Leadership Competencies Development Program (LCDP)

Class IX Leadership - A Rising Tide

Leadership Reading List

The book recommendations provided here were collected by students in NOAA’s Leadership Competencies Development Program IX: A Rising Tide (July 2014 - January 2016).

The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life by Rosamund Stone Zander

Endurance by Alfred Lansing

Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs Lead and Win by Joko Willink and Leif Babin

First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

Five Days in London by John Lukacs

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz

Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff

Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't by Jim Collins

Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great by Jim Collins

How Full Is Your Bucket? by Tom Rath

It’s Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy by CAPT D. Michael Abrashoff

Joshua Chamberlain: A Hero's Life and Legacy by John Pullen

The Last Place on Earth by Roland Huntford

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

Natural Born Heroes by Christopher McDougall

Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presence by Amy Jen Su

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America by John M. Barry

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey

Shut Up and Lead: A Communicator’s Guide to Quiet Leadership by M.J.Clark

Stealth Coaching by Rob Kramer

Take the Reins!: 7 Secrets to Inspired Leadership by Shari Jaeger Goodwin

What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith