Reading List

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles/

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles/

Thanks for checking out this page! This is a very incomplete list in no particular order. I offer this list with the hope that they will be helpful to you. Feel free to add your comments and suggestions as to the books that have been most impactful in your leadership journey.

Creative Calling: Establish a Daily Practice, Infuse Your World with Meaning, and Succeed in Work + Life by Chase Jarvis

The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice by Todd Henry

Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day by Todd Henry

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon

Excellence Wins: A No-Nonsense Guide to Becoming the Best in a World of Compromise by Horst Schulze

Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney  by Lee Cockerell

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t by Jim Collins

Necessary Endings: The Employees, Businesses, and Relationships That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Move Forward by Henry Cloud

9 Things You Simply Must Do to Succeed in Love and Life: A Psychologist Learns from His Patients What Really Works and What Doesn’t by Henry Cloud

Boundaries for Leaders: Results, Relationships, and Being Ridiculously in Charge by Henry Cloud

The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential by John Maxwell

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You by John Maxwell

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect: What the Most Effective People Do Differently by John Maxwell

Today Matters: 12 Daily Practices to Guarantee Tomorrow’s Success by John Maxwell

Thinking for a Change: 11 Ways Highly Successful People Approach Life and Work by John Maxwell

Winning by Jack Welch

Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie

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