Leadership Books

Leadership Books

These are some of my favorite leadership books. Not a complete list by any means, but some of the ones that influenced me

Nine Lies About Work - Marcus Buckingham

The time has come for a manifesto for truth and change at work. In NINE LIES ABOUT WORK: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World (available now), strengths expert and bestselling author Marcus Buckingham reveals the unimpeachable data about how humans actually work.

Hal Gregersen | Innovating, Leading, Questioning

Hal Gregersen is an authority on creating innovation cultures in companies; co-author, “The Innovator’s DNA”; Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center.

Amazon.com: Developing Lean Leaders at all Levels: A Practical Guide eBook: Jeffrey Liker, George Trachilis: Kindle Store

Developing Lean Leaders at all Levels: A Practical Guide - Kindle edition by Jeffrey Liker, George Trachilis. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Developing Lean Leaders at all Levels: A Practical Guide.

Servant Leadership: A Journey Into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness by Robert K. Greenleaf

Servant Leadership has 1,816 ratings and 53 reviews. Bart said: Not a Book for the Weak of HeartServant-Leadership is rapidly becoming a popularized te...

The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business by Patrick Lencioni

The Advantage has 5,757 ratings and 426 reviews. Jeff said: Great book. Some takeaways: The seminal difference between successful companies and medioc...

Leadership as an Identity: The Four Traits of Those Who Wield Lasting Influence by Crawford W. Loritts Jr.

Leadership as an Identity has 153 ratings and 17 reviews. Zachary said: Thoroughly enjoyed this book on leadership. I pray I'll practice and exhibit the ...

The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller

The One Thing has 18,697 ratings and 1,563 reviews. Patrick said: Over 2,600 books have been written about time management. Why? Because they're not work...

BG Allen | Professional Profile | LinkedIn

View BG Allen's profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. BG has 17 jobs listed on their profile. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover BG'S connections and jobs at similar companies.

ESV Study Bible by Anonymous

ESV Study Bible has 10,906 ratings and 267 reviews. Barry said: From time to time—usually when someone is thinking of buying a new Bible—people ask me to...

McChrystal on Managing a Team of Teams

Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal, former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan and co-founder of McChrystal Group, discusses the shift in managerial strategy in Iraq. He spoke at a recent WSJ Viewpoints breakfast.


GOOD TO GRT SOCIAL SECTOR PB has 4,101 ratings and 210 reviews. Ensiform said: A monograph to accompany Collins’ Good To Great (which I haven’t read). Th...

Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable...about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business by Patrick Lencioni

Death by Meeting has 6,850 ratings and 402 reviews. Parcoast said: Pros for this title are easy to come up with: It was a quick read. The information is ...

Team of Teams - McChrystal Group

New York Times® Bestseller "Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World" by General Stanley McChrystal (Ret), Chris Fussell, Tatum Collins

One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams - McChrystal Group

"One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams" is the latest in the "Team of Teams" series from New York Times® Bestselling author Chris Fussell.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team has 45,257 ratings and 2,206 reviews. Neil said: I've been in corporate America for just under 4 years now. In my time, I...

Managing the Non-Profit Organization: Principles and Practices by Peter F. Drucker

Managing the Non-Profit Organization has 831 ratings and 61 reviews. Pam said: Peter Drucker is acknowledged father of nonprofit management. The man is a...

Enemies of Excellence

The Coachwell tools are designed to work with the Enemies of Excellence book and Growth Guide. They will enhance your personal and professional excellence.

The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues by Patrick Lencioni

The Ideal Team Player has 1,833 ratings and 228 reviews. Ron said: This is the typical Lencioni book in that he tells a story about a mythical company an...

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Quiet has 228,092 ratings and 17,958 reviews. Emily May said: “There's zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas.”I r...

The Essential Drucker by Peter F. Drucker

The Essential Drucker has 7,312 ratings and 107 reviews. Tanya said: I'm a total business book nerd- but I really enjoyed this one. Some of my favorite q...

The Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes

The Leadership Challenge has 8,809 ratings and 317 reviews. Trevor said: Yet another book on leadership that doesn’t really define what leadership is - o...

Malcolm Gladwell: The unheard story of David and Goliath

It's a classic underdog tale: David, a young shepherd armed only with a sling, beats Goliath, the mighty warrior. The story has transcended its biblical origins to become a common shorthand for unlikely victory. But, asks Malcolm Gladwell, is that really what the David and Goliath story is about?

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't by James C. Collins

Good to Great has 89,908 ratings and 3,198 reviews. Riku said: First and foremost, Good to Great has no breakthrough concepts to offer. Collins is good a...

the 4 C’s of exceptional leadership

One of the books I have most enjoyed recently is David Marquet’s Turn the Ship Around! It is an excellent book in my opinion and well worth your time to read. Below are the “4 C’s…

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek

Start with Why has 40,190 ratings and 2,326 reviews. Sean said: Me: “I’ll take ‘Books That Should Have Been Long Articles or Essays Instead of Books’ for...

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

David and Goliath has 104,754 ratings and 7,446 reviews. Marcus said: Gladwell is taking a lot of heat for biasing the examples he chooses in his books t...

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