Transformational and Strengths-Based Leadership:

  • The Leadership Challenge, Learning Leadership, and The Truth About Leadership by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner.
  • Finding Our Way, Leadership and the New Science, and Turning to One Another by Margaret Wheatley.
  • Built to Last, Good to Great, and Great by Choice by Jim Collins.
  • Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability and Influencer by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler, and David Maxfield.
  • StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath.
  • Simply Strengths: The Truth About YOU, StandOut and Go Put Your Strengths to Work by Marcus Buckingham

Meeting the Demands of Transformational Leadership:

  • Start With WHY and Find Your WHY by Simon Sinek.
  • Make it Matter by Scott Mautz
  • Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time (HBR) by Tony Schwartz & Catherine McCarthy.
  • The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg.
  • Work Without Stress by Derek Roger and Nick Petrie.
  • The Achievement Habit by Barnard Roth.
  • The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Lehr and Tony Schwartz.
  • The Way Were Working Isn’t Working by Tony Schwartz.
  • Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative by Scott Ebin.
  • Wellbeing by Tom Rath and James Harter.
  • Are You Fully Charged? by Tom Rath.
  • The Happiness Advantage and Big Potential by Shawn Achor.
  • Finding Our Way by Margaret Wheatley.

Work Behavioral Styles and Emotionally Intelligent Leadership:

  • Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Graves
  • Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers by Anthony Mercino
  • Primal Leadership by Daniel Goleman Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee
  • Learning Leadership by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner
  • Small Acts of Leadership by Shawn Hunter
  • Reach for the Rewards of Diversity, EDGE Newsletter Vol. 7: Number 6.
  • The Inclusion Dividend by Mark Kaplan and Mason Donovan

Building and Sustaining Strong Relationships as a Leader:

  • Back to Human by Dan Schawbel
  • The Fearless Workplace: Creating Psychological Safety by Amy C. Edmondson
  • The Optimistic Workplace by Shawn Murphy
  • Dare to Lead and Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown
  • 8 Habits of the Heart by Clifton Taulbert
  • The Inclusion Dividend by Mark Kaplan and Mason Donovan
  • Reach for the Rewards of Diversity, EDGE Newsletter Vol. 7, No 6.
  • The Millennial Whisperer by Chris Tuff
  • Power of 2 by Rodd Wagner and Gale Mueller
  • Vital Friends by Tom Rath
  • Turning to One Another and Finding Our Way by Margaret Wheatley
  • 360Degree Leadership by John Maxwell
  • Leading UP by Micheal Useen

Developing, Coaching, and Leading High-Performance Teams:

  • The Ideal Team Player and The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni 12
  • The Elements of Great Managing by Rodd Wagner and James Harter
  • Strengths-Based Leadership by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie Dare to Lead by Brene" Brown
  • Encouraging the Heart by Kouzes and Posner
  • The Power of Thanks by Eric Mosley and Derek Irvine
  • Team Genius by Rich Karlgaard and
  • Michael Malone The Team-Building Tool Kit by Deborah Mackin

Engage in Dialogue and Crucial Conversations:

  • Crucial Conversations, 2nd Ed. by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, Ron Switzer.
  • Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott.
  • How to Say Anything to Anyone by Shari Harley.
  • Yes, And . . . by Kelly Leonard and Tom Yorton. Radical Candor by Kim Scott.

Leading with Influence:

  • Influencer & Change Anything by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Ron Switzler.
  • Extraordinary Influence by Tim Irwin

Crucial Accountability and Challenging Conversations:

  • Crucial Conversations and Crucial Confrontations by Kerry Patteson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Ron Switzler.
  • Fierce Conversations & Fierce Leadership by Susan Scott.
  • Managing Difficult People and Difficult Situations, EDGE Newsletter, Vol. 8,  Number 5.
  • Leading the Unleadable by Alan Willett. Radical Candor by Kim Scott.

Leading Transformational Change:

  • Leading Change, The Heart of Change, and Our Iceberg is Melting by John Kotter. Switch, Made to Stick, and Decisions by Chip and Dan Heath.
  • Change-Friendly Leadership: How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance by Rodger Dean Duncan.
  • Choosing Change: How Leaders and Organizations Drive Results One Person at a Time by Walter McFarland and Susan Goldsworthy.

Leading Cultures of Excellence:

  • The Critical Few by Jon Katzenbach.
  • Good to Great, Great by Choice by Jim Collins.
  • Servant Leadership by Robert Greenleaf.
  • True North and Authentic Leadership by Bill George.
  • The Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath.
  • Leader’s Legacy by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner.
  • Contagious Culture: Show Up, Set the Tone by Anese Cavanaugh.
  • The Best Place to Work by Ron Friedman.

 Additional Resources added for 2019-2020:

  • Leadership as an Act of Love: Leading in Dangerous Times by Byrne-Jimenez & Yoon
  • A Leader’s Guide to Solving Challenges with Emotional Intelligence by David Caruso & Lisa Rees
  • On Being Included: Racism & Diversity in Institutional Life by Sara Ahmed
  • Leading a Diversity Culture Shift in Higher Education: Comprehensive Organizational Learning Strategies by Edna Chun & Alvin Evans
  • Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute
  • Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling by Edgar H. Schein
  • Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age by Juana Bordas
  • The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle