Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading on Leadership

  • Soar With Your Strengths – Donald Clifton & Paula Nelson
  • Now, Discover Your Strengths – Marcus Buckingham & Donald Clifton
  • A New Breed of Leader – Sheila Murray Bethel
  • First, Break All The Rules: What The World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently – Marcus Buckingham & Curt Coffman
  • How Full Is Your Bucket? – Tom Rath & Donald Clifton
  • Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership – Joseph Jaworski
  • If Aristotle Ran General Motors – Tom Morris
  • Monday Morning Leadership – David Cottrell
  • Leadership Energy – David Cottrell
  • If Harry Potter Ran General Electric – Tom Morris
  • Spirit For Greatness: Spiritual Dimensions of Organizations and Their Leadership – Stephen Byrum & Leland Kaiser
  • The Heart of Leadership – Robert E. Staub
  • It’s Your Ship – Captain D. Michael Abrashoff
  • Lincoln on Leadership – Donald Phillips
  • Leadership is an Art – Max Depree
  • Good to Great – Jim Collins
  • Leaders: The Strategies for Taking Charge – Warren Bennis
  • Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance? – Louis Gerstner
  • The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership – Steven Sample
  • The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Servant Leader – Ken Blanchard
  • People Smart Leaders – Larry Cole
  • Once an Eagle – Anton Myrer
  • The Killer Angels – Michael Shaara
  • We Were Soldiers Once and Young – Harold Moore

Recommended Reading on Authenticity

  • The Power of Full Engagement – Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz
  • A New Breed of Leader – Sheila Murray Bethel
  • The Slight Edge – Jeff Olson – TapesAndTools.com
  • Now, Discover Your Strengths – Buckingham & Clifton
  • The Seven Acts of Courage – Robert E. Staub
  • True Success – Tom Morris, Ph.D.
  • The Speed of Trust – Stephen M.R. Covey
  • Authentic Leadership – Bill George
  • True North – Bill George
  • Primal Leadership – Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence – Daniel Goleman
  • Leadership and Self-Deception – The Arbinger Institute
  • Beyond Winning – The Timeless Wisdom of Great Philosopher Coaches – Gary Walton
  • Doing Right in a Shrinking World – Louis DeThomasis & Neal St. Anthony
  • The Heart of Leadership – 12 Practices of Courageous Leaders – Robert E. Staub
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey
  • Why Should Anyone Be Led By You? – Rob Goffee & Gareth Jones

Recommended Reading on Perfection

  • Never Good Enough – Monica Ramirez Basco, PhD.
  • How Good Do We Have to Be? – Harold Kushner
  • Anger Kills – Redford Williams, M.D. & Virginia Williams, PhD.
  • Burn Brightly Without Burning Out – Richard Biggs
  • Choosing to Cheat – Andy Stanley
  • Life’s Greatest Lessons – Hal Urban
  • The Spirituality of Imperfection – Ernest Kurtz
  • The Knight in Rusty Armor – Robert Fisher

Recommended Reading on Purpose

  • The Purpose Driven Life – Rick Warren
  • The Power of Positive Thinking – Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie
  • The Greatest Salesman in the World – Og Mandino
  • Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill
  • Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl
  • The Four Agreements – Don Miguel Ruiz
  • The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
  • The Art of Achievement – Tom Morris
  • The Success Journey – John Maxwell
  • Half Time & Game Plan – Bob Buford – wonderful books for men
  • Our Power as Women – Helene Lerner-Robbins
  • Finding Your Own North Star – Martha Beck
  • The Power of Intention – Wayne Dyer
  • Says Who? – Johnnie Johnson
  • Season of Life – Jeffrey Marx
  • Tuesdays With Morrie – Mitch Albom