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Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business.

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John Mackey & Rajendra Sisodia

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Getting out of the Box

Game changing concepts for leaders of all kinds to enhance their ability to influence through attitude awareness.

by The Arbinger Institute

Start With Why


How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

Simon Sinek

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How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

John Doerr

The Five Dysfunctions of a Teamir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=am2&o=1&a=0787960756

A Leadership Fable.

Short insightful read for any manager.

Patrick Lencioni

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Doing More of What You Do Best More Profitablyir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=as2&o=1&a=1576833216

A parable that teaches the concepts of holistic strategic thinking.

Kevin W. McCarthy

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Challenging High Potential Managers to Become Great Leadersir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=as2&o=1&a=1118378326

Alan S. Berson & Richard G. Stieglitz

The One Minute Managerir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=am2&o=1&a=B002BFP0SO

The World’s Most Popular Management Method

A short handbook and timeless classic with timeless lessons and techniques.

Kenneth Blanchard Spencer Johnson

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Five Keys to Success Through Values Centered Leadership

Lisa Huetteman

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A New Paradigm for Sustainable Success

Jim Dethmer, Diana Chapman, Kaley Klemp


The story behind the unique culture of one of America’s most admired companies. Learn concepts that aren’t taught in most business schools.

Kevin & Jackie Freebur

The Five Temptations of a CEOir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=am2&o=1&a=0470267585

A Leadership Fable

Designed to be read in a single sitting, this book uses the unexpected meeting between troubled high-tech honcho Andrew O’Brien and a mysterious old man named Charlie to explore a series of common traps that
can unwittingly ensnare any hard-driven executive.

Patrick Lencioni

Turn The Ship Aroundir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=am2&o=1&a=1591846404

A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders

L. David Marquet

A quick reading analysis on strategy and execution that applies to any size organization.

Dr. David Mutchler & Linda Martin

Communication and Personal Effectiveness

Emotional Intelligenceir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=am2&o=1&a=055338371X

Why It Can Matter More than IQ

Advanced study on improving personal and managerial effectiveness. Not a light read.

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How Successful People Become Even More Successful

Nationally acclaimed Executive Coach offers insight on common behavioral obstacles.

Dr Marshall Goldsmith

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Achieving Success
at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time

Insight for effective inter-personal

Susan Scott

Made To Stickir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=am2&o=1&a=1400064287

Why Some Ideas Survive and
Others Die

From Aesop’s Fables to “Where’s the Beef” the authors examine what works and why.

Chip Heath

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A fascinating, example filled study on the capacity of humans to make rapid decisions.

Malcolm Gladwell

Power Questionsir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=am2&o=1&a=1118119630

Build Relationships, Win New Business, and Influence Others

Andrew Sobel & Jerold Panass

 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Peopleir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=am2&o=1&a=1451639619

Oldie but goodie on personal

Stephen R. Covey

To Sell is Humanir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=am2&o=1&a=1594631905

Everyone is in sales in that we are all required to influence others to take action.  The book looks gaining skills at non-sales selling.

Daniel Pink

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Making Your Life Make Sense

In The On-Purpose Person you’ll learn how to discover who you are, where you are headed, what you should do, and what’s most important to you! That’s being on-purpose!

Kevin W, McCarthy

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

by Travis Bradberry  and Jean Greaves

Never Eat Aloneir?t=chicaexecuc0b 20&l=am2&o=1&a=0385346654

Effective Networking and Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

Keith Ferrazzi

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