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Leadership reading and TED Talk suggestions from Rich Callahan

  • Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely
  • “Understanding the Basics,” by Warren Bennis in The Essential Bennis, pp. 204-214
  • Preaching the Just Word by Walter Burkhardt
  • “Professional Reflections” by Richard Callahan in Journal of Jesuit Business Education, pp. 25-36
  • Good To Great and the Social Sector: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great by Jim Collins
  • Great by Choice by Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen, pp. 3-19
  • The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle
  • Forces for Good by L. Crutchfield and H. McLeod Grant, pp. 55-80
  • The Power of Social Innovation by Stephen Goldsmith, pp. 3-19
  • Tell to Win by Peter Gruber
  • The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
  • Leadership on the Line by Ron Heifitz and Martin Linsky
  • Mountains Beyond Mountains: Healing the World: The Quest of Dr. Farmer by Tracy Kidder
  • “The Service of Faith and the Promotion of Justice in American Jesuit Higher Education,” by Peter-Hans Kolvenbach in The Santa Clara Lectures
  • Leading Change: The Argument for Values-Based Leadership by James O’Toole
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink
  • Strengths Based Leadership by Tom Rath
  • Agents of Change: Strategy and Tactics by C. Sanderijn, J. De Jong, and F. Nauta
  • “The Role of Values in High-risk Organizations,” by Karl Weick in Leading with Values, Ch. 3
  • The Three Laws of Performance by Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan, pp. 3-7, 36-37 and 68-69
  • Leading the Charge: Leadership Lessons from the Battlefield to the Boardroom by Anthony Zinni
  • Are We in Control of Our Own Decisions?” Dan Ariely TED Talk
  • “On Tribal Leadership,” Dave Logan TED Talk
  • How to Start a Movement,” Derek Sivers TED Talk
  • “On Music and Passion” Benjamin Zander TED Talk