Earlier this year I attended an event put on by Giant Impact and I recently ran across this suggested book reading list for leaders they included in our event materials. Thought you might enjoy me sharing it with you, so here it is.

How many of these have you read?

  • The 360 Degree Leader-John Maxwell
  • Now, Discover Your Strengths-Marcus Buckingham
  • Blink-Malcolm Gladwell
  • Confidence-Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  • Rules of the Red Rubber Ball-Kevin Carroll
  • Team of Rivals-Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • The Next Generation Leader-Andy Stanley
  • Made to Stick-Chip Heath
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People-Stephen R. Covey
  • Groundswell-Charlene Li
  • The One Minute Manager-Ken Blanchard
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team-Patrick Lencioni
  • Leadership Promises for Every Day-John Maxwell
  • The Experience Economy-Joseph Pine
  • Strengthsfinder 2.0-Tom Rath
  • John Adams-David McCullough
  • The First Billion is the Hardest-T. Boone Pickens
  • Visioneering-Andy Stanley
  • Leading from the Heart-Jack Kahl
  • Virtuoso Teams-Andy Boynton
  • Patten on Leadership-Alan Axelrod
  • Leadership Engine-Noel M. Tichy
  • Good to Great-Jim Collins
  • Making Ideas Happen-Scott Belsky
  • The Element-Ken Robinson
  • Common Wealth-Jeffrey Sachs
  • The Purpose Driven Life-Rick Warren
  • How to Win Friends & Influence People-Dale Carnegie
  • Drive-Daniel Pink
  • You Don’t Need A Title to be a Leader-Mark Sanborn
  • Long Tail-Chris Anderson
  • The Rise of the Creative Class-Richard Florida
  • Integrity-Henry Cloud
  • Linchpin-Seth Godin
  • Developing the Leaders Around You-John Maxwell
  • The Designful Company-Marty Neumeier
  • The Future of Management-Gary Hamel
  • How Did You Do It, Truett? S. Truett Cathy
  • Winning-Jack Welch
  • Built to Last-Jim Collins
  • Talent is Overrated-Geoffrey Colvin

I have a few I need order on Amazon, how about you?


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