I have gleaned some powerful lessons on leadership from reading the books listed below. I hope you do as well.


“Freedom at Midnight” by Larry Collins and Dominique LaPierre. Vikas Publishing, 2004.

“John Adams” by David McCullough. Simon & Schuster, 2002.

“Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling” by Richard Lyman Bushman. Knopf, 2005.

“Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation” by John Carlin. Penguin, 2008.

“Out of My Life and Thought: An Autobiography of Albert Schweitzer” by Albert Schweitzer. Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1972.

“Robert Kennedy and His Times” by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.

“The March of Folly:  From Troy to Vietnam” by  Barbara Tuchman. Random House, 2011.

“The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914.” by David McCullough. Simon and Schuster, 2001.

“The Prince” by Niccolo Machiavelli. University of Chicago Press, 1998.

“The Wright Brothers” by David McCullough. Simon & Schuster, 2015.

“Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln” by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Penguin, 2009.

“Three Golden Ages: Discovering The Creative Secrets of Renaissance Florence, Elizabethan England, and America’s Founding.” by Alf Mapp, Jr.  Madison Books, 1998.