Texas Tech University

Leadership Library

Welcome to the Leadership Library!

This library contains numerous books, assessments, inquiries, and other resources that dive into the importance of outstanding leadership as well as how to motivate others in everyday situations. The Leadership Library materials and resources are available for use by all members of TTU staff, students, and faculty with an official campus ID.

Each rental has a checkout limit of two weeks and must be returned on or before the two week due date in good condition. Failure to return a checked out book could result in loss of library privileges indefinitely and potential charges added to your account. We hope that you find our resources beneficial to your use and look forward to assisting you along the way in your leadership and motivational development.

Book Author(s)
25 Ways to Win with People Maxwell, John C.
90 World-Class Activities by 90 World-Class Trainers Biech, Elaine
A Competency-Based Approach for Student Leadership Development Seemiller, Corey
A Guide to Gender: The Social Justice Advocate's Handbook Killermann, Sam
Be A People Person Maxwell, John C.
Belonging at Work: Everyday Actions You Can Take to Cultivate an Inclusive Organization Perry, Rhodes
Beyond Meetings: Lessons and Successes in Advising Student Organizations Kane, Cindy & Fick, Becca
Building Your Team's Morale, Pride, and Spirit Klann, Gene
Coaching People: Expert Solutions to Everyday Challenges Harvard Business Review
Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney Cockerell, Lee
Critical Perspectives on Gender and Student Leadership Tillapaugh, Daniel & Haber-Curran, Paige
Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable Lencioni, Patrick
Developing the Leader Around You  Maxwell, John C.
Developing the Leader Within You   Maxwell, John C.
Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most Stone, Douglas & Patton, Bruce & Heen, Sheila
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us  Pink, Daniel H.
Emotional Intelligence  Goleman, Daniel
Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students Shankman, Marcy Levy & Allen, Scott J. & Haber-Curran, Paige
Exploring Leadership (Second Edition) Komives, Susan & Lucas, Nance & McMahon, Timothy R.
FISH! A Proven Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results Lundin, Stephen C. & Paul, Harry & Christensen, John
Generation Z Learns: A Guide for Engaging Generation Z Students in Meaningful Learning Seemiller, Corey & Grace, Meghan
Getting Funded: The Complete Guide to Writing Grant Proposals Howlett, Susan & Bourque, Renee
Getting to YES: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In Fisher, Roger & Ury, William & Patton, Bruce
Going Digital in Student Leadership Ahlquist, Josie & Endersby, Lisa
Good to Great Collins, Jim
H3 Leadership: Be Humble. Stay Hungry. Always Hustle. Lomenick, Brad
How Full Is Your Bucket?  Rath, Tom & Clifton, Donald O.
How Successful People Think  Maxwell, John C.
How to Lead When You're Not in Charge  Scroggins, Clay
How to make meetings Work! Doyle, Michael & Straus David
How To Manage Conflict (Third Edition) Turn All Conflicts Into Win Win Outcomes Pickering, Peg
How To Talk To Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships Lowndes, Leil
I'm in a Leadership Role, Now What? Molina, Chris
Intellectual Empathy: Critical Thinking for Social Justice Linker, Maureen
Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude Kethledge, Raymond M. & Erwin, Michael S.
Leaders Eat Last Komives, Susan & Wagner, Wendy
Leadership Conversations: Challenging High-Potential Managers to Become Great Leaders Berson, Alan S. & Stieglitz, Richard G.
Leadership for a Better World 2nd Edition Cress, Christine M. & Collier, Peter J. & Associates
Leading with Emotional Courage Bregman, Peter
Leading the Unleadable: How to Manage Mavericks, Cynics, Divas, and Other Difficult People Willett, Alan
Make a Difference: America's Guide to Volunteering and Community Service Blaustein, Arthur I. 
Management Mess to Leadership Success Miller, Scott Jeffrey
Mission Critical Meetings: 81 Practical Facilitation Techniques Butler, Ava S.
Motivating the Middle:  Fighting Apathy in College Student Organizations Sullivan, T.J.
Multicultural Competence in Student Affairs Pope, Rachele L. & Reynolds, Amy L. & Mueller John, A.
Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter Wiseman, Liz
Non-Profit Legends For Humanity & Good Citizenship: Comprehensive Reference on Community Service, Volunteerism, Non-Profits & Leadership Moore, Hank
Now, Discover your strengths Buckingham, Marcus & Clifton, Donald O.
Outliers: The Story of Success Gladwell, Malcolm
Potential University: A "3 M's" College Experience Wilkins Jr., Curtis
Promoting Diversity and Social Justice: Educating People from Privileged Groups Goodman, Diane J.
Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers (Second Edition) Miller, Brian Cole
Robert's Rules of Order in Action: How to Participate in Meetings with Confidence Minetor, Randi
Small Acts of Leadership Hunter, G. Shawn
Social Excellence:  We Dare You Mattson, Matthew & Williams, Jessica & Orendi, Josh
Social Justice Handbook: Small Steps for a Better World Cannon, Mae Elise
Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success Morgan, Angie & Lynch, Courtney & Lynch, Sean
Start With Why Sinek, Simon
Strengths Based Leadership Sinek, Simon
Strengths Quest Clifton, Donald O. & Anderson, Edward & Schreiner, Laurie A.
Students Helping Students Newton, Fred B. & Ender, Steven C.
Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me Mock, Janet
Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds Gallo, Carmine
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Covey, Stephen R. 
 The 7 Powers of Questions: Secrets to Successful Communication in Life and at Work Leeds, Dorothy
 The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player Maxwell, John C.
 The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork Maxwell, John C.
 The big book of conflict resolution games Scannell, Mary
 The big book of customer service training games Carlaw, Peggy & Deming, Vasudha Kathleen
 The big book of low-cost training games Scannell, Mary & Cain, Jim
 The big book of team building games Scannell, Edward & Newstrom, John
The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever Stanier, Michael Bungay
The FIVE Dysfunctions of a TEAM Lencioni, Patrick
The Happiness Advantage: How a Positive Brain Fuels Success in Work and Life Achor, Shawn
The High-Potential Leader: How to Grow Fast, Take on New Responsibilities, and Make an Impact Charan, Ram
The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues Lencioni, Patrick
The Leader Habit Lanik, Martin
The Little Book of Restorative Justice Zehr, Howard
The Mocktail Bar Guide: 200 Recipes for Alcohol-Free Drinks Thomas, Frank & Brown, Karen L.
The Power of a Positive Team Gordon, Jon
The Power of Habit: Why we do what we do in Life and Business Duhigg, Charles
The Power of Positive Leadership Gordon, Jon 
The Role of Student Organizations in Developing Leadership Rosch, David M.
The Servant: A Simple Story about the True Essence of Leadership  Hunter, James
The Speed of Trust Covey, Stephen M. R.
The Student Leadership Challenge Kouzes, James M. & Posner, Barry Z.
The Student Leadership Challenge: Activities Book  Kouzes, James M. & Posner, Barry Z. 
The Student Leadership Challenge: Student Workbook and Personal Leadership Journal Kouzes, James M. & Posner, Barry Z. 
The Student Leadership Competencies Guidebook  Seemiller, Corey
The TRUTH About Leadership  Kouzes, James M. & Posner, Barry Z.
The Wisdom of Teams  Katzenbach, Jon R. & Smith, Douglas K.
The Worst Hard Time Egan, Timothy
Turn the Ship Around: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders Marquet, L. David
Unlocking Potential Simpson, Michael K.
Volunteer Management 101: How to Recruit and Retain Volunteers Madding, Allen & King, Dan
Volunteering: A How-to Guide Borus, Audrey
What Got You Here Won't Get You There  Goldsmith, Marshall
 What to Ask the Person in the Mirror  Kaplan, Robert