Book Clubs & More


We offer two free book clubs, based on our best-selling business book Leading from the Front. Both book clubs are designed to promote leadership, networking, and the sharing of best practices. Click on the links below to download the program materials.

10-Week Leadership Challenge
Strengthen the leadership abilities of both the men and women in your office, work group, or department by engaging your team in Lead Star’s 10-Week Leadership Challenge. Devote one hour per week for ten weeks to learning and discussing the ten key leadership principles introduced in the best-selling business book Leading from the Front, and ensure that each member of your team develops the skills necessary to become a better leader.

Strive for Five Book Club
Five women. Five weeks. If you are thinking about learning leadership in your spare time, Lead Star’s Strive for Five Book Club is for you. Each member of your club begins by reading Leading from the Front. Then over the next five weeks your group will engage in educational and thought-provoking dialogue guided by the use of our free downloadable materials.



Each month Lead Star hosts a Leadership Conversation teleseminar with a well-known author to hear their thoughts and perspectives on leadership.  Click on the links below to listen to some of our recent Conversations.

Sara Laschever:
A Conversation with Sara Laschever, co-author of several books including, “Women Don’t Ask” and “Ask for It!”.

Jeff DeGraff:
A Conversation with Jeff DeGraff, University of Michigan professor, co-author of several books including “Leading Innovation” and “Competing Values Leadership” and a renowned thought leader on the topic of innovation.

Thomas Kolditz:
A Conversation with Thomas Kolditz, an internationally recognized expert on crisis leadership and leadership in extreme contexts, and author of the book “In Extremis Leadership: Leading as if Your Life Depended on It.”

Barry Schwartz:
A Conversation with Barry Schwartz, Swarthmore professor and author of several books including “The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less.”

Dee Dee Myers:
A Conversation with Dee Dee Myers, author of “Why Women Should Rule the World.”

Gretchen Rubin:
A Conversation with Gretchen Rubin, best-selling author of “The Happiness Project” and “Happier at Home.”

Paul Tough:
A Conversation with Paul Tough, author of “How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character.”

Dan Pink:
A Conversation with Dan Pink
, author of four books about the changing world of work including the long-running New York Times bestseller, “A Whole New Mind”, and the #1 New York Times bestseller, “Drive”.

Betsy Myers:
A Conversation with Betsy Myers, author of “Take the Lead: Motivate, Inspire, and Bring Out the Best in Yourself and Everyone Around You.”

Tony Schwartz:
A Conversation with Tony Schwartz, best-selling author of “The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working” and founder of The Energy Project.

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