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.

 

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t
Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great, Instead of Big

The Little Prince

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The Little Prince

Wind, Sand, and Stars

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Wind, Sand, and Stars
TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments
Jerry Kramer’s Farewell to Football
The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of The Learning Organization

White Fang

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White Fang

The Call of the Wild

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The Call of the Wild

Frankenstein

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Frankenstein

Moby Dick

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Moby Dick
The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings

The Chronicles of Narnia

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The Chronicles of Narnia

Don Quixote

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Don Quixote

Beowulf

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Beowulf

The Sovereignty of Good

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The Sovereignty of Good

Plato’s Apology

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Plato’s Apology
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
The Psychology of Curiosity: A Review and Reinterpretation
Lake Zurich Lacrosse Club Guide to Winning Lacrosse and the Game of Life: Lessons Learned From Thrive Project for America Training
Security Analysis: 100 Page Summary
The Intelligent Investor (100 Page Summaries)
Warren Buffett Accounting Book: Reading Financial Statements for Value Investing
Stay in the Fight!! Warriors Guide to the Combat Pistol

Seven Pillars of Wisdom

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Game Changers: Going Local to Defeat Violent Extremists
Mission America: Straight Talk About Military Transition
The Future-Proof Workplace: Six Strategies to Accelerate Talent Development, Reshape Your Culture, and Succeed with Purpose
How Many Friends Does One Person Need?: Dunbar’s Number and Other Evolutionary Quirks
Cultivate: The Power of Winning Relationships
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
What “the Boss” Can Teach Us About Loss

Strengths Finder 2.0

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Strengths Finder 2.0
Warriors and Citizens: American Views of Our Military

The Warrior Ethos

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The Warrior Ethos
Leadership In The Shadows