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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 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

Thinking Fast & Slow

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Thinking Fast & Slow
Wired to Eat: Turn Off Cravings, Rewire Your Appetite for Weight Loss, and Determine the Foods That Work for You
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience
The Boomerang Principle: Inspire Lifetime Loyalty from Your Employees
Shackleton’s Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer

WOOL

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WOOL
Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy
Is It Worth Dying For?: How To Make Stress Work For You — Not Against You
Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul
Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy — Until You’re 80 and Beyond
The Secret Knowledge of Water: Discovering the Essence of the American Desert
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

Letters from a Stoic

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Letters from a Stoic
The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters

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