New Additions

The Revenge of Power. ​ Dr. Moises Naim
The author examines trends, conditions, technologies, and behaviors that are contributing to the concentration of power and to the clash between those forces that weaken power and those strengthening it.  

What Got You Here Won't Get You There. ​ Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter
What is holding you back? Your hard work is paying off.  You are doing well in your field.  But there is something standing between you and the next level of achievement.  Perhaps one small flaw, a behavior you barely recognize, is the only thing that's keeping you from where you want to be.

Rethinking Your Business

Work That Makes Sense.  Gwendolyn Gladsworth

Outliers: The Story of Success. ​ Gladwell, Malcolm

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap--and Others Don’t.  Collins, James C

Infonomics: How to Monetize, Manage, and Measure Information as an Asset for Competitive Advantage. ​ Laney, Douglas B

Humanocracy.  Gary Hamel & Michael Zanini

Leadership and Management

ADRP 6-22 Army Leadership.  USA

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done.  Bossidy, Larry, Ram Charan, and Charles Burck

Faith Leader Development

The Leadership Challenge.  Kouzes, James M., and Barry Z. Posner
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action.  ​Sinek, Simon

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t.  Sinek, Simon

Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There! Ten Principles for Leading Meetings That Matter.  Weisbord, Marvin Ross, and Sandra Janoff

Wooden on Leadership.  Wooden, John, and Steve Jamison

Self Improvement

The Secrets of Consulting: A Guide to Giving & Getting Advice Successfully. ​​ Weinberg, Gerald M

Becoming.  Obama, Michelle

Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life.​  Johnson, Spencer 

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

How to Win Friends and Influence People.  ​Carnegie, Dale

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead.  Brown, C. Brené

Change Your Questions, Change Your Life: 10 Powerful Tools for Life and Work.  Adams, Marilee

Lean Six Sigma

The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook (George, Rowlands, Price, Maxey, 2005).  Vital tools for implementing Lean Six Sigma - what they are, how they work, and which to use.

The Quality Toolbox Second Edition (Nancy R Tague, 2005). A comprehensive reference of tools and techniques used for quality improvement.

Hoshin Kanri (David C. Hutchins, 2008).  The strategic approach to Continuous Improvement.

The Six Sigma Handbook Third Edition (Thomas Pyzdek and Paul Keller, 2009).  A complete guide for Green Belts, Black Belts, and Manager of all levels.

Applying Six Sigma Using Minitab Third Edition (Bruce Gilbert and Peterka, 2017).

The Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Third Edition (T.M. Kubiak and Donald W. Benbow, 2017).

Scrum Mastery + Agile Leadership (Jeff Cohn, 2019).


Data Science

The Hundred Page Machine Learning Book  Andriy Burkov

R for Data Science  Hadley Wickham & Garrett Grolemund

Practical Data Science Nina Zumel and John Mount

Practical Statistics for Data Scientists  Peter and Andrew Bruce

Historical Insight

The Idea Factory: The history of the biggest, and arguably the best, laboratory for new ideas in the world - Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation.  Jon Gertner
Freedom's Forge.  The epic achievements of American business in helping the United States and its allies win World War II.  Arthur Herman
Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life.  ​Dallek, Robert
The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism.  Goodwin. Doris K


10 Must-Read Digital Transformation Books in 2021

Digital transformation has become a necessity for businesses in almost every industry.  Whether it's updating existing technologies to optimize business processes or establishing a culture change across departments, most organizations need to transform some aspect of their business to thrive in today's digital economy.

1. Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction  Tom Siebel
Better understand four major disruptive technologies - cloud computing, big data, AI, and IoT - that got us where we are in today's digital age.
2. Driving Digital: The Leader's Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology  Isaac Sacolick
A guide for business and IT leaders on digital transformation best practices.
3. See Sooner, Act Faster: How Vigilant Leaders Thrive in an Era of Digital Turbulence  George Day and Paul Schoemaker
The book discusses a number of tools designed to help leaders survive digital disruption and instill vigilance and agility within their organizations. 
4. The New IT: How Technology Leaders are Enabling Business Strategy in the Digital Age  Jill Dyché
Discusses the importance of IT and its impact on the business of an organization.
5. Leading Digital: Turning Technology into Business Transformation  George Westerman, Didier Bonnet, and Andrew McAfee
Describes how non tech organizations are implementing IT and the practices they are using to stay competitive.
6. Be the Business: CIOs in the New Era of IT  Martha Heller
Dives into the importance of the role of IT and how it has changed over the years.
7. The Digital Transformation Playbook: Rethink Your Business for the Digital Age  David L. Rogers
Argues that digital transformation has less to do with technology and more to do with improving strategic thinking.  
8. Driving Digital Strategy: A Guide to Reimagining Your Business  Sunil Gupta
Provides an extensive framework for reimagining and digital transforming business operations. 
9. Why Digital Transformations Fail: The Surprising Disciplines of How to Take Off and Stay Ahead  Tony Saldanha
Suggests that digital transformations fail because of a lack of clear goals and the implementation of a disciplined process to achieve them.
10. Digital to the Core: Remastering Leadership for Your Industry, Your Enterprise, and Yourself  Mark Raskino and Graham Waller
Explains why enterprise leaders need to lead their organizations at three levels - industry, enterprise, and self.