For the second year in a row, I’ve asked clients, colleagues, and leaders from The Making Magnificence Project® for their most-loved book of the year.

Below is the list of what came back.

Wishing you and yours a joy-filled holiday season, a breathtaking new year, and the time for a good book.

Coming soon!  The publication of my own book, Magnificent Leadership, is in a few weeks.  Stay tuned!

1776 by David McCullough

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen

Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown

Destiny and Power by Jon Meacham

Freedom’s Forge by Arthur Herman

Grit by Angela Duckworth

Hold Still by Sally Mann

Into the Gray Zone by Adrian Owen

Leonardo by Walt Isaacson.

River Hymns by Tyree Daye (poems)

Setting the Table by Danny Meyer

The Blue Hour by Jennifer Whitaker (poems)

The Seventh Sense by Joshua Cooper Ramo

The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra (linked short stories)

Walking with Abel by Anna Badkhen

Who Do We Choose To Be by Margaret Wheatley

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