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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.

 

Smile Guide: Employee Perspectives on Culture, Loyalty and Profit

My Share of the Task: A Memoir

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My Share of the Task: A Memoir
Why is Everyone Smiling? The Secret Behind Passion, Productivity, and Profit
Employee Engagement 2.0: How to Motivate Your Team for High Performance (A Real-World Guide for Busy Managers)
15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management: The Productivity Habits of 7 Billionaires, 13 Olympic Athletes, 29 Straight-A Students, and 239 Entrepreneurs
Selling to the Old Brain: How New Discoveries In Brain Research Empower You To Influence Any Audience, Anytime
The Hill: Invictus Series Book One: Overcoming Fear and Learning To Embrace an Elite Mindset
Mass Customization: The New Frontier in Business Competition
Infinite Possibility: Creating Customer Value on the Digital Frontier

Authenticity

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Authenticity

The Experience Economy

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The Experience Economy

The Elegant Pitch

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The Elegant Pitch

Lead Inside The Box

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Lead Inside The Box
One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership
The Courage to Take Command: Leadership Lessons from a Military Trailblazer
The Art of Achievement: Mastering The 7 Cs of Success in Business and Life

If Aristotle Ran General Motors

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If Aristotle Ran General Motors
True Success: A New Philosophy of Excellence

The Golden Palace

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The Golden Palace

Team of Teams

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Team of Teams

The Oasis Within

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The Oasis Within

The Diary of a West Point Cadet

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The Diary of a West Point Cadet
Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction

The Compound Effect

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The Compound Effect

Kids These Days

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Kids These Days
Labor 2030: The Collision of Demographics, Automation and Inequality
Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Dataclysm: Love, Sex, Race, and Identity–What Our Online Lives Tell Us about Our Offline Selves

The Warrior Ethos

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The Warrior Ethos

Strengths Finder 2.0

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Strengths Finder 2.0
How Many Friends Does One Person Need?: Dunbar’s Number and Other Evolutionary Quirks

Seven Pillars of Wisdom

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ