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Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers. – Harry S. Truman

Recommended Reading


Bugle Call

Bugle Call:  Stewardship is Serious Business

Deborah J. Nankivell




On Leadership
John W. Gardner
(New York:  The Free Press, 1990)




Grassroots Leaders for a New Economy: How Civic Entrepreneurs Are Building Prosperous Communities
Douglas Henton, John Melville, Kimberly Walesh
(San Francisco: Josey-Bass, 1997)




Civic-RevolutionariesCivic Revolutionaries: Igniting the Passion for Change in America’s Communities
Douglas Henton, John Melville, Kimberly Walesh
(San Francisco: Josey-Bass, 2004)




Reinventing-GovernmentRevinventing Government: How the Entrepreneurial Spirit is Transforming the Public Sector
David Osborne, Ted Gaebler
(New York:  Penguin Group, 1993)




The-Price-of-GovernmentThe Price of Government:  Getting the Results We Need in an Age of Permanent Fiscal Crisis
David Osborne, Peter Hutchinson
(New York:  Basic Books, 2004)




MetropoliticsMetro Politics:  A Regional Agenda for Community and Stability
Myron Orfied
(Cambridge, MA: Brookings Institution Press, 1997)



Pedagogy-of-the-Oppressedpedagogy of the oppressed
Paulo Freire
(New York:  The Continuum International Publishing Group, 1970)




The-Power-of-TEDThe Power of TED—The Empowerment Dynamic:  The Key to Creating an Extraordinary Life
David Emerald
(Bainbridge Island, WA:  Polaris Publishing, 2006)




Good-to-GreatGood to Great:  Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t
Jim Collins






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




Elusive-PeaceElusive Peace: How Modern Diplomatic Strategies Could Better Resolve World Conflicts
Doug Noll




A-Passion-for-StewardshipA Passion for Stewardship: The Legacy of a Generation
Richard Johanson





The-Synergetic-FollowerThe Synergetic Follower: Changing Our World Without Being the Leader
Kurt Madden