- Good to Great
By Jim Collins
Develops a business case for Leaders Leading Leaders®. To see where Collins applies related principles, see The Council on pages 114 and 115
- Between Man and Man
By Martin Buber
Focuses on Buber's thinking on dialogue and contains a powerful story of Buber's dialogue with a German Christian clergyman in the context of World War II.
- The Martin Buber - Carl Rogers Dialogue
By Rob Anderson and Kenneth N. Cissna
A transcription of conversation between Buber and Rogers about whether therapy is dialogue.
- A Theory of Everything: An Integral Vision for Business, Politics, Science and Spirituality
By Ken Wilber
Provides an integrated world view beyond post-modern pluralistic relativism and creates a cosmic context for L3.
- On Dialogue
By David Bohm
David Bohm, prominent physicist, discusses the conditions for creating dialogue.
- On Creativity
By David Bohm
Bohm explores the impact of art, science and dialogue on creativity.
- Dialogue: The Art of Collective ThinkingDialogue: The Art of Collective Thinking
By Bill Isaacs
A thorough foundation for the theory and practice of dialogue.
- Creating Leaderful Organizations
By Joseph A. Raelin
Makes the case for collective leadership.
- The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future
By Riane Eisler
A rereading of Western history going back over thirty thousand years that raises the possibility of a society built upon partnership.
- The Power of Partnership
By Riane Eisler
A practical guide for building a society based upon partnership.
- The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization
By Peter Senge,
Chapter twelve starts with basketball great Bill Russell’s description of being in the zone and presents dialogue as a method of team learning.
- The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook
By Peter Senge, Richard Ross, Bryan Smith, Charlotte Roberts and Art Kleiner
An excellent resource for applying dialogue in a business setting.
- Thinking Jazz: The Infinite Art of Improvisation
By Paul F. Berliner
Extensive research with inspiring quotes form jazz musicians.
- Man's Search for Meaning
By Victor Frankl
His logotherapy assumes that the way to human fulfillment is through discovering meaning.
By Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Research on what causes individual peak performance.
- Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge
By Edward O. Wilson
Consilience means a “jumping together” of seemingly contradictory notions.
- The Power of Intention
By Wayne W. Dyer
An in depth look at the power of envisioning.
- The Power of Now
By Eckhart Tolle
Spiritual insights and practices for living in the moment.
- The Tao of Leadership
By John Heider
An Eastern perspective on some of the assumptions of L3.
- Improvisation for the Theatre
By Viola Spolin
Her work builds a foundation for improvisational theatre.
- Systematic Theology
By Paul Tillich
His method of correlation highlights the interplay of question and answer.
By Don Freeman
A children's story about authenticity.
- Sacred Hoops
By Phil Jackson
How Phil Jackson applies the discipline of living in the moment to basketball.
- Second Wind: Memoirs of an Opinionated Man
By W. Russell and T. Branch.
The story of basketball great Bill Russell whose team the Boston Celtics won eleven world championships in thirteen years.
- Leading with the Heart
By Mike Krzyzewski
Leadership strategies from Duke hall of fame Coach K.
- The Interdependence of the Religious and the Psychological Considered Through a Comparison of the Views of Martin Buber and Carl Rogers on the Nature of Personal Meaning
By H. Tucker Upshaw (The University of Chicago, September, 1970, Chicago, Illinois)
An in depth exploration of how Buber and Rogers share a belief that in a special quality of “meeting”, people become fully alive. This work supports the notion of “the primacy of between” in the Leaders Leading Leaders Conceptual Framework.
By Bobby Hutcherson
An improvisational jazz CD.
- The Mouse and the Camel
The Essential Rumi translated by Coleman Bark
A provocative poem about collective leadership.