Top Posts of 2011 Countdown #4: Great Leadership Books to Read

40 Great Leadership Books to Read  I love leadership. And I read a lot. So I wanted to provide you with a list of some of the books I recommend.

These are not the only leadership books you should read. There are hundreds of others that are great. But these are just simply 40 of my favorites.

So here you go. And please share this list with your friends, team, and other leaders who might benefit.

40 leadership books to read:

1. Good to GreatJim Collins

2. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of LeadershipJohn Maxwell

3. Courageous LeadershipBill Hybels

4. The Next Generation LeaderAndy Stanley

5. Now, Discover Your StrengthsMarcus Buckingham

6. Love is the Killer AppTim Sanders

7. The Tipping PointMalcolm Gladwell

8. TribesSeth Godin

9. It: How Churches and Leaders can Get it and Keep itCraig Groeschel

10. IntegrityHenry Cloud

11. In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian LeadershipHenri Nouwen

12. AxiomBill Hybels

13. In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy DayMark Batterson

14. Five Dysfunctions of a TeamPatrick Lencioni

15. VisioneeringAndy Stanley

16. Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates UsDaniel Pink

17. Silos, Politics and Turf WarsPatrick Lencioni

18. LinchpinSeth Godin

19. How to Win Friends and Influence People- Dale Carnegie

20. Wooden on Leadership: How to Create a Winning OrganizationJohn Wooden

21. Leadership is an ArtMax Depree

22. The Leadership Challenge- Barry Posner and Jim Kouzes

23. Leading with the HeartCoach Mike Krzyzewski

24. unChristianGabe Lyons and David Kinnaman

25. True NorthBill George

26. Built to LastJim Collins

27. Execution- Ram Charan and Larry Bossidy

28. In Search of Excellence- Tom Peters

29. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective PeopleStephen Covey

30. The 17 Indisputable Laws of TeamworkJohn Maxwell

31. What the CEO Wants You to KnowRam Charan

32. ReworkJason Fried and David Hansson

33. The Experience EconomyJoseph Pine and James Gilmore

34. Made to StickChip and Dan Heath

35. BlinkMalcolm Gladwell

36. Making Ideas HappenScott Belsky

37. The Effective Executive- Peter Drucker

38. Emotional IntelligenceDaniel Goleman

39. On Becoming a LeaderWarren Bennis

40. Leading ChangeJohn Kotter