My Favorite Books
After reading more than 1,500 leadership books, several have become my favorites. What they all have in common is their applicability, at least to me in my life at the time of reading them.
Recognize Your Power to Choose
If you’re “in it” for the long game, which we all need to be in our careers, businesses, and relationships, then you might want to revisit your decision-making criteria for your choices.
Impact Players: Liz Wiseman
Liz Wiseman returns to On Leadership to discuss her new book, Impact Players. Liz shares who impact players are, what sets them apart, and how simple mindset shifts can increase your impact.
Managing risk often requires us to be futurists but, how much of the risk in our lives are we focused on avoiding when that time might be better invested elsewhere?
The Long Game: Dorie Clark
Dorie Clark shares her experience in attaining goals, pivoting out of comfort, establishing a strong network, and staying focused, all as part of playing and succeeding in the long game.
Detect, Assess, Respond, Learn: General Stanley McChrystal
Join General Stanley McChrystal as he returns to On Leadership to share his insights around risk and the factors and strategies to help navigate risk to succeed in your work.
No Involvement, No Commitment
“No involvement, no commitment” is one of the many wise adages left with us as part of Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s legacy. This short phrase should serve as a metaphorical Jiminy Cricket to every leader.
The People Business
Every company is in the same business, the people business. What are you doing to ensure all of your systems, processes, strategies, and ongoing focus is about an obsession with people?
Principles of Successful Networking
We all need to network to fulfill our dreams. To turn nothing into something and to help others do the same.
The One Thing: Geoff Woods
Join the acclaimed host of The ONE Thing podcast, Geoff Woods, as he drives a broad discussion about goal setting, rethinking strategy, and building positive, productive relationships.
Discover Your Professional Purpose
Are you an originator, aggregator, or pollinator? It's never too late to discover your purpose.
Be Where Your Feet Are: Scott O'Neil
Join longtime sports executive and new author, Scott O’Neil, as he employs vulnerability, experience, and storytelling to help you navigate your purpose, your intent, and your relationships.
Master Mentors: Scott Miller
Hear the life-shaping advice, insights, and lessons that Scott Miller has learned from the many world-class guests from FranklinCovey’s On Leadership podcast series.
The Gold Standard: Colin Cowie
Join prolific author, customer service, and lifestyle expert Colin Cowie as he shares captivating insights around pivoting your business, high-level customer service, and how to stand out.
Are You Honest?
These seven practices can transform your brand and level of trustworthiness with others in quick order. Commit to one a day for the next week and see what happens to your relationships.
Honest Leadership: Ron Carucci
Join Forbes contributor and bestselling author Ron Carucci for a frank and bold discussion about honesty and how to lead with accountability, vulnerability, and purpose.
The Compounding Effect of Micro-Actions
Build momentum to achieve your goals with these tiny and easy-to-implement actions.
The Possibility of Risk: Sukhinder Singh Cassidy
Join tech executive and author, Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, as she shares insights around the timing, impact, and strategies of risk. Learn how successful risk-taking can propel your career.
Be Solution Focused | Allan Dib | FranklinCovey clip
Allan Dib describes that most people love talking about themselves, but companies need to focus on how they can solve their clients’ problems.
Broaden Your Bubble
Do your friends challenge your thinking and expand your point of view? Reflect on the company you keep and discover your blind spots.