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Recommended Reading

Here's a list of some great leadership books for those of you who want to learn more.


The Team Captain's Leadership Manual - Jeff Janssen

The Champion Within - Lauren Gregg

I Can't Accept Not Trying - Michael Jordan

Joe Montana's The Art and Magic of Quarterbacking - Joe Montana

Leading with the Heart - Mike Krzyzewski with Donald Phillips

Five-point Play - Mike Krzyzewski with Donald Phillips

Success is a Choice - Rick Pitino

Lead to Succeed - Rick Pitino

The Bowden Way - Bobby Bowden and Steve Bowden

High Hopes - Gary Barnett and Vahe Gregorian

Wooden - John Wooden and Steve Jamison

Reach for the Summit - Pat Summitt and Sally Jenkings

Joe Torre's Ground Rules for Winners - Joe Torre and Harry Dreher

Why We Win - Billy Packer and Roland Lazenby

Overtime is Our Time - Chris King with Brenda Frese

The Man Watching - Tim Crothers

The Seven Secrets of Successful Coaches - Jeff Janssen and Greg Dale

Championship Team Building - Jeff Janssen


Developing the Leader Within You - John C. Maxwell

Becoming a Person of Influence - John C. Maxwell

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership - John C. Maxwell

The 360 Degree Leader - John C. Maxwell

The 2R Manager - Robert Friedes

The Extraordinary Leader - John Zenger and Joseph Folkman

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People - Stephen Covey

The 8th Habit - Stephen Covey

The Leadership Challenge - Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner

Credibility - Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner

Encouraging the Heart - Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner

A Leader's Legacy - Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner

Leadership is an Art - Max Dupree

Pour Your Heart Into It - Howard Schultz

Peak Performance - Jon Katzenbach

Winning 'Em Over - Jay Conger

Primal Leadership - Daniel Goleman, Annie McKee, and Richard Boyatzis

Winning - Jack Welch with Suzy Welch

Leadership - Tom Peters

Managing People is Like Herding Cats - Warren Bennis

The World's Most Powerful Leadership Principle - James Hunter

The Coward's Guide to Conflict - Tim Ursiny

Discover 12 Simple Yet Significant Daily To Do's for Leaders
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Discover 12 Simple Yet Significant Daily To Do's for Leaders Do you ever wonder how you or your athletes can have a real impact on your team today? Read on to learn 12 simple actions that leaders can do to have an impact today that lasts for a season. . . . keep reading
8 Great Books to Share and Discuss with Your Teammates
8 Great Books to Share and Discuss with Your Teammates Some teams organize a Book Club where they pick a specific book to read as a team. Then you can get together and discuss how the book relates to your team and how you can incorporate the ideas to get better. Here is a list of 8 great books you might consider using with your team this summer. . . . keep reading
Book Review - Coach by Michael Lewis
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Book Review - Coach by Michael Lewis Coach is the intriguing story about Coach Fitz, a highly successful, yet controversial high school baseball coach who epitomizes the struggles veteran coaches encounter when dealing with today's highly sensitive kids and their parents. . . . keep reading
THE MIDAS TOUCH - How You Can Transform Your Team From Moribund to Magnificent Like Brenda Frese Did at Maryland
Looking to quickly transform your program into a national champion in a short period of time? Discover how Coach Brenda Frese transformed a moribund program into a national champion in just four short years in Overtime is Our Time . . . keep reading
Dorrance's Dynasty
Dorrance's Dynasty While most coaches desperately seek to win just one national championship, imagine winning 22! Learn what it takes to create competitors and build a dynasty from a great book on UNC women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance called The Man Watching. . . . keep reading
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