Reading List

Title Author
Good to Great Jim Collins
24/7: The First Person You Must Lead is You, Rebecca Halstead
Emotional Intelligence Daniel Goleman
How to Win Friends and Influence People Dale Carnegie
The Power of Positive Thinking Norman Vincent Peale
The Art of War Sun Tzu
On Becoming a Leader Warren Bennis
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen Covey
The Leadership Contract: The Fine Print to Becoming a Great Leader Vince Molinaro
Drive Daniel Pink
Let My People Go Surfing Yvon Chouinard
Lean in: Women, Work and the Will to Lead Sheryl Sandberg
Leading with the Heart Mike Krzyzewski and Donald T. Phillips
What Makes an Effective Executive Peter F. Drucker
It worked for Me: In life and Leadership Colin Powell
How Remarkale Women Lead: The Breathrough Model for Work and Life J Barsh S. Cranston and G. Lewis
The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self Assurance - What Women Should Know K Kay and C Shipman
Mistakes I made at Work; 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got Out of Gitting It Wrong J Bacal
Leadership 2030: The six Megatrends You Need to Understand to Lead Your Company into the Future G. Vielmetter and Yvonne Sell
Diversity and Leadership J Lau Chin JE Trimble
How Doctors Think Jerome Groopman, MD
Becoming a Leader of Character Anderson, J., and Anderson, D. 
The Power Paradox: How we Gain and Lose Influence Dacher. K.
The World's Most Powerful Leadership Principle; How to Become a Servant Leader Hunter, J.
Servan Leadership: A Journey Into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness Greenleaf, R.
The Secret Language of Leadership: How Leaders Inspire Action Through Narrative Denning, S.
Authentic Leadership George, B.
Team of Rivals (Lincoln Biography) Doris Kearns Goodwin
Churchill: A Life Martin Gilbert
My Share of the Task: A Memoir Stanley McChrystal
Steve Jobs (Biography) Walter Issacson
Hope Unseen (Autobiography) Scotty Smiley
Iacocca Lee Iacocca and William Novak
Davidson of Duke: His Reminiscences Jay Arena
What This Patient Needs is a Doctor Eugene A. Stead, Jr.
Forever's Team John Feinstein
It Is Not About the Truth Don Yaeger and Mike Pressler
The Gold Standard Mike Krzyzewski and Jamie K. Spatola
Killer Angels Michael Shaara
Once An Eagle Anton Myrer
A Civil War John Feinstein
We Were Soldiers Once and Young Harold G. Moore
Building Leaders the West Point Way Joseph P. Franklin
American Caesar (MacArthur Biography) William Manchester
It Doesn't Take a Hero (Autobiography) Norman Schwarzkopf
My American Journey (Autobiography) Colin Powell
Born at Reveille (Autobiography) Red Reeder
Service: A Navy Seal at War Marcus Luttrell
The Nightingale's Song Robert Timberg
Absolutely American David Lipsky
My Share of the Task General Stanley McChrystal
The Last Amateurs John Feinstein
Five Point Play Mike Krzyzewski and Donald T. Phillips
Quiet Strength Tony Dungy
When Pride Still Mattered (Lombardi Biography) David Maraniss
They Call Me Coach (Autobiography) John Wooden
Mountains Beyond Mountains Tracy Kidder
Doc (Autobiography) Ron E. Losee, MD
Forgive and Remember: Managing Medical Failure Charles L. Bosk
The Innovator's Prescription Charles Christensen
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance A. Gwande
Three Cups of Tea Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
The Soul of Money Lynn Twist and Teresa Barker
Mere Christianity C.S. Lewis
Oh, The Places You'll Go Dr. Seuss
The Presidents Club: inside the Worlds Most Exclusive Fraternity Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy
Lean In Sheryl Sandberg
Leading Up: Tranformational Leadership for Fundraisers Lilya Wagner
Love & Profit: The Art of Caring Leadership James Autry
Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Crating Lasting Values George, B.
The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone, Especially Ourselves Ariely, D.
Leading Change Kotter, J.
Finding Your True North George, B., Mclean, A., and Craig N.
Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World Fussell, C., Silverman, D., McChrystal, S., & Collins, T.
A Leader's Legacy Kouzes, J, and Posner, B.
The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization Senge, P.
Don't Believe Everything You Think: The Six Basic Mistakes We Make In Thinking Kida, T.
Mindfulness Langer, E.
Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking; The Foundation for Critical Thinking Paul, R., and Elder, L.
Why Smart Executives Fail: And What You Can Learn From Their Mistakes Finkelstein, S.
Thinking Critical About Critical Thinking Carlisle Barracks: U.S. Army War College  
Narcissism and toxic leaders Military Review; Doty, J., and Fenlason, J.  
Empathy, a true leaders skill Military Review; Garner, H.
The emotional and social intelligences of effective leadership Journal of Managerial Psychology, 23, 2, 169-185; Riggio, R., and Reichard, R.
Design, implementation, and deomgraphic differences of HEAL: a self-report health care leadership instrument Journal of Healthcare Leadership