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Leadership Development - Collections of Essays

The Community of the Future.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1998.
Drucker Foundation Future Series. Edited by Frances Hesselbein, Marshall Goldsmith, Richard Beckhard, Richard F. Schubert
· A collection of essays on how communities can respond to the changing world. Ch. 5: The Ideal Community by Stephen R. Covey (author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People) may be helpful for Leadership Forum of NLC Graduates. Also notable is Ch. 18: 21st Century Leadership in the African American Community is written by two influential African American leaders.

The Leader of the Future.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1997.
The Drucker Foundation. Edited by Frances Hesselbein, Marshall Goldsmith, and Richard Beckhard
· A collection of essays on leadership by academics, consultants, and practitioners. They all speak on important trends facing today's leaders.

The Leader's Companion: insights on leadership through the ages.
New York: Free Press, 1995.
Edited by J. Thomas Wren
· Essays on leadership from leading contemporary authors, like John W. Gardner, James MacGregor Burns, and Robert K. Greenleaf, together with "classics" by notable historical figures like Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Lao-tzu, Mohandas Gandhi, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Leo Tolstoy.

Leading Beyond the Walls: Wisdom to Action Series.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1999.
Edited by Frances Hesselbein, Marshall Goldsmith, and Iain Somerville
· Collection of 29 essays that describe the importance of establishing diverse partnerships, alliances, and networks by building and maintaining relationships both within and outside your own organization.

Insights on Leadership: Service, Stewardship, Spirit and Servant-Leadership. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1998.
Edited by Larry C. Spears.
· Essays from managers, leaders, thinkers and practitioners on the philosophy of servant-leadership.