Not all leadership books are about leadership. Some of the books we have collected are about sports and the mental game that is a large part of the success of athletes. Other books below are about history, politics, economics or science and the lessons learned. A different perspective can be eye-opening. Regardless of the primary subject, the books below have inspired us and we hope they will inspire you.

Leadership Books 

The Diary of a CEO: The 33 Laws of Business and Life

by Steven Bartlett



Smart Brevity: The Power of Saying More with Less

by Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen, et al.

The Infinite Game

by Simon Sinek

Leadership Is Language: The Hidden Power of What You Say and What You Don't

by L. David Marquet


by Matthew McConaughey

Chimp Paradox: How Our Impulses and Emotions Can Determine Success and Happiness and How We Can Control Them

by Steve Peters

A New Way to Think: Your Guide to Superior Management Effectiveness

by Roger L. Martin

Mind Your Golf: Reflections from the Mental Game Pros

by Adam Naylor & Matt Cuccaroi

Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders

by L. David Marquet

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

by Doris Kearns Goodwin 

Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It

by Chris Voss

The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

by Michael Bungay Stanier

Think Like a Rocket Scientist: Simple Strategies You Can Use to Make Giant Leaps in Work and Life

by Ozan Varol

Remote Work Revolution: Succeeding From Anywhere

by Tsedal Neeley

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

by Amy Cuddy

Provoke: How Leaders Shape the Future by Overcoming Fatal Human Flaws

by Geoff Tuff & Steven Goldbach

High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out

by Amanda Ripley

Thinking, Fast & Slow

by Daniel Kahneman

The Mentor Leader: Secrets to Building People and Teams That Win Consistently

by Tony Dungy

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

by Jocko Willink & Leif Babin

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

by Ben Horowitz

The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World

by A. J. Baime

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

by Patrick Lencioni

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

by Emily Nagoski & Amelia Nagoski

The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance

by W. Timothy Gallwey

Leading the Workforce of the Future

by Brigette Tasha Hyacinth

Good People: The Only Leadership Decision That Really Matters

by Anthony Tjan

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't

by Jim Collins

Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results

by James Clear 

Positive Intelligence: Why Only 20% of Teams & Individuals Achieve...

by Shirzad Charmine

Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box

by The Arbinger Group

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