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Do you have ideas, links, leadership training alerts, or other resources you'd like to share with your fellow LIFE members? Send them to Katy, [email protected].

Leadership Reading Suggestions:

  • Online:
#Fix MyLibrary: Episode 3: Can you manage to improve?
TEDtalk: We love Simon Sinek, who gave a great talk recently on leadership in tough times.
  • Books:
    • The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday
    • Start With Why by Simon Sinek
    • Real Leaders Don't Boss by Ritch Eich
    • Miller's Marketing Made Simple by JJ Peterson
    • The Making of a Manager by Julie Zhuo
    • Dare to Lead by Brené Brown (or any)
    • True North by Bill George and Peter Eagle Sims
    • The No Asshole Rule by Robert Sutton
    • Transparency by Warren Bennis
    • Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
    • The 5th Discipline by Peter Senge
    • The Leadership Challenge by James Kouzes and Barry Posner
    • Love is the Killer App by Tim Saunders
    • Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh
    • Questions of Character: Illuminating the Heart of Leadership Through Literature by Joseph L. Badaracco
    • Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer by Margot Morrell
    • The U.S. Army Leadership Field Manual by Leadership The Center For Army
    • The 9 Ways of Working: How to Use the Enneagram to Discover Your Natural Strengths and Work More Effectively by Michael J. Goldberg (or other books on the Enneagram personality type)
    • I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai
    • First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham
    • Developing the Leader Within You  by John Maxwell
    • Leadership Above The Line by Dr. Sarah Sumner 
    • Learning to Lead:  A Workbook on Becoming A Leader  by Warren Bennis & Joan Goldsmith
    • Leadership Jazz: The Essential Elements of a Great Leader by Max Depree
    • Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher
    • The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People by Gary Chapman
    • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
    • Radical Equations: Civil Rights from Mississippi to the Algebra Project by Robert P. Moses