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 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 Six Question Process

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The Six Question Process
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
The Evolution of Childhood: Relationships, Emotion, Mind
Adversity Quotient: Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

The Future of Management

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The Future of Management
NYT Magazine, “What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team”

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
Sam Walton, Made in America My Story

The Sun Also Rises

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The Sun Also Rises
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance
Making Humor Work: Take Your Job Seriously and Yourself Lightly

Hamlet

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Hamlet