BY KEVIN OHANNESSIAN
We have spent a year looking at the most influential business books and authors. Here is a complete syllabus for an education in being a leader. Which are your favorites? And which leadership classics did we miss?
• Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
"Using Empathic Listening to Collaborate"
• Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, Flow
"Reclaim Your Life, One Experience At A Time"
• Peter Drucker, The Effective Executive
"Who Is an Executive?"
• Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point
"On Connectors, Mavens, And Salesmen: How New Ideas Spread Like Seeds"
• Marshall Goldsmith, What Got You Here, Won't Get You There
"Goal Obsession: The Flaw That Creates More Flaws"
• W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, Blue Ocean Strategy
"Navigate Blue Oceans To Undiscovered Business Opportunities"
• Daniel Pink, Free Agent Nation
"The First Rule Of Being Your Own Boss? Be Authentic."
• C.K. Prahalad, The Fortune At The Bottom Of The Pyramid
"The Fortune At The Bottom Of The Pyramid"
• Barry Schwartz, The Paradox of Choice
"The Paradox Of Expanded Choices: What Too Much Of A Good Thing Means For Consumers"
• William C. Taylor, Practically Radical
"The Company as Community: Threadless Puts Everyone in Charge"