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Readers Are Leaders


Leadership and Personal Development Book Suggestions:

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Leadership Development:

  • The Leader Who Had No Title by Robin Sharma

  • Start With Why by Simon Sinek

  • Dare to Lead by Brene Brown

  • Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, & Al Switzler

  • Principles by Ray Dalio

  • Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

  • Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell

  • Wooden on Leadership by John Wooden

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

  • Strengthsfinder by Tom Rath

  • The One Minute Manager by Ken Klanehard & Spencer Johnson

  • Bringing Out the Best in by Thomas K. Connellan

  • Leaders by Warren Bennis & Burt Nanus

  • The First 90 Days by Michael D. Watkins

  • "Dignity" - Donna Hicks 

Personal Development:

  • Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

  • Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

  • How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

  • Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk

  • Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... and it's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson

  • How to do the work by Dr Nicole Lepera

  • Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... at Work by Richard Carlson

  • Crushing It! by Gary Vaynerchuk

  • Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins

  • Rising Strong by Brene Brown

  • Atomic Habits by James Clear

  • How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

  • The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwel

  • Switch by Chip Heath & Dan Heath

  • Take the Stars by Rory Vaden

  • No Try Only Do. by Andy Bailey

  • Rhinoceros Success by Scott Alexander

  • Success Principles, by Jack Canfield

  • Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

  • Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein

Financial Development:

  • You Need a Budget: The Proven System for Breaking the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle, Getting Out of Debt, and Living the Life You Want by Jesse Mecham

  • The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

  • The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley & William D. Danko

  • Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Skill Development:

  • Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

  • Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk

  • The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield

  • Get Anyone To Do Anything by David J. Lieberman

  • Stories That Stick by Kindra Hall

  • Speak American Too by Paul Jankowski

  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu

  • The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know by Shawn Coyne

  • One Million Followers by Brendan Kane

  • Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell

  • Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

Organizational Development: 

  • Good to Great by Jim Collins

  • Principles by Ray Dalio

  • ​The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek

  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

  • The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwel

  • Switch by Chip Heath & Dan Heath

  • Scaling Up by Verne Harnish

  • Profit First by Mike Michalowicz

  • Atomic Habits by James Clear

Music Industry:

  • The Mailroom by David Rensin

  • Music, Money, and Success by Jeffrey Brabec & Todd Brabec

  • All You Need to Know About the Music Business by Donald S. Passman

​Lifestyle: ​

  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

  • The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown

  • Jack Canfield's Key to Living the Law of Attraction by Jack Canfield & D.D. Watkins

  • The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

  • The 5 Love Languages by Paul White and Gary Chapman

  • Healing the Shame that Binds You by John Bradshaw

  • I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Making the Journey from "What Will People Think?" to "I Am Enough" by Brené Brown


  • Finding My Virginity by Richard Branson

  • An Incredible Dream: Ralph Roberts and the Story of Comcast by William Novak


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