Summer Book List


Politics is when people choose their words and actions based on how they want others to react rather than based on what they really think.
— Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team - Patrick Lencioni‎

Year of Yes- Shonda Rhimes

The Trusted Advisor- Charles H. Green

Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers - Timothy Ferriss

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead - Brené Brown

The Icarus Deception – Seth Godin

Dreams are lovely. But they are just dreams. Fleeting, ephemeral. Pretty. But dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It’s hard work that makes things happen. It’s hard work that creates change.
— Shonda Rhimes, Year of Yes

Slay In Your Lane - Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené

Legacy – James Kerr

The last Black Unicorn – Tiffany Haddish

Linchpin: Are you Indispensable – Seth Godin

If I Could Tell You Just One Thing...: Encounters with Remarkable People and Their Most Valuable Advice – Richard Reed

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business- Charles Duhigg

When You Complain, Nobody Wants to Help You.
— Timothy Ferriss, Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

The Thank You Economy - Gary Vaynerchuk

Poke the Box – Seth Godin

Start with why – Simon Sinek

Crushing It – Gary Vaynerchuk

Year of Yes- Shonda Rhimes

I don’t regret anything I’ve ever done in life, any choice that I’ve made. But I’m consumed with regret for the things I didn’t do, the choices I didn’t make, the things I didn’t say. We spend so much time being afraid of failure, afraid of rejection. But regret is the thing we should fear most. Failure is an answer. Rejection is an answer. Regret is an eternal question you will never have the answer to. “What if…” “If only…” “I wonder what would have…” You will never, never know, and it will haunt you for the rest of your days.
— Trevor Noah, Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

Born a Crime, Stories from a South African Childhood – Trevor Noah

Lean in: Women, work and the will to lead – Sheryl Sandberg

You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth – Jen Sincero

The Thank You Economy – Gary Vanyerchuck

We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True- Gabrielle Union

Unshakeable: How to Thrive Not Just Survive in the Coming Financial Correction- Tony Robbins

In Progress

The Joy of Work – Bruce Daisley

Becoming – Michelle Obama

Beyond the Babble: Leadership Communication that Drives Results - Bob Matha and Macy Boehm

Principles – Ray Daillio

Man's Search for Meaning – Viktor E.Frankl

Shoe Dog – Phil Knight

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy...- Ben Horowitz


Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds - David Goggins

Busy: How to thrive in a world of too much –

Tony Crabbe

How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life- Lilly Singh

Predatory Thinking - Dave Trott

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind - Yuval Noah Harari

Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be- Rachel Hollis

Yes, My Accent Is RealLink - Kunal NayyarLink opens in new window

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely - Gail Honeyman

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

Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals- Rachel Hollis

How to Fail: Everything I've Ever Learned From Things Going Wrong- Elizabeth Day

One Plus One Equals Three: A Masterclass in Creative Thinking - Dave Trott

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness - Richard H Thaler

Creative Blindness (And How To Cure It): Real-life stories of remarkable creative vision- Dave Trott

Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman

Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson

Yes, My Accent is Real – Kunal Nayyar

Girl, Wash Your Face – Rachel Hollis

The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups - Daniel Coyle

The Barcelona Way: How to Create a High-performance Culture - Damian Hughes

Way of the Wolf: Straight line selling: Master the art of persuasion, influence, and success - Jordan Belfort

This is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn To See - Seth Godin

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts - Brené Brown

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't -Simon Sinek

Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution - Walter Isaacson

The Storyteller's Secret: How TED Speakers and Inspirational Leaders Turn Their Passion into Performance - Carmine Gallo

The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds - Carmine Gallo

The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F – Mark Manson

The Real McCaw: The Autobiography

Dan Carter: The Autobiography of an All Blacks Legend

What They Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School - Mark H. McCormack

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