responsibility and better results. Here’s how you can do it, too.