Leaders are Readers!

Feel free to click on any of these books for a short note on what Jim and Jan think about these books. If they are on this page it is one of our favorites and they’ve been mentioned on the show.  Many have been written by our current and/or future guests.  Click through to learn more about what we like.

 

The Diary of a West Point Cadet

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The Diary of a West Point Cadet
“Citizenship in a Republic (The Man in the Arena),” by Theodore Roosevelt
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive: Outsell, Outmanage, Outmotivate, and Outnegotiate Your Competition
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Positivity: Top-Notch Research Reveals the 3 to 1 Ratio That Will Change Your Life
Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life
STOP SCREAMING AT THE MICROWAVE!: How to Connect Your Disconnected Life
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
Slow Down to Speed Up: How to manage your time and rebalance your life
What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: A Round Table Comic: How Successful People Become Even More Successful
The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less
How to Win Friends and Influence People

The Power of Habit

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The Power of Habit
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage

Leaders Eat Last

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Leaders Eat Last

Creativity, Inc.

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Creativity, Inc.
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

Startup Communities

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Startup Communities
The Education of Cyrus by Xenophon

The Epic of Gilgamesh

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The Epic of Gilgamesh
Tell to Win: Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story

Authentic Leadership

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Authentic Leadership

The Speed of Trust

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The Speed of Trust
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Extreme Ownership

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Extreme Ownership

Leadership BS

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Leadership BS

Thinking Fast & Slow

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Thinking Fast & Slow

The Motivation to Work

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The Motivation to Work
The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing
Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You
Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t (Rockefeller Habits 2.0)
No B.S. Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing