Explore the following texts on leadership to discover amazing insights from celebrated authors.
An entertaining examination of crazy leaders and the practices aspiring entrepreneurs not to follow.
Why shame should not prevent anyone from accomplishing great things. The most important thing is to try, coming up short is better than never having tried at all.
Daniel H. Pink
A deep examination into the secrets of motivation through meaningful work and autonomy over rewards and punishment.
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
The inspiring true story behind the extraordinary experiences of Ernest Shackleton and his 27 man crew during their voyage and expedition to the south pole.
First, Break All The Rules
Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman
An practical manifesto on leadership and an extensive study of managerial experiences from different companies.
Clint Hill, Lisa McCubbin
A portrait of the American Presidency from the perspective of a man charged with protecting the most powerful office in the nation.
Founders at Work
A collection of interviews with founders of technology companies who share their experiences of overcome early challenges.
Give and Take
Why great leaders give and think deeply about the needs of others, and how they undo competitive mindsets that undermine efforts to effectively collaborate.
Giving Voice to Values
What defines great leaders who are unafraid to stand apart from the group and effectively speak their minds.
Good To Great
Possibly the best case study of what it takes to become a great leader, and lead a company towards successful outcomes.
How To Win Friends and Influence People
Discover unique insights and techniques on improving valuable human management skills to better lead people.
Long Walk to Freedom
An autobiography of how Mandela discovered purpose in the darkest of places where hope is often lost.
Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations
How to better motivate your team to achieve extraordinary results, by adopting new strategies and forgoing old.
Losing My Virginity
The underlying philosophy that allowed Branson to build successful companies and products.
Management and Machiavelli
From an era before the computer revolution, a comparison of corporate leadership and behavior to medieval politics.
A classical text of how to rise above distractions and focus on what is truly essential.
The tactics and practical insights of how to influence and persuade people based on established psychological principles.
A powerful analysis of the links between design thinking, technology, business and life, and their links to leadership.
Start With Why
A close examination of how to motivate people to do what you would like them to do.
Strengths Based Leadership
Tom Rath, Barry Conchie
A data-driven study of what makes for great leadership.
A great guide for managers to successfully improve their leadership qualities and master the art of cultivating talent.
Tattoos on The Heart: The Power Of Boundless Compassion
A series of parables about universal kinship and the remarkable power of unconditional love.
Team of Teams
Gen. Stanley McChrystal
An intriguing analysis of how to collaborate with diverse organizations and pick the right battles.
Team of Rivals
Doris Kearns Goodwin
How Abraham Lincoln reconciled personal differences and convinced a diverse group of talented legislators to follow his path.
The 21 Irrefutable Las of Leadership
John C. Maxwell
A classical manual providing a wealth of knowledge on leadership practices and styles.
How every leader must follow their own path to meaning and a success life.
The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Aircraft and America's Finest Hour
A defense of positive leadership in the face of adversity, and how small acts of kindness can build towards huge leaps of innovation.
The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever
Michael Bungay Stanier
How leaders should embrace the essential value of coaching and how to transform human behaviors.
The Essential Drucker
Peter F. Drucker
One of the founding works on the essential characteristics of leadership philosophy and effective management.
The New Alpha
How to make a game changing impact and become a better leader by scrapping traditional thinking about leadership.
The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story
The story of a silicon Valley entrepreneur who launched 3 multi-billion dollar businesses, and the insights that helped transform ideas into reality.
The One Minute Manager
Kenneth H. Blanchard, Spener Johnson
The basics of managing a team, and simplifying complicated leadership techniques.
The No Asshole Rule
Robert I. Sutton
A defense for not tolerating jerks and ill-behaving star performers who overpower their colleagues through abuse.
The Seventh Sense
Joshua Cooper Ramo
An examination of the historic forces that shake our world and explain how leaders and businesses can master it.
The Road to Character
An insight book on the importance building a strong personal character to lead others.
Tribes: We Need You to lead Us
The definitive guide to transforming employees, customers, investors na dfollowers into a loyal tribe.
True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership
Bill George and Peter Sims
How to discover your own unique leadership style, shape your vision, define your values and discover your motivations from interviews with 125 leaders from across the globe.
Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance
Louis V. Gerstner Jr.
The story of Gerstner’s extraordinary resurrection and transformation of IBM during the 1990s.
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