Reading List

These books and articles have taught me a lot about business, people and life.   They are listed in no particular order.  Enjoy.

  • Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
  • Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter by Liz Wiseman and Greg McKeown (HarperBusiness)
  • Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath (Crown Business)
  • Tribal Leadership by Dave Logan, John King, & Halee Fischer-Wright
  • Employees First, Customers Second by Vineet Nayar
  • Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work by Dr. Paul Marciano
  • Leading Change by John Kotter
  • Buy-In by John Kotter
  • The Ultimate Sales Machine: Turbocharge Your Business with Relentless Focus on 12 Key Strategies by Chet Holmes
  • SPIN Selling by Neil Rackham
  • Delivering Happiness:  A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh
  • Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle by Dan Senor and Soul Singer
  • What Would Google Do? by Jeff Jarvis
  • Death By Meeting by Patrick Lencioni
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
  • Article from Harvard Business Review “Blue Ocean Strategy” By W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne (Reprint R0410D; October 2004)
  • Article from Harvard Business Review “Building Your Company’s Vision” by James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras (Reprint 96501; Sept-Oct 1996)
  • Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin
  • Good to Great by Jim Collins
  • Great by Choice by Jim Collins
  • Hidden Champions of the 21st Century by Hermann Simon
  • The Inside Advantage by Robert H. Bloom
  • DRiVE by Daniel Pink
  • To Sell Is Human by Daniel Pink
  • A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel Pink
  • MoneyBall! by Michael Lewis
  • Leadership the Hard Way by Dov Frohman, Robert Howard
  • Raving Fans  by Ken Blanchard
  • The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
  • The No Asshole Rule by  Prof. Robert Sutton
  • Goldman Sach’s : The Culture of Success by Lisa Endlich
  • The Ultimate Question by Fred Reichheld
  • Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves, Patrick M. Lencioni
  • Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd by Youngme Moon
  • Leading with the Heart: Coach K’s Successful Strategies for Basketball, Business, and Life by Mike Krzyzewski, Donald T. Phillips
  • What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful by Marshall Goldsmith, Mark Reiter
  • Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
  • Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow
  • The Great Game of Business by Jack Stack, Bo Burlingham
  • Douglas McGregor, Revisited: Managing the Human Side of the Enterprise  by Gary Heil, Warren Bennis, Deborah C. Stephens
  • How Will You Measure Your Life?  by Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth, Karen Dillon
  • Innovator’s Dilemma The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton M. Christensen
  • Turn The Ship Around!: How to Create Leadership at Every Level by L. David Marquet Captain U.S Navy (Retired)

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