Become an Expert

It has been said leaders are readers.  Only 42% of adults read at least one non-fiction book each year!  It is projected fewer than 10% of adults read one non-fiction book per month.

One of the fastest ways to reach “expert” status is to read.

Here is a sample of my favorites.  Have you read any good books lately?  Send me the titles and a few quick take-a-ways.

Change or Die – Alan Deutschman

Conscious Business – Fred Cofman

First, Break All the Rules – Marcus Buckingham

Good to Great – Jim Collins

Great by Choice – Jim Collins

Growing Pains – Eric Flamholtz

Influence, Science and Practice – Robert Cialdini

Influence, Science and Practice – Robert Cialdini

Leadership and the New Science – Margaret Wheatley

Leadership Challenge – Kouzes and Posner

Leadership from the Inside Out – Kevin Cashman

Leading Change – John Kotter

Learned Optimism – Martin Seligman

Lincoln on Leadership – Donald Phillips

Live Like a Fruit Fly – Gabe Berman

Now, Discover Your Strengths – Buckingham & Clifton

Onward – Howard Schultz

Power vs. Force – David Hawkins

Synchronicity, The Inner Path to Leadership – Joseph Jaworski

The Art of Possibility – Rosamund Zander

he Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

The Big Book of Small Business – Tom Gegax

The Biology of Belief – Bruce Lipton

The Brand Called You – Peter Montoya

The Five Temptations of a CEO – Patrick Lencioni

The Four Agreements – Don Miguel Ruiz

The Power of Full Engagement – Jim Loehr & Tony Schwartz

The Power of Nice – Ronald Shapiro

The Ten Day MBA – Steven Silbiger

Top Grading – Bradford Smart

Who Moved My Cheese – Spencer Johnson

Working with Emotional Intelligence – Dan Goleman

Championship Selling – Blake, Hobson, Enrico (okay – I’ve got to include my book!)

My April speaking events

McDermott & Bull Executive Networking

Boom, Bust, Boom
7 “Lessons” Learned while Leading a $100M
Business Turnaround and How They Apply to Your Job Search

Tuesday, April 15th from 10:00 – Noon
Webster University, Irvine CA

RSVP Here!
Cost: Free

Orange County and Long Beach Chapters

Boom, Bust, Boom
7 “Lessons” in Leadership
Building a Strong Professional Service Practice 

Thursday, April 24th 
5:45 p.m. Registration and Networking
Dinner and Presentation from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 
Cal State Fullerton Mihaylo Hall 
800 N. State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA  92831


$15 Cal CPA Members
$25 Non Members
$35 Walk-Ins

Parking is included at the Fullerton Marriott (2701 E. Nutwood Ave across the street from CSUF Mihaylo Hall.)