Competitive Edge, Inc. Reading List
Bradberry, Travis: The Emotional Intelligence 2.0, 2009. A great primer on EI.
Broughton, Philip: The Art of the Sale, 2012. All about the art of salesmanship.
Cain, Susan: Quiet, 2012. The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking.
Chodron, Pema: fail fail again fail better, 2015. Great talk on failure as a building block.
Chouinard, Yvon: let my people go surfing, 2005. Great book by the founder of Patagonia!
Collins, Jim: Good to Great, 2001. Classic study.
Covey, Stephen: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, 1989. A classic.
Covey, Stephen: First Things First, 1994. Time management.
Covey, Stephen: The 8th Habit, From Effectiveness to Greatness, 2004. Another classic.
Drucker, Peter: The Daily Drucker, 2004. Great daily insights.
Duhigg, Charles: The Power of Habit, 2012. How to own your habits.
Duhigg, Charles: Smarter Faster Better, 2016. Great tools for thinking!
Dweck, Carol: Mindset, 2006. The new psychology of success.
Farber, Steve: The Radical Leap, 2004. A personal lesson in extreme leadership.
Frankl, Viktor: Man’s Search for Meaning, 1959. I own my mindset.
Gerber, Michael: The E Myth Revisited, 1995. A must for ALL entrepreneurs.
Gladwell, Malcolm: Blink, 2005. The power of thinking without thinking.
Gladwell, Malcolm: Outliers, 2008. The story of success.
Glaser, Judith: Conversational Intelligence, 2014. Great tools for conversations.
Groppel, Jack: The Corporate Athlete, 2000. Info on how to be in shape for work.
Hayes, Neil: When the Game Stands Tall, 2003. How the De La Salle Spartans went 151-0.
Heath, Chip & Dan: Made to Stick, 2007. Why some ideas die and others survive.
Heath, Chip & Dan: Decisive, 2013. How to make better choices in life and work.
Hill, Napoleon: Think and Grow Rich!, 1937, revised 2004. A classic on personal success.
Iyer, Pico: The Art of Stillness, 2014. Travel between your ears.
Kelley, Tom: The Ten Faces of Innovation, 2005. Great tools for innovation at work.
Khalsa, Mahan: Let’s Get Real or Let’s Not Play, 1999. Helping clients succeed.
Kondo, Marie: the life-changing magic of tidying up, 2014.
Lencioni, Patrick: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, 2002.
Lencioni, Patrick: Overcoming The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, 2005. Workbook for 5 Dysf.
Lencioni, Patrick: Death by Meeting, 2004.
Lencioni, Patrick: Getting Naked, 2010. A new consulting mindset.
Loehr, Jim and Schwartz, Tony: The Power of Full Engagement, 2003.
MacKenzie, Gordon: Orbiting the Giant Hairball, 1996. A bible on creativity. Fun!
MacMillan, Pat: The Performance Factor, 2001. Unlocking the secrets of teamwork.
Maxwell, John: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, 1998. A classic on leadership!
McGuire, John and Rhodes, Gary: Transforming Your Leadership Culture, 2009.
Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, Switzler: Crucial Conversations, 2002.
Rath, Tom & Donald Clifton: How Full is Your Bucket?, 2004. Positive strategies for work/life.
Rosinski, Phillipe: Coaching Across Cultures, 2003. A new mindset on cultures.
Rosinski, Phillipe: Global Coaching, 2010. Multiple perspectives for global leaders.
Ruiz, Don Miguel: The Four Agreements, 1997. Great tools.
Sanders, Tim: Love is the Killer App, 2002. Great tools.
Scott, Susan: Fierce Conversations, 2002. All about conversations that need to happen.
Senge, Peter: The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook, 1994. Great strategies and tools!
Wilson, Larry: Play to Win, 1998. One of the first business books I read. A classic!
Yamashita, Keith: Unstuck, 2004. Tons of tools.
Zander, Ben & Rosamund: The Art of Possibility, 2000. Great tools. High energy!