This is a revolving page tracking the resources that I think are the best value for various areas of managerial and personal growth. You don’t have to agree, but they’re here for your reference.
Links go to Amazon.com for your review and perusal.
Collapse of Distinction – A book on how to lead a company, a product, or a team towards distinction in a market. Very pragmatic and worth every penny.
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership – A book on what characteristics make up the best leaders. Lots of personal growth here to lead to team growth.
Just Listen – A book on how to persuade and influence people effectively through listening and asking better questions.
The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team – A book on how to help your team grow towards high functioning effectiveness.
The Leadership Pipeline – What does it take to move through an organization towards the top? Lots of understanding of what you need to know, stop doing, and start doing to succeed at different levels.
The Tim Ferriss Podcast – Not always about leadership, but always worth listening to for personal growth and fascinating interviews with world changers and leaders.
Chris LoCurto – A podcast about leadership and business with roots in the reality that you’ve probably got other responsibilities. Contains Christian themes for those who might find that offensive (hint: don’t find that offensive, it’s not even remotely useful to choose to be offended).
Manager Tools Basic – Start with the basics and then listen to their regular podcast for further insights.
Michael Hyatt’s This is Your Life – A podcast about leadership, life, and usually interesting side topics from a former CEO, best selling author and speaker.
Seth Godin – A creative, critical thinker who often stretches the boundaries of what people are thinking when it comes to leadership, business, and entrepreneurial thinking.
Leadership Freak – Dan Rockwell is a candid, experienced leader who is excited to share insights and valuable tips with his readers.