I am often asked what are the top leadership books I have read and would recommend, so I decided to put them in this article.
Before you begin please understand that this is a list, NOT A RANKING!!! :-)
Here we go...
#1 - Good to Great by Jim CollinsI'm no Perry Noble, but I shared some time ago on this blog (here) the top ten books that have influenced my pastoring and leadership:
#2 - Next Generation Leader by Andy Stanley
#3 - Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
#4 - The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni
#5 - The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell
#6 - Entreleadership by Dave Ramsey
#7 - Deep & Wide by Andy Stanley
#8 - Courageous Leadership by Bill Hybels
#9 - Axiom by Bill Hybels
#10 - Integrity by Dr. Henry Cloud
BONUS: The Dark Side of Leadership by Gary McIntosh & Samuel Rima
The Pastor as Minor Poet (Barnes)For more, see my original post (here).
The Peacemaker (Sande)
Spiritual Leadership (Sanders)
Our Iceberg is Melting (Kotter/Rathgeber)
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (Lencioni)
The Contemplative Pastor (Peterson)
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership (Maxwell)
Dedication and Leadership (Hyde)
What about you? What books have most influenced your leadership, your pastoring?