Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Youth Leadership Books

This is a great list of youth leadership books for personal reading or to use within a group setting. 50 Great Things Leaders Do: Let’s Get Fired Up! by Frank Rudnesky (2007) 101 Ways to Integrate Personal Development Into Core Curriculum: Lessons in Character Education for Grades K-12 by Mary Ann Conroy (University Press of America, 2000) A Higher Standard of Leadership: Lessons from the Life of Gandhi by Keshavan Nair (Berrett-Koehler, 1994) A Leader’s Legacy by James Kouzes and Barry Posner (Jossey-Bass, 2006) A Social Change Model of Leadership: […]

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The Leader Who Had No Title

Books that Inspire ETL! Title:“The Leader Who Had No Title” Authors: Robin Sharma “The Leader Who Had No Title” is an amazing self-development book designed to bring out the best in you. Sharma believes that anyone can be a successful leader in whatever they do – no matter of their status. Unfortunately, he believes that people are too pre-occupied with climbing the corporate ladder and getting the title they seek before they believe they can be leaders. Hence, Sharma turns this around in a book that focuses on self-leadership as […]

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Lead Without a Title

How to change the game in this new decade of leadership. The old way of leading is dead. Many of our best-known organizations have fallen and some of our most revered leaders have lost face. The global economy has now transformed and with all the new media ranging from Twitter to YouTube, everyone now can build a following. And lead their field. We have just entered what I call The Decade of Leadership. Leadership has become democratized. I’m not at all suggesting that we don’t need titles and people at […]

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“The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life”

Robin Sharma’s book starts by reminding the reader that regardless of how overwhelmed or burnt out you may feel; you should always striving to do your best! The context of the story and the experiences of its cast of characters will remind you of valuable principles you should apply to your daily life. These are just a few examples of the principles the book explores: “Take care of people and the money will take care of itself.” “Victims recite problems. Leaders present solutions.” “Your words can show people possibilities they […]

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The Traveler’s Gift: Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success!

Great fiction focused on a laid off executive who gets in a car crash and experiences a life altering journey through time. He meets many well known people throughout history who provide him decisions he must make to change his life. Although the book is fiction the lessons in the book could be life altering if one is willing to look within themselves to create this change. 1. The buck stops here. 2. I will seek wisdom. 3. I am a person of action. 4. I have a decided heart. […]

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Seven Kinds of Smart…..

Dr. Armstrong’s “Seven Kinds of Smart” wrote, researched and developed these approaches to teaching and learning. He believes a person is unique and has uniquely different ways of learning. Different senses use different learning tools for each, or a combination of each. This is a well written summary of the latest information about multiple intelligences. The basic seven intelligences are: 1) Linguistic Intelligence (words) 2) Logical-mathematical (numbers and logic) 3) Spacial (pictures and images) 4) Musical 5) Bodily-kinesthetic (physical self) 6) Interpersonal (ability to understand and work with others) 7) […]

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Leadership Smarts

Ken Blanchard’s best-selling books have helped millions of people enhanced their leadership and management skills, as well as the quality of their personal life! “Leadership Smarts,” provided leadership principals and powerful advice with practical every day insight in order to enhance leadership skills and increase personal integrity. This book provides advice on: How to aim for excellence? How to maintain integrity? Finding the courage to change! How you can help others reach their full potential? Practical every day advice! Dr. Ken Blanchard is a best-selling author and extremely cherished business […]

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