The Lockheed Martin Leadership Institute

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The Lockheed Martin Leadership Institute is a 3-year leadership development program - we’re continuously looking to learn and improve ourselves. Below is a list of some of our favorite leadership resources.

  • Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence, Daniel Goleman
  • Leadership and the Sexes: Using Gender Science to Create Success in Business, Michael Gurian and Barbara Annis
  • The Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs, Amy Wilkinson
  • Leadership and the Art of Struggle: How Great Leaders Grow through Challenge and Adversity, Steven Snyder
  • The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance - What Women Should Know, Katty Kay and Claire Shipman
  • Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High, Kerry Patterson, et al
  • Gender Intelligence: Breakthrough Strategies for Increasing Diversity and Improving Your Bottom Line, Barbara Annis and Keith Merron
  • Strategic Market Management, David Aaker
  • The Truth About Leadership, Barry Posner and James Kouzes
  • Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions, John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber
  • Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Potential Within Us All, Tom Kelley and David Kelley
  • Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives our Success, Adam Grant
  • The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations into Breakthroughs, Marcia Reynolds
  • The Power of Mindful Learning, Ellen Langer
  • HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Strategy, Harvard Business Review
  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Carol Dweck
  • CultureShock!: India, Gitanjali Kolanad
  • The 46 Rules of Genius, Marty Neumeier
  • Emotional Intelligence 2.0, Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves
  • Strengthsfinder 2.0, Tom Rath
  • The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life, Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander
  • Positive Intelligence, Shirzad Chamine
  • Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, Sheryl Sandberg
  • Where Good Ideas Come From, Steven Johnson
  • Insight Out: Get Ideas Out of Your Head and Into the World, Tina Seelig
  • A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas, Warren Berger
  • Out Think: How Innovative Leaders Drive Exceptional Outcomes, G. Shawn Hunter
  • Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation, Tim Brown
  • The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators, Jeff Dyer
  • HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Leadership, Harvard Business Review
  • Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors, Michael Porter
  • Leading Change, John Kotter
  • The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside our Schools, Liz Wiseman and Lois Allen
  • Developing Your Conflict Competence: A Hands-On Guide for Leaders, Managers, Facilitators, and Teams, Craig Runde and Tim Flanagan
  • Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques (2nd Edition), Michael Michalko
  • Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People, Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald