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My Top Ten Books on Leadership

Top TenSo I have been passing some emails back and forth in regard to finding out people’s top 5 books in different areas.  Someone returned the favor by asking me what were my top five books on leadership, which has led to this post of my top ten books.  For many of these books I have written a short review.  Just click on the different links.  If I didn’t review it, it will lead you directly to Amazon.  As you read through this list, consider what your top ten books on leadership are and let me know.

  1. The Selfless Way of Christ: Downward Mobility and the Spirit Life by Henri Nouwen
  2. Leading with a Limp: Turning Your Struggles into Strengths by Dan Allender
  3. The Permanent Revolution: Apostolic Imagination and Practice for the 21st Century Church by Alan Hirsch and Tim Catchim
  4. Intuitive Leadership: Embracing a Paradigm of Narrative, Metaphor and Chaos by Tim Keel
  5. The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations by Ori Brafman and Rod Beckstrom
  6. Signs of Emergence: A Vision for Church That is Organic/Networked/Decentralized/Bottom-up/Communal/Flexible{Always Evolving} by Kester Brewin
  7. Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading by Ronald A Heifetz and Mary Linsky
  8. Spiritual Mentoring: A Guide for Seeking and Giving Direction by Randy Reese and James Houston
  9. The Missional Leader: Equipping Your Church to Reach a Changing World by Alan Roxburgh and Fred Romanuk
  10. Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry by Ruth Haley Barton

So which books would make your top ten?


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