Most Influential Books

These are books that have fundamentally changed how I think – my most recommended, most gifted-to-others books.

2018-10-10T13:03:49-04:00

The Book of Mormon
Another Testament of Jesus Christ

2019-06-24T00:59:23-04:00

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

2018-09-27T13:24:16-04:00

The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business
by Clayton Christensen

2018-09-27T13:25:46-04:00

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
by Carol Dweck

2018-10-10T13:31:40-04:00

Personal History
by Katharine Graham

2018-10-10T13:31:32-04:00

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes
by Du Bose Heyward

2018-10-10T13:30:37-04:00

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
by Walter Isaacson

2018-09-27T13:24:40-04:00

We: Understanding the Psychology of Romantic Love
by Robert A. Johnson

2020-05-16T14:29:46-04:00

A Wrinkle in Time
by Madeleine L'Engle

2018-10-10T13:31:24-04:00

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
by C.S. Lewis

2018-09-27T13:24:26-04:00

You Were Born Rich
by Bob Proctor

2018-09-27T13:25:51-04:00

Weakness Is Not Sin: The Liberating Distinction That Awakens Our Strengths
by Wendy Ulrich

Podcast Guests

Books from guests on the Disrupt Yourself Podcast. To view more on the podcast episode, click the author's name.

2018-08-30T22:37:23-04:00

Mutuality Matters: How You Can Create More Opportunity, Adventure & Friendship With Others
by Kare Anderson

2020-05-16T14:29:45-04:00

Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries
by Safi Bahcall

2018-10-10T13:39:10-04:00

The Expertise Economy: How the Smartest Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete, and Succeed
by Kelly Palmer and David Blake

2018-09-03T10:01:34-04:00

Growth IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices that Will Make or Break Your Business
by Tiffani Bova

2018-08-30T20:47:23-04:00

Leading With Emotional Courage: How to Have Hard Conversations, Create Accountability and Inspire Action On Your Most Important Work
by Peter Bregman

2019-06-24T00:59:23-04:00

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

2020-05-16T14:29:46-04:00

Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
by Brené Brown

2020-05-16T14:29:45-04:00

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
by James Clear

2020-05-16T15:38:43-04:00

Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life
by Susan David

2020-05-16T14:29:45-04:00

The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth
by Amy Edmondson

2019-06-24T01:11:46-04:00

Insight: The Surprising Truth About How Others See Us, How We See Ourselves, and Why the Answers Matter More Than We Think
by Tasha Eurich

2018-08-30T20:46:44-04:00

Will It Fly? How to Test Your Next Business Idea So You Don't Waste Your Time and Money
by Pat Flynn

2020-05-16T15:20:09-04:00

Parents Who Lead: The Leadership Approach You Need to Parent with Purpose, Fuel Your Career, and Create a Richer Life
by Stewart D. Friedman and Alyssa F. Westring

2020-05-16T15:01:38-04:00

Questions Are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life
by Hal Gregersen

2019-06-24T01:17:25-04:00

Leading with Dignity: How to Create a Culture That Brings Out the Best in People
by Donna Hicks

2019-06-24T01:14:38-04:00

Leadership from the Mission Control Room to the Boardroom: A Guide to Unleashing Team Performance
by Paul Hill

2020-05-16T15:08:14-04:00

Dare to Inspire: Sustain the Fire of Inspiration in Work and Life
by Allison Holzer, Sandra Spataro and Jen Grace Baron

2020-05-16T15:45:12-04:00

Lead from the Future: How to Turn Visionary Thinking Into Breakthrough Growth
by Mark W. Johnson and Josh Suskewicz

2020-05-16T15:02:36-04:00

Seeing Around Corners: How to Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen
by Rita McGrath

2018-08-30T22:24:29-04:00

The Power of Starting Something Stupid: How to Crush Fear, Make Dreams Happen, and Live without Regret
by Richie Norton

2019-06-24T00:49:26-04:00

The Scribe Method: The Groundbreaking New Way to Write and Publish Your Book
by Tucker Max and Zach Obront

2020-05-16T15:41:37-04:00

The Invincible Company: How to Constantly Reinvent Your Organization with Inspiration From the World's Best Business Models
by Alex Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur, Alan Smith and Frederic Etiemble

2018-09-03T08:33:45-04:00

The Excellence Dividend: Meeting the Tech Tide with Work That Wows and Jobs That Last
by Tom Peters

2020-05-16T15:46:12-04:00

Life's Great Question: Discover How You Contribute To The World
by Tom Rath

2018-08-30T22:13:51-04:00

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
by Eric Ries

2018-08-30T22:12:45-04:00

The Startup Way: How Entrepreneurial Management Transforms Culture and Drives Growth
by Eric Ries

2019-06-24T01:21:25-04:00

Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations That Accelerate Change
by Chris Ertel and Lisa Kay Solomon

2020-05-16T15:09:04-04:00

Reinventing the Organization: How Companies Can Deliver Radically Greater Value in Fast-Changing Markets
by Arthur Young and Dave Ulrich

2018-09-03T10:01:20-04:00

How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life
by Caroline Webb

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