Book Shelf

We have quite a list of books in the Lead It Like Lasso Book. Find links to the books mentioned below and find your next read.

(After you finish this one, of course!)

Ted Lasso

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t

By Simon Sinek

To further reinforce Ted’s emphasis on teamwork, trust, and leading with a servant’s heart.

The Power of Positive Thinking

By Norman Vincent Peale

This classic work on positivity and optimism aligns with Ted’s philosophy of turning challenges into opportunities and leading with a positive mindset.

The Mountain is You: Transforming Self-Sabotage into Self-Mastery

By Brianna West

This work would help Ted to do the self-care and internal work needed to build resilience.

Rebecca Welton

Leading Change

By John P. Kotter

To equip Rebecca with strategies for leading successful organizational transformations while maintaining focus on her vision.

Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire

By Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines

This biography of A.G. Gaston highlights his vision and transformative impact, resonating with Rebecca’s drive to reshape the team and her commitment to change.

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t

By Jim Collins

Rebecca’s transformation from controlling owner to open leader could be enriched by incorporating humility, acknowledging her own limitations, and valuing the contributions of others.

Sam Obisanya

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

By Susan Cain

To reinforce Sam’s leadership strengths and contributions as a more introverted team member, ultimately fostering a more inclusive and effective work environment.

The Measure of Our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours

By Marian Wright Edelman

To help Sam get insights into defining purpose and setting meaningful goals, aligning with his sense of vision and purpose.

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones 

By James Clear

To help Sam reinforce strong habits that can be repeated for improving everyday life.

Roy Kent

Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

By Kim Scott

To help Roy balance his tough-love approach with empathy, fostering better communication and understanding.

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

By Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

The mindset that allows Navy SEALs (and peak athletes) to succeed can also be applied to Roy’s leadership… like “Cover and Move,” “Decentralized Command,” and “Leading Up the Chain.”

Emotional Intelligenge 2.0

By Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves

Knowing what EQ is and employing it are two entirely different beasts. Roy could learn how to use the skills of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management to achieve his fullest potential as a leader and a human.

Keeley Jones

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

By Brené Brown

To empower Keeley to lead with vulnerability and encourage a culture of openness within her collaborative approach.

The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters

By Priya Parker

This book focuses on creating meaningful connections and fostering a sense of togetherness, mirroring Keeley’s strength in building relationships and collaboration.

Buy Back Your Time

By Dan Martell

This book focuses on strategies to “get unstuck, reclaim your freedom, and build your empire.” This could save Keeley from the burnout she had as she started her marketing firm KJPR.