This Professional Reading List is intended for all Leaders and their pursuit of Leadership Knowledge. Our Team has found these books to be thought-provoking on the subjects of Leadership, Motivation, Courage, and Integrity. Law Enforcement and Civilian Personnel with a drive for learning, should consider using this list as a stepping-stone for additional reading and discussion. Please do not limit yourselves to this or any other reading list you’ve been introduced to in the past. Our goal is to assist you in the broadening of your perspectives, and the development of your Leadership potential. (This list will change over time, and if any of you have a book to recommend, please email us at with the title and author).
  1. Why Leaders Eat Last (Simon Sinek)
  2. Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action (Simon Sinek)
  3. Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (Alfred Lansing)
  4. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (Doris Goodwin)
  5. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them & People Will Follow You (John Maxwell)
  6. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change (Stephen Covey)
  7. Good Leaders Ask Great Questions: Your Foundation for Successful Leadership (John Maxwell)
  8. The Men, The Mission & Me: Lessons From a Former Delta Force Commander (Pete Blaber)
  9. Primal Leadership: Unleashing The Power of Emotional Intelligence (Goleman, Boyatzis, McKee)
  10. The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential (John Maxwell)
  11. How to Win Friends & Influence People (Dale Carnegie)
  12. Leadership 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know (John Maxwell)
  13. Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard (Chip & Dan Heath)
  14. The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow (John Maxwell)
  15. Principle Centered Leadership (Stephen Covey)