Global leadership summit

The Global Leadership Summit is your opportunity to access a wealth of leadership insight from a world-class faculty ready to equip and inspire you. No matter where you are, you have influence. The Summit is a two-day infusion of fresh ideas, actionable concepts, leadership principles, and heartfelt inspiration.

Faculty Resources from GLS 21

Each book below is available to purchase on Amazon. Juliet Funt's book, A Minute to Think is available directly from the GLN for a special price. The link is below.

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  • Winning the war in your mind - craig groeschel

    With his signature engaging style and straightforward wisdom, Craig Groeschel - New York Times bestselling author, pastor, and counselor - delivers a powerful guide to breaking free of destructive thought patterns and renewing our minds for a bright and purposeful future.

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  • A minute to think - Juliet Funt

    Meet the powerful guide that will help you regain control in your overloaded, caffeinated, inbox-worshiping workday. An efficiency expert explains how to liberate your talent, reduce waste, and help teams do more meaningful work by incorporating strategic pauses—what she calls "white space”.

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  • how to have your life not suck - bianca juarez olthoff

    With her signature wit, engaging stories, and brilliant insights from a counselor friend, Bianca gives spot-on advice for adulting, career, relationships, and faith. Following the biblical story of Ruth and Naomi, Bianca's humorous and honest anecdotes will empower you to create a successful life and discover all you can be.

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  • talking to strangers - malcolm gladwell

    Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers—and why they often go wrong. A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free Press

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  • Rebel Talent - Francesca Gino

    Do you want to follow a script — or write your own story?

    Award-winning Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino shows us why the most successful among us break the rules, and how rebellion brings joy and meaning into our lives.

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  • believe it - jamie kern lima

    In Believe IT, Jamie Kern Lima, founder of IT Cosmetics, shares the wild but true story of how a once struggling waitress turned her against-the-grain idea into an international bestselling sensation, eventually selling the company for over a billion dollars and becoming the first female CEO of a brand in L’Oréal’s 100+ year history. 

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  • friend of sinners - rich wilkerson jr.

    The Bible calls Jesus a friend of sinners. What does that mean? In Friend of Sinners, Rich Wilkerson Jr. shows readers the profound implications of the reality that Jesus calls us “friends, not because of who we are or what we have done, but because of who he is. 

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  • hello fears - michelle poler

    For readers of empowering non-fiction such as DARING GREATLY and GIRL, WASH YOUR FACE, "Hello, Fears" is a growth mindset personal development book for those who are not only ready to achieve, but brave enough to push out of their comfort zone.

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  • flamin' hot - robert montanez

    In Flamin' Hot, Richard distills what he learned over a wildly successful career about finding hidden chances to advance in dead-end jobs, offering practical steps anyone can use to advocate for themselves and get ahead. The secret, he found, is to act like an owner--even if you're an entry-level employee.

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  • in pursuit of love - rebecca bender

    Through her own gripping story of escape from human trafficking, Rebecca Bender reveals the inner workings of the underground world of modern-day slavery and helps us learn how we can be a catalyst for change where we live.

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  • smarter, faster, better - charles duhigg

    From the author of The Power of Habit comes a fascinating book that explores the science of productivity, and why managing how you think is more important than what you think—with an appendix of real-world lessons to apply to your life.

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  • happiness Is... - A.R. Bernard

    Happiness Is... teaches you not to worry about things you can't control and instead inspires you to use the talents that God has already given you to lead a purposeful, principled life. Are you ready to celebrate your life today? God's love for you is infinite. Accept it joyfully...and be happy now.

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  • go together - shola richards

    The illusion that we are separate from each other, more different than similar, is eroding our ability to work, live, and lead effectively. What if we all focused on the powerful idea of ubuntu instead? 

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  • Making work work - shola richards

    Making Work Work focuses on inspiring current and future leaders to start a movement that will banish on-the-job bullying, put meaning back into work, and enhance coworkers’ happiness and engagement.

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  • risk - general stanley mc chrystal

    Risk offers a new system by which we can detect and respond to risk. Instead of defining risk as a force to predict, McChrystal and coauthor Anna Butrico show that there are in fact ten dimensions of control we can adjust at any given time. 

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  • the "girl" entrepreneurs - ibukun awosika

    'My intent is to document the experiences of African business women in terms of their background, their start-up stage, their growth pattern, their challenges, the impact of choices of spouse on their business, their work-life balance, and their future plans. My vision is to create a document to inspire other women as well as celebrate the women.

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  • business his way - ibukun awosika

    Yes, you can build and run a successful business without losing your soul at the end of the day! This is what Ibukun sets out to prove in this book,

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  • called out - paula faris

    Written with passion and conviction, this book reflects on what it truly means to be called, how to move past the fear holding you back, and how to walk in God’s path for you.

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