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Leadership Reading Recommendations

The Leader in Youbook jacket

The Leader In You: How to win friends, influence people, and succeed in a changing world
 by Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc., Stuart R. Levine, and Michael A. Crom (658.4092 Lev)
Carnegie's rules are reiterated: be euphoric if you can and, if you can't, at least don't be negative; respect others and try to make them feel praiseworthy and deserving of recognition; listening is just as important as talking, perhaps more so.... (Publisher's Weekly)


by Rudolph Giuliani (658.4092 Giu)

 Former New York City mayor (and Time magazine Man of the Year 2001) sets out the leadership principles that he employed throughout his tenure as mayor and shows how he used those principles first to rejuvenate his city early on in his administration and then to help it recover after the tragedy... (Library Journal)

book jacketLittle Book of Coaching

The Little Book of Coaching
by Kenneth Blanchard & Don Shula (658.314 Bla)

In brief paragraphs and anecdotes, business guru Blanchard and NFL coach Shula offer wisdom on how to help people excel. The advice is sound, if simple: "Avoid being a `leave alone and zap' manager and use... praising more." (Publisher's Weekly)

book jacketMartin Luther King, Jr. on Leadership

Martin Luther King, Jr. on Leadership
by Donald T. Phillips (303.34 Ph)

A guide to how the philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., can be used to effect positive, long-lasting change in any organization

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The One Thing You Need To Know
by Marcus Buckingham (658.409 Buc)

With this book, he gives readers an invaluable course in outstanding achievement --a guide to capturing the essence of the three most fundamental areas of professional activity. Lose sight of this "one thing" and even the best efforts will be diminished or compromised.

Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
by John C. Maxwell (??)

This book contains nsights learned from his thirty-plus years of leadership successes and mistakes with observations from the worlds of business, politics, sports, religion, and military conduct.

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Learning to Lead: A Workbook on becoming a leader
Warren G. Bennis (658.4092 Ben)

 Using a thorough self-assessment section and more than 30 one-day skill-building exercises, it walks readers through the basics of leadership.


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