Monday, June 14, 2010

Top 10 Books to Read about Change

Change is afoot in the education sector unlike any time in recent history. If you are looking for guidance here is a list of ten books I consider must reads for educational leaders engaged in change. Please post any ideas, reflections or observations if you have read any of the Top 10.

1. Good to Great - Jim Collins
2. Motion Leadership - Michael Fullan
3. Switch - Chip and Dan Heath
3. Six Secrets of Change - Michael Fullan
4. The Tipping Point - Malcolm Gladwell
5. Running All the Red Lights - Terry Holliday and Brenda Clark
6. Leading Change - John Kotter
7. Fourth Way - Andy Hargreaves and Dennis Shirley
8. Outliers - Malcolm Gladwell
9. Change Leadership - Tony Wagner
10. Curriculum 21 - Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Any others come to mind?


  1. Congrats on your new blog! I like your list...sorry I don't have any more recommendations at this time. Just wanted to say keep it up!


  2. What no Schmoker???? I know that technically his books aren't about "change", but the changes that we have done @ Tecumseh based on his basic common sense principles have had a tremendous impact on the way we do things.