Recommended Books on Leadership

Interested in growing as a leader?  Here are a few places to start:



The Conviction to Lead by Al Mohler

Mohler’s book is an excellent read for those who are looking for ways to grow as a leader.  Kohler lists 25 different principles for leadership that focuses more on personal practices and character than on methods.






Switch by Chip & Dan Heath

Have you ever struggled implementing change, whether in your own life or on a structural level at work?  Here the Heath brothers explore the “science of change;” ways to more effectively bring about change in your environment.






Good to Great by Jim Collins

Collins’ book is found on the bookshelf of near every person that desires to grow as a leader, and for good reason.  In the off chance that you haven’t read it, take a look at his keys to growing as a leader and as a more effective business, company, church, and more.






What’s Best Next by Matt Perman

Without question, this is the most helpful book I have read in the past year.  Perman is the former director of Desiring God Ministries website, and takes his passion and zeal for God and shows how that helps us to be more productive in whatever line of work God calls us to.   This book is highly recommended whatever your vocation and calling in life.



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Death by Meeting by Patrick Lencioni

Who doesn’t enjoy a good fable?  Lencioni’s book explores the tale of a fictional video game company’s CEO who is terrible at running meetings.  With a  rather decent narrative with great principles for all who lead meetings, this book is a great (and quick) read.


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