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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.

 

The New One Minute Manager

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The New One Minute Manager
Leadership and the One Minute Manager
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Black Box Thinking: Why Most People Never Learn from Their Mistakes–But Some Do
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead
“Citizenship in a Republic (The Man in the Arena),” by Theodore Roosevelt
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
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
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