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Reading List

Becoming a Manager: How New Managers Master the Challenges of Leadership, Linda Hill, 2003.
(Lead by Example)

Credibility: How Leaders Gain and Lose It, Why People Demand It, James S. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner, and Tom Peters.
(Integrity and Ethics)

Do What You Are, Paul Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger, 1995. (Talent Management: Coaching and Developing)

Fierce Conversations, Susan Scott, 2002. (Excellence in Communication)

First Break all the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently, Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman, 1999. (Lead by Example)

First Things First, Stephen Covey, 1995. (Lead by Example)

Five Dysfunctions of a Team, The, Patrick Lencioni, 2002. (Building Effective Teams )

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t, Jim Collins 2001.
(Strategic Vision and Thinking)

Leadership Challenge, The, James Kouzes, Barry Posner, 1995. (Lead by Example)

Leading Change, John Kotter, 1996. (Embracing Change)

“Management Time: Who’s Got the Monkey?”, William Oncken Jr., and Donald Wass, Harvard Business Review, 2007 (Lead by Example)

“One More Time: How Do You Motivate Employees?”, Frederick Herzberg, Harvard Business Review,
September – October, 1987. (Building Effective Teams)

People Skills, Robert Bolton, Ph.D.,1979. (Talent Management: Coaching and Developing)

Seven Habits of Highly Successful People, The, Stephen Covey. 1989. (Lead by Example)

Smart Questions, Dorothy Leeds, 1987. (Excellence in Communication)

Wisdom of Teams, The, Jon Katzenbach, 1997. (Team Work and Collaboration)

21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You, The, John Maxwell.
(Lead by Example)


Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability

Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation

Richard St. John’s 8 secrets of success

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

Susan Cain: The power of introverts

Tom Wujec: Build a tower, build a team


Apollo 13 – Square Peg in a Round Hole

Clear the Mechanism – Love of the Game

First Follower: Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy

FranklinCovey’s The 7 Habits Video Preview: Big Rocks