Leaders Summit is a consulting firm which provides leadership training and consulting for nonprofit and corporate organizations. They have recommended the following books for their twelve indispensable leadership skills.
Nanus, B. (1991). Visionary Leadership, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Bennis, W. (2003). On Becoming A Leader, New York: Basic Books.
Harvard Business Press (2004). Teams That Click, Boston: Harvard Business Press.
Buckingham, M. & Clifton, D (2001). Now, Discover Your Strengths, New York: The Free Press.
Kotter, J. (1996). Leading Change, Boston: Harvard Business School Press.
Goleman, D. (2002). Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence, New York: Bantam Books.
Bossidy & Charan (2002). Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done, New York: Crown Press.
Carnegie, D. (1936). How to Win Friends and Influence People, New York: Simon and Schuster.
Clarke & Crossland (2002). The Leader’s Voice, New York: Select Books.
Greenleaf, R. (1977). Servant Leadership, New York: Paulist Press.
Albrecht, K. (2006). Social Intelligence – The New Science of Success, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Kouzes & Posner (2003). The Leadership Challenge, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Heil, Parker, and Tate (1995). Leadership and the Customer Revolution, New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.