Recommended Reading

18 Must-Read Books on Leadership


1. Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader by Herminia Ibarra

2. Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results by Judith Glaser

3. Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

4. From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership by Harry M. Kraemer

5. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t by James C. Collins

6. Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

7. Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute

8. Leading Change by John P. Kotter

9. Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee

10. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek

11. Strengths-Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow by Barry Conchie and Tom Rath

12. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

13. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell

14. The Art of War by Sun Tzu

15. The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done by Peter Drucker

16. The Five Dysfunctions Of A Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni

17. Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization by Dave Logan and John King

18. True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership by Bill George and Peter Sims