• The Bible
• Every Good Endeavor by Timothy Keller
• Outwitting the Devil by Napoleon Hill


• The Power of Vulnerability by Brene’ Brown
• Daring Greatly by Brene’ Brown
• Dare to Lead by Brene’ Brown
• Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
• Lead Yourself First by Raymond M. Kethledge and Michael S. Erwin
• Team of Teams by General Stanley McChrystal
• Neuroscience for Leadership by Tara Swart
• Influence by Robert Cialdini
• Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini
• Everybody Matters by Bob Chapman
• Barbarians at the Gate by Bryan Burrough
• Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
• iWoz: How I invented the Personal Computer by Steve Wozniak
• Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance
• Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio
• Private Empire by Steve Coll
• The Prize by Daniel Yergin
• The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
• Boys In The Boat by Daniel James Brown
• Lincoln on Leadership by Donald T. Phillips
• Managing in the Gray by Joseph L. Badaracco
• Dare to Serve by Cheryl A. Bachelder
• You Already Know How to be Great by Alan Fine and Rebecca Merril
• InsideOut Coaching by Joe Ehrmann
• Becoming a Person of Influence by John C. Maxwell and Jim Dornan
• The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell
• What Leaders Really Do by John P. Kotter
• Egonomics by David Marcum & Steven Smith
• Built to Last by James Collins
• Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson, M.D.
• Zapp! The Lightning Power of Empowerment by William C. Bynam, Ph.D.


• Traction by Geno Wickman
• The Great Game of Business by Jack Stack
• Measure What Matters by John Doerr
• Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull
• Loonshots by Safi Bahcall
• The First 90 Days by Michael Watkins
• First, Break all the Rules by Rodd Wagner and James K. Harter
• The 12 Elements of Great Managing by Todd Wagner and James Harter

Personal Improvement

• The Code of the Extraordinary Mind by Vishen Lakhiani
• Quantum Warrior by John Kehoe
• Lead with a Story by Paul Smith
• Strengths Finder 2.0 by Tom Rath
• The Power of Moments by Dan & Chip Heath


• Competitive Strategy by Michael Porter
• Switch by Chip and Dan Heath
• How Ideas Spread by Jonah Berger
• Youtility by Jay Baer

Organizational Health

• The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle
• The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni
• The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni
• Wellbeing by Tom Rath and Jim Harter
• 2020 Workplace by Karie Willyerd
• The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
• Death by Meeting by Patrick Lencioni


• Gain the Edge! by Martin Latz
• Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher and William Ury
• Influence by Robert B. Cialdini


• Scaling Up by Verne Harnish
• Essentialism by Greg McKeown
• How to Fail at Almost Everything by Scott Adams
• The Alchemy of Growth by Mehrdad Baghai, Stephen Coley and David White
• Blueprint to a Billion by David Thomson
• Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne
• Midas Managers by Rob Slee
• The Balanced Scorecard by Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton


• Zero to One by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters
• The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christiansen
• Flash Foresight by Daniel Burris

Transition Planning

• How to Run Your Business So You Can Leave It In Style by John H. Brown
• Buy-Sell Agreements by Z. Christopher Mercer
• The $10 Trillion Opportunity by Richard E. Jackim and Peter G. Christman
• Hats Off to You by Ernest A. Doud, Jr. & Lee Hausner, Ph.D.
• The Family Business Policies & Procedures Handbook by Barbara Spector
Change Management
• Management at the Speed of Change by Daryl R. Conner
• Leading Change by John P. Kotter
• The Speed of Trust by Stephen R. Covey

Thought Provoking

• Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond
• Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
• Unashamed by Lecrae Moore
• The Last Lecture by Jeffrey Zaslow
• Red Notice by Bill Brower
• The Next Decade by George Friedman
• The Next 100 Years by George Friedman
• Flashpoints by George Friedman
• The World is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman
• Thank you for Being Late by Thomas L. Friedman
• A Whole New Mind by Daniel H. Pink

Fun and Poignant

• Dodge City by Tom Clavin
• The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay
• Tandia by Bryce Courtenay
• City of Thieves by David Benioff
• The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
• The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch
• Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch
• Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
• The Singularity Trap by Dennis E. Taylor
• We Are Legion by Dennis E. Taylor
• For We Are Many by Dennis Taylor
• The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
• Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan
• Tier One by Jeffrey Wilson
• War Shadows by Jeffrey Wilson
• The Nix by Nathan Hill