Reading List

“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” -Harry Truman

Book

Below are some of my favorite books, all of which would be helpful and insightful for any leader. Enjoy!

  • The Bible
  • Dare to Serve – Cheryl Bachelder
  • Leadership & Self-Deception – The Arbinger Institute
  • Start With Why – Simon Sinek
  • The Work of Leaders – Straw, Scullard, Kukkonen, & Davis
  • Soul Keeping – John Ortberg
  • Divine Direction: 7 Decisions That Will Change Your Life – Craig Groeschel
  • It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It – Craig Groeschel
  • Crucial Conversations – Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, & Switzler
  • Lead Like Jesus – Ken Blanchard & Phil Hodges
  • Deep & Wide – Andy Stanley
  • Next Generation Leader – Andy Stanley
  • 7 Men and the Secret of Their Greatness – Eric Metaxas
  • H3 Leadership: Be Humble, Stay Hungry, Always Hustle – Brad Lomenick
  • Tough Choices – Carly Fiorina
  • Quitter – Jon Acuff
  • The Advantage – Patrick Lencioni
  • The Ideal Team Player – Patrick Lencioni
  • Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Patrick Lencioni
  • Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars – Patrick Lencioni
  • The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive – Patrick Lencioni
  • Death by Meeting – Patrick Lencioni
  • The Three Signs of a Miserable Job – Patrick Lencioni
  • Leading at The Edge: Leadership Lessons from the Extraordinary Saga of Shackleton’s Antarctic  Expedition – Dennis Perkins
  • Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration – Ed Catmull
  • If: Trading Your If Only Regrets for God’s What If Possibilities – Mark Batterson
  • 3 Seconds: The Power of Thinking Twice – Les Parrott
  • Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life’s Storms – Tim Tebow
  • Rhinoceros Success – Scott Alexander
  • The Noticer – Andy Andrews
  • The Traveler’s Gift – Andy Andrews
  • American Patriot’s Almanac – Bill Bennett
  • Toxic Charity – Bob Lupton
  • My Utmost For His Highest – Oswald Chambers
  • Great by Choice – Jim Collins & Morten Hansen
  • Good to Great – Jim Collins
  • How the Mighty Fall – Jim Collins
  • Built to Last – Jim Collins & Jerry Porras
  • The Leadership Challenge – Barry Posner & James Kouzes
  • Madness – Jossy Chacko
  • Spiritual Leadership – Henry & Richard Blackaby
  • The Energy Bus – Jon Gordon
  • Liberty & Tyranny – Mark Levin
  • Thinking for a Change – John Maxwell
  • The Sales Bible – Jeffrey Gitomer
  • Love is the Killer App – Tim Sanders
  • Jesus CEO – Laurie Beth Jones
  • Cure for the Common Life – Max Lucado
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad – Robert Kiyosaki
  • The Strangest Secret – Earl Nightingale
  • How Did You Do It Truett? – Truett Cathy
  • Common Sense – Glenn Beck
  • Being George Washington – Glenn Beck
  • Dreamers and Deceivers – Glenn Beck
  • Miracles and Massacres – Glenn Beck
  • StandOut – Marcus Buckingham
  • Go Put Your Strengths to Work – Marcus Buckingham
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie
  • The Servant Leader – Ken Blanchard & Phil Hodges
  • The Five Lessons a Millionaire Taught Me – Richard Paul Evans
  • The Little Gold Book of YES! Attitude – Jeffrey Gitomer
  • The Little Red Book of Selling – Jeffrey Gitomer
  • Purple Cow – Seth Godin
  • FISH! – Stephen Lundin, Harry Paul & John Christensen
  • The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader – John Maxwell
  • Be Our Guest – Disney Institute
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