Reading List

Interested in advancing your professional development on your own? Below is a list of books related to business, personal development, global awareness and leadership. Books with an asterisk (*) are available in the Office of Professional Distinction (CBB 5) to borrow. Students enrolled in Business 3000 can read professional development books for program points. See Cynthia Goro for details.

The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho

The 5 People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom
The First 90 Days , Michael Watkins

Expect to Win , Clara Harris

Rework , Jason Fried and David Hansson

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? , Seth Godin

Lessons From the Hive* , Charles Decker

A Complaint is a Gift: Using customer feedback as a strategic tool* , Janelle Barlow and Claus Moller

Mission Possible: Becoming a World- Class Organization While There's Still Time* , Ken Blanchard and Terry Waghorn

Strengths Quest* , Donald Clifton, Edward Anderson, and Laurie A. Schreiner

How to Hire & Develop your Next Top Performer* , Herbert Greenberg, Patrick Sweeney, Harold Weinstein
How to Win Friends and Influence People , Dale Carnegie

Making Friends and Making them Count , Em Griffin

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High , Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler

Whale Done! The Power of Positive Relationships* , Ken Blanchard, Thad Lacinak, Chuck Tompkins, and Jim Ballard

High Five! The Magic of Working Together* , Ken Blanchard, Sheldon Bowles, Drew Carew, and Eunice Parisi- Carew

Becoming a Person of Influence* , John C. Maxwell and Jim Dornan

Working with you is Killing Me , Katherine Crowley, Kathi Elster
Riding the Waves of Culture* , Fons Trompenarrs and Charles Hampden- Turner

Cultural Intelligence* , Brooks Peterson

In the Words of Nelson Mandela* , Jennifer Crwys- Williams
The Greatest Success in the World* , Og Mandino

Treasury of Success Unlimited* , Og Mandino

Mission: Success!* , Og Mandino

Secrets for Success & Happiness* , Og Mandino

Rhinocerotic Relativity* , Scott Alexander

Rhinoceros Success* , Scott Alexander

Good Luck: Create the Conditions for Success in Life & Business* , Alex Rovira and Fernando Trias de Bes
Way of a Peaceful Warrior , Dan Millman

Think and Grow Rich , Napoleon Hill

The Purpose Driven Life , Rick Warren

Outwitting the Devil , Napoleon Hill

Start with Why , Simon Sinek

The Tipping Point , Malcolm Gladwell

Don't Let Others Rent Space in Your Head , Gary Coxe

A Whole New Mind , Daniel Pink

Thinking For A Change* , John C. Maxwell

The Heart Aroused* , David Whyte

Academically Adrift* , Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa
9 Things Leaders Must Do , Dr. Henry Cloud

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team , Patrick Lencioni

The 17 Essential Qualities of A Team Player* , John C. Maxwell

Learning To Lead* , Robert Heller

Managing Teams* , Robert Heller

Principle- Centered Leadership* , Stephen R. Convey

Lincoln on Leadership* , Donald T. Phillips

Leadership and the One Minute Manager* , Ken Blanchard and Patricia & Drea Zigarmi

Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results * , Stephen C. Lundin, Ph.D., Harry Paul, and John Christensen

The Five Temptations of a CEO* , Patrick Lencioni

Empowerment Takes More than a Minute* , Ken Blanchard, John P. Carlos, & Alan Randolph

The 21 Most Powerful Minutes in a Leader's Day * , John C. Maxwell

Lean In , Sheryl Sandberg

The Founding Fathers on Leadership* , Donald T. Phillips

Gung Ho! Turn on the People in Any Organization * , Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles

Strength Based Leadership* , Tom Rath and Barry Conchie

Love and Profit: Art of Caring Leadership* , Patrick Lencioni
Change Your Questions Change your Results , Marilee Adams

Who Moved My Cheese , Spencer Johnson, M.D.

The Energy Bus , Jon Gordon David Hansson

Be All You Can Be* , John C. Maxwell

Running with the Giants* , John C. Maxwell

The Go- Getter* , Peter B. Kyne

Encouraging the Heart* , James M. Kouzes and Barry Z.Posner Terry Waghorn

QBQ! The Question Behind the Question* , John G. Miller

Good to Great* , Jim Collins

Be Yourself Improve Yourself* , Matt Booth

Great By Choice* , Jim Collins and Morgan T. Hansen

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

The Generosity Factor* , Ken Blanchard an S. Truett Cathy

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