Books Featured on Timeless Leadership

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Season 1

Episode 1: Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life by Laura Gassner Otting

Episode 3: An Effort to Understand: Hearing One Another (and Ourselves) in a Nation Cracked in Half by David Murray

Episode 4: The Extraordinary Power of Leader Humility by Marilyn Gist

Episode 5: Be the Sun, Not the Salt by Harry Cohen

Episode 6: Plato’s Lemonade Stand by Tom Morris

Episode 7: Stop Boring Me!: How to Create Kick-Ass Marketing Content, Products and Ideas Through the Power of Improv by Kathy Klotz-Guest

Episode 8: Find Your Read Thread: Make Your Big Ideas Irresistible by Tamsen Webster

Episode 9: Excellence Now: Extreme Humanism by Tom Peters

Episode 11: Fizz: Harness the Power of Word of Mouth Marketing to Drive Brand Growth by Ted Wright

Episode 12: You Lead: How Being Yourself Makes You a Better Leader by Minter Dial

Episode 13: American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company by Bryce Hoffman and Working Together: 12 Principles for Achieving Excellence in Managing Projects, Teams, and Organizations by James Lewis

Episode 14: Span Of Control: What To Do When You’re Under Pressure, Overwhelmed, And Ready To Get What You Want by Carey Lohrenz

Episode 15: RE:Think Innovation: How the World’s Most Prolific Innovators Come Up with Great Ideas that Deliver Extraordinary Outcomes by Carla Johnson

Season 2

Episode 17: Intentional: How to Live, Love, Work, and Play Meaningfully by David Amerland

Episode 19: Be Vigilant! Strategies to Stop Complacency, Improve Performance, and Safeguard Success by Len Herstein

Episode 20: Trustworthy: How the Smartest Brands Beat Cynicism and Bridge the Trust Gap by Margot Bloomstein

Episode 21: A Future So Bright: How Strategic Optimism and Meaningful Innovation Can Restore Humanity and Change the World by Kate O’Neill

Episode 22: Beacons of Leadership: Inspiring Lessons of Success in Business and Innovation by Chris Voss

Episode 23: Winfluence: Reframing Influencer Marketing to Ignite Your Brand by Jason Falls

Episode 24: The Long Game: How to be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World by Dorie Clark

Episode 26: History, Disrupted: How Social Media and the World Wide Web Have Changed the Past by Jason Steinhauer

Episode 27: The Art of Reassembly: A Memoir of Early Mother Loss and Aftergrief by Peg Conway

Episode 28: Models of Leadership in Plato and Beyond by Edward Freeman

Episode 29: American Familia: A Memoir of Perseverance by David Morales

Episode 30: Leader by Accident: Lessons in Leadership, Loss, and Life by Jim Rafferty

Episode 31: Work Better Together: How to Cultivate Strong Relationships to Maximize Well-Being and Boost Bottom Lines by Jen Fisher

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Season 3

Episode 33: Lady Editor: Sarah Josepha Hale and the Making of the Modern American Woman by Melanie Kirkpatrick

Episode 34: Take Charge of You: How Self-Coaching Can Transform Your Life and Career by David Novak

Episode 35: Simple Truths of Leadership: 52 Ways to Be a Servant Leader and Build Trust by Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley

Episode 36: The Sale Is In the Tale by John Livesay

Episode 37: Revenge of the Nerd by Curtis Armstrong

Episode 38: Dreyer’s English by Benjamin Dreyer

Episode 39: When Your Life Depends on It: Extreme Decision-Making Lessons from the Antarctic by Brad Borkan

Episode 40: Lead. Care. Win.: How to Become a Leader Who Matters by Dan Pontefract

Episode 41: The Everyday Patriot: How to Be a Great American Now by Tom Morris

Episode 42: Lead From the Heart: Transformational Leadership for the 21st Century by Mark C. Crowley

Episode 43: Trust & Inspire: How Truly Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others by Stephen M.R. Covey

Episode 44: Innovators Who Changed the World: Timeless Leadership Lessons from West Point, Green Berets, Sherlock Holmes, and Wall Street by Jim Webb

Episode 45: Say Thank You For Everything: The secrets of being a great manager – strategies and tactics that get results by Jim Edwards

Episode 46: Live Life in Crescendo: Your Most Important Work Is Always Ahead of You by Cynthia Covey Haller

Episode 48: Tom Peters’ Compact Guide to Excellence by Tom Peters

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Season 4

Episode 49: Wonderhell by Laura Gassner Otting

Episode 51: The Time to Win by Jay Baer

Episode 53: The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution by Lindsay M. Chervinsky

Episode 55: The Gutenberg Parenthesis by Jeff Jarvis

Episode 57: Burn Book: A Tech Love Story by Kara Swisher

Episode 63: Build a Better Business Book: How to Plan, Write, and Promote a Book That Matters by Josh Bernoff

Episode 65: Faster Than Normal and The Boy with the Faster Brain by Peter Shankman

Episode 67: The Self-Employed Life by Jeffrey Shaw

Episode 69: The Earned Life by Marshall Goldsmith

Episode 71: Do What You Love: A Guide to Living Your Creative Life without Leaving Your Job by Kate Volman

Episode 75: Of Rule and Office: Plato’s Ideas of the Political by Melissa Lane

Episode 77: The Content Entrepreneur by Joe Pulizzi

Episode 79: UnLeadership by Scott & Alison Stratten


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