Reading List

Current/Recent, In the Queue, Past Reads

Current/Recent Reads

The Signals are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe is Tomorrow’s Mainstream, Amy Webb, 2016

Make Your Bed: Little Things that Can Change Your Life, and Maybe the World, William McRaven, 2017

The New Science of Learning: How to Learn in Harmony with Your Brain, Terry Doyle and Todd Zakrajsek, 2013

In the Queue

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, Greg McKeown, 2014

A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas, Warren Berger, 2016

Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential, Barbara Oakley, 2017

Past Reads

Managing in the Gray: Five Timeless Questions for Resolving Your Toughest Problems at Work, Joseph Badaracco, 2016

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy, Cheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, 2017

Escape Velocity: Free Your Company’s Future from the Pull of the Past, Geoffrey Moore, 2015

The Other Side of Innovation: Solving the Execution Challenge, Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, 2010

Innovation Leadership: Boldly Go Beyond What You’ve Done Until Now, Bert De Coutere and David Magellan Horth, Center for Creative Leadership, 2017

The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks, Joshua Cooper Ramo, 2016

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, Adam Grant, 2016

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success, Adam Grant, 2014

The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature, David Suzuki, Amanda McConnell, and Adrienne Mason, 2007

The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life, Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander, 2000

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, Amy Cuddy,2015

The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter, Michael D. Watkins, 2013

Small Data: The Tiny Clues That Uncover Huge Trends, Martin Lindstrom, 2016

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain, 2013

Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, 2013

Peers Inc: How People and Platforms are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism, Robin Chase, 2015

Unbound: How Eight Technologies Made Us Human, Transformed Society, and Brought Our World to the Brink, Richard Currier, 2015

Entering the Shift Age: The End of the Information Age and the New Era of Transformation, David Houle, 2013

Brand Shift: The Future of Brands and Marketing, David Houle and Owen Shapiro, 2014

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, Daniel Pink, 2011

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Carol Dweck, 2007

Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work, Chip Heath and Dan Heath, 2013

Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard, Chip Heath and Dan Heath, 2010

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Ideas Survive and Others Die, Chip Heath and Dan Heath, 2007

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, Sheryl Sandberg, 2013

The Three Rules: How Exceptional Companies Think, Michael Raynor, 2013

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, Malcolm Gladwell, 2013

Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell, 2011

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, Malcolm Gladwell, 2007

Strengths Finder 2.0, Tom Rath, 2007

Engaging the Six Cultures of the Academy, William Berquist and Kenneth Pawlak, 2008

Reframing Academic Leadership, Lee Bolman and Joan Gallos, 2011

The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators, Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton Christensen, 2011

The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out, Calyton Christensen and Henry Eyring, 2011

Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World, Margaret Wheatley, 1999

Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership, Joseph Jaworski, 1996

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, David Allen, 2015

Fried: Why You Burn Out and How to Revive, Joan Borysenko, 2011

Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn: Life’s Greatest Lessons Are Gained from Our Losses, John C. Maxwell, 2013

Be a People Person: Effective Leadership Through Effective Relationships, John C. Maxwell, 2007

The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork: Embrace Them and Empower Your Team, John C. Maxwell, 2001

The 21 Most Powerful Minuets in a Leader’s Day: Revitalize Your Spirit and Empower Your Leadership, John C. Maxwell, 2000

The 21 Indisputable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow, John C. Maxwell, 1999

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Then and People Will Follow You, John C. Maxwell, 1998

Becoming a Person of Influence: How to Positively Impact the Lives of Others, John C. Maxwell, 1997

Developing the Leader Within You, John C. Maxwell, 1993