Books the “Freaks” are Reading


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

Books Leadership “Freaks” are reading:

  1. How Full is Your Bucket by Tom Rath & Donald Clifton
  2. Boundaries for Leaders by Dr. Henry Cloud
  3. You Already Know How to Be Great by Alan Fine
  4. Building a Magnetic Culture by Kevin Sheridan
  5. The Heart of Leadership by Mark Miller
  6. Built to Last by Jim Collins & Jerry I. Porras
  7. Cultures Built to Last by Richard Dufour & Michael Fullan
  8. Learning from Lincoln by Harvey Alvy & Pam Robbins
  9. Moral Mazes by Robert Jackall
  10. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
  11. Stewardship by Peter Block
  12. Risky is the New Safe by Randy Gage
  13. Multipliers by Liz Wiseman
  14. Whale Hunting by Tom Searcy and Barbara Weaver Smith
  15. The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz
  16. The Leadership Challenge by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner
  17. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
  18. Outdoor Leadership by John Graham
  19. Made to Stick by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  20. Leadership and the Art of the Struggle by Steven Snyder

The complete list is on the Leadership Freak Facebook page. (Books are listed in the order they appeared on the page.)

I’ve just finished reading and recommend:

  1. The Heart of Leadership by Mark Miller
  2. Adversaries into Allies by Bob Burg
  3. Finding Allies, Building Alliances by Mike Leavitt & Rich McKeown
  4. Daring Greatly by Brene’ Brown
  5. The Authentic Swing by Steven Pressfield

My current Reading list:

  1. The Myth of Creativity by David Burkus
  2. The Practical Peter Drucker by William Cohen
  3. Hacking Leadership by Mike Myatt
  4. The Execution Short Cut by Jeroen De Flander
  5. Truman by David McCullough
  6. On Becoming a Leadership Coach, Second Edition, various authors

What books are you reading?

What leadership books do you recommend?