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Summary and notes on books of relevance from across the leadership spectrum.

Enemies of the Heart

Compiled by Chuck Olson

Title: Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from the Four Emotions That Control You Author: Andy Stanley Copyright Date: 2011 Let’s go straight to the bottom line: Every leader needs to read this book. Author and pastor Andy Continue reading …

Didn’t See It Coming

Compiled by Chuck Olson

Title: Didn’t See It Coming: Overcoming the 7 Greatest Challenges That No One Expects and Everyone Experiences Author: Carey Nieuwhof Copyright Date: 2019 Early in the pages of his every-leader-must-read book, pastor, podcaster, and thought leader Carey Nieuwhof in Didn’t Continue reading …

Called: The Crisis and Promise of Following Jesus Today

Compiled by Chuck Olson

Title: Called: The Crisis and Promise of Following Jesus Today Author: Mark Labberton Copyright Date: 2014 In a world packed full of distractions and mixed messages, a book like this is both welcomed and needful. Mark Labberton—author, professor, Continue reading …

How To Lead in a World of Distraction: Four Simple Habits for Turning Down the Noise

Compiled by Chuck Olson

Title: How To Lead in a World of Distraction: Four Simple Habits for Turning Down the Noise Author: Clay Scroggins Copyright Date: 2019 In his making his case in How To Lead in a World of Distraction, author and Continue reading …

Rebuilding Your Broken World

Compiled by Chuck Olson

Title: Rebuilding Your Broken World Author: Gordon MacDonald Copyright Date: 2003 Early in the pages of his deeply personal book Rebuilding Your Broken World, pastor, author, and sage Gordon MacDonald pens these selfless words of Continue reading …

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

Compiled by Chuck Olson

Title: Emotional Intelligence 2.0 Author: Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves Copyright Date: 2008 Your EQ is the foundation for a host of critical skills—it impacts most everything you say and do each day. EQ is so critical to Continue reading …

Know What You’re FOR: A Growth Strategy for Work, An Even Better Strategy for Life

Compiled by Chuck Olson

Title: Know What You’re FOR: A Growth Strategy  for Work, An Even Better Strategy for Life Author: Jeff Henderson Copyright Date: 2019 In his book Know What You’re FOR: A Growth Strategy for Work, An Even Better Strategy for Continue reading …

The Softer Side of Leadership

Compiled by Chuck Olson

Title: The Softer Side of Leadership: Essential Soft Skills That Transform Leaders and the People They Lead Author: Eugene Habecker Copyright Date: 2018 As a wholehearted believer that leaders ultimately lead with their lives, I Continue reading …

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Everyone’s life gets better when a leader’s life gets stronger.

– Chuck Olson

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