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Recommended literature

The literature is organized according to purpose and goal of developing your leadership skills. Welcome to contact us for advice. 

1) Leadership starts when your heart asks "why?"

  1. Arbinger Institute. Leadership and Self-deception: Getting Out of the Box. Berret-Koehler. 2nd Rev ed. 2010.
  2. Covey SR. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change: Simon & Schuster Ltd; 2013.
  3. Haidt J. The Righteous mind: Penguin Books Ltd; 2013
  4. Sinek S. Start with why: Portfolio, The Penguin Group; 2011
  5. Woolley AW et al. Evidence for a Collective Intelligence Factor in the Performance of Human Groups. Science 2010;330:686.

2) Leadership requires continued personal development

  1. Antonovsky A. Health, stress and coping: New perspectives on mental and physical wellbeing. Jossey-Bass Inc San Francisco; 1979.
  2. Arbinger Institute. The Anatomy of Peace: Berret-Koehler Publishers. 2nd Rev ed. 2015
  3. Arbinger Institute. The Outward Mindset: Seeing Beyond ourselves. Berret-Koehler Publishers. 2016
  4. Colvin G. Talent is overrated - What really separates world-class performers from everybody else. New York: The Penguin Group; 2008.
  5. Cooper R, Sawaf A. Executive EQ - Emotional Intelligence in Business: Orion Books Ltd; 1997.
  6. Gilbert D. Stumbling on happiness: Vintage Books; 2006.
  7. Gladwell M. The tipping point - how little things can make a big difference: Abacus; 2000.
  8. Gladwell M. Blink - the power of thinking without thinking: Penguin Books; 2005.
  9. Gladwell M. Outliers - the story of success: Penguin Books; 2008.
  10. Goleman D. Emotional Intelligence. Why it can matter more than IQ: Bantam Books; 1994.
  11. Goleman D. Social Intelligence - the revolutionary new science of human relationships: Bantam Books; 2006.
  12. Pink DH. Drive: Canongate Books; 2009.

3) More practical aspects of leadership

  1. Eblin, S. The Next Level. What insiders know about executive success: Nicholas Brealey Publishing; 2011.
  2. Goleman D. The New Leaders - transforming the arts of leadership into the science of results: Sphere; 2002.
  3. Jordan, T. Konflikthantering i arbetslivet - förstå, hantera, förebygg. Gleerups utbildning AB; 2015.
  4. Kouzes JM, Posner BZ. Trovärdighet. Varför ledare vinner eller förlorar i trovärdighet: ISL Förlag; 1993.
  5. Sperber D, Wilson D. Relevance. Communication & Cognition. Second ed. Oxford UK, Cambridge USA: Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Blackwell Publishers Inc.; 1986.
  6. Wheelan SA. Att skapa effektiva team. Studentlitteratur AB; 2013.

4) A deepened understanding and development of yourself

  1. Frankl V. Man´s Search for Meaning - The classic tribute to hope from the holocaust. Ebury Publishing; 2008.
  2. Lama D. The Art of Happiness - A Handbook for Living: Hodder paperback; 1999.
  3. Singer MA. The Untethered Soul – The Journey Beyond Yourself. New Harbinger Publications; 2007.
  4. Tolle E. A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.Plume Books; 2008.