The Advantage

Read this book! Read this book! Read this book! Ok, I said it. This follow-up to Lencioni's Five Dysfunctions of a Team, is a great distillation of a ton of best practices for fostering organizational health. It is certainly directed at people at the top of organizations and it is possible to misapply some of... Continue Reading →

Extreme Ownership

No two ways about it, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin are beasts. If you have ever seen a talk by Jocko you know exactly what I am talking about. If you have never heard of them than you just need to know one word, SEALs. This book outlines many of the leadership principles they learned... Continue Reading →

Heroic Leadership

I honestly don’t remember where I found a recommendation for this book because leadership lessons from the founders of the Jesuits doesn’t seem like something that would commonly come across be desk but I am glad this did. There were a few parts I skipped over where it went deeply into some side bar histories... Continue Reading →

Start With Why

A lot of people have read this book. A lot of people have liked this book. And if you are getting into learning about leadership, this book by Simon Sinek isn’t a bad place to start. The mass popularity comes from the fact that it has a relatively simple and straight forward message, the best... Continue Reading →

The Effective Executive

I picked this one up in the airport on my way back from a work trip after hearing about Peter Drucker from a number of different places. Though it seems like it might be primarily focused and higher levels of management, nothing could be father than the truth and I would recommend it to a... Continue Reading →

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