leader resource library

Please enjoy our curated resource list of articles, books, and personally written posts for every leadership level. Many of these have helped guide our leadership experiences and we wanted to pass those along to other aspiring leaders.

Leadership Lessons - Daneli Partners Blog

Daneli Partners has many years of experience in leadership and people development. In the Daneli Partners blog series, David, Lisa & Neil write about experiences that have moved them to grow as a leader as people.

Leadership Lessons Blog
Influences & Resources Library

With all the articles, books and resources out there, it is difficult to know which resources are worth digging deeper into. David, Lisa & Neil have personally vetted each of these resources.

Influences & Resources Library
Leader Spotlight Series

Through years of experience, Daneli Partners’ has been fortunate to work with incredible leaders. In the leader spotlight series, we are excited to share our Q&A with an amazing leader!

Leader Spotlight Series

Full Resource Library

What will they say when you retire?

Clarify YOUR Personal Truths

Ralph Dandrea Leader Spotlight

Personal Truths: Understanding What You Would Die For

Redefining What Success Looks Like

Meaningful, Lasting Change Will Inevitably Grow Your Business

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

The Boys of Winter

The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness

Fight Primal Instinct to Overcome Challenges at Work

Secret Sauce for the Best Company Culture

A Return to Love

Strengths Based Leadership from Gallup

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

StrengthsFinder 2.0 from Gallup

Igniting Leadership Trust helps Employees “Fall Forward”

What is Your Culture Telling You?

Founder Leadership – Living What Matters

Leadership: It’s about blocking and tackling

Grassroots Leadership – Invaluable in Any Circumstance

Bill Colombo Leader Spotlight

Always have a Plan B

What is this meeting about?


When to Jump

Start with Why – Video

Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

Business Model Generation

On Millennials

It’s Business, Not Personal

Surround Yourself With ‘Good’ People

Mission Possible

Your Brand Matters

Leading the High-Energy Culture

Falling Upward

Quiz: Are You an Accidental Diminisher?


“Same Kind of Different as Me”


The Pursuit of Happyness

“The Intern”

“The Blind Side”

“Slumdog Millionaire”

“Pay It Forward”

“McFarland, USA”


“Eddie The Eagle”

“August Rush”

“Akeelah and the Bee”


“Any Given Sunday – Inch by Inch”

“4 Tips for Writing an Effective Performance Review”

“What New Team Leaders Should Do First”

“8 Tips To Transition From Co-Worker To Manager”

“Purpose? Values? Innovation? What’s the Real Key to Company Culture Success?”

“The Trick to Creating Superstar Employees?”

“Embrace Your Setbacks – and Use Them to Your Advantage”

“What’s Your Most Productive Work Time?”

“The Basics of Managing as a Leader”

“10 Creative Ways to Show Employee Appreciation”

“Brené Brown Wants You To Wallow In Your Failure”

“How to Use Your Alumni Network for Business Success”

“7 Signs You’re Living Your Truth”

“6 Keys to Live Your Truth and Love Your Life”

“Are You Living Your Truth?”

“Think You Can Achieve Team Alignment without Aspirational Goals? Think Again!”

“Google Spent Years Studying Effective Teams”

“Aspiration: A Tool for Transformational Change”

“3 Core Principles Of Aspirational Leadership”

VisualDNA™ Who am I Quiz

“An Epic List of Team Building Games”

“Team Building Exercises Your Team Won’t Hate”

Test Your Emotional Intelligence

Warren Buffet Life Advice Will Change Your Future

Warren Buffet’s Biography

The Last Lecture 

Jimmy Valvano at the ESPY awards

2005 Stanford Commencement Speech

The Power of Introverts

The Difference Between Winning and Succeeding

How To Start A Movement – TED Talk

Work Rules!

The Speed of Trust

The Culture Code

The 4-Hour Work Week

Quiet Leadership

Leading at a Higher Level

Leadership Challenge

Leadership by Rudolph W. Giuliani

Great by Choice

Good to Great

Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence

Crossing the Chasm

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

Becoming the Boss

Presidential Courage

Younger Next Year

The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

Leaders Eat Last

The Millionaire Next Door

The Energy Bus

Everyday Leadership – TED Talk

The Power of Now

Start With Why

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

Quiet: The Power of Introverts

Golf is Not a Game of Perfect


Everyone Communicates Few Connect