"Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers."

- Harry S. Truman

Leaders Are Readers 

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Your Brain on Art

Susan Magsamen & Ivy Ross

The Power of Wonder

Monica Parker

The Bezos Blueprint

Carmine Gallo

The Creative Act

Rick Rubin

Real-Time Leadership

David Noble & Carol Kauffman

Compassionate Leadership

Rasmus Hougaard & Jacqueline Carter


Amy Herman


Ray Dalio

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman


Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Listful Thinking

Paula Rizzo


Susan Cain

The Long Game

Dorie Clark


April Rinne

The 10% Entrepreneur

Patrick J. McGinnis


Rick Simmons & Amy Simmons

Advice Not Given

Mark Epstein


Todd Cherches

The Nexus

Julio Mario Ottino & Bruce Mau


Susan Cain

The Infinite Game

Simon Sinek

Radical Candor

Kim Scott

Creative Calling

Chase Jarvis


Carol Dweck

Alien Thinking

Cyril Bouquet, Jean-Louis Barsoux & Michael Wade

Think Again

Adam Grant

Die Empty

Todd Henry

The Start-Up of You

Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha

Rebel Talent

Francesca Gino

Creative Quest


The Art of Possibility

Rosamund Stone Zander & Benjamin Zander



Dan Heath

The Big Leap

Gay Hendricks

Good to Great

Jim Collins

Wired to Create

Scott Barry Kaufman


The Practice of Adaptive Leadership

Ronald Heifetz, Marty Linsky, & Alex Grashow

Wisdom at Work

Chip Conley

Give and Take

Adam Grant

The Book Of Mistakes

Skip Prichard


Nancy Duarte

Hit Refresh

Satya Nadella

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