Top 100 Leadership Blogs (Ranked)



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Below is a listing of the Top 100 Leadership and Influence Blogs. It’s a combination of rankings based on BlogRank, PostRank, and listings of additional lists compiled by others blogs. If you know of any other great leadership and influence blogs that we have missed, please let us know. We’re continually building our database and will revealing a more comprehensive list in the coming months.


We’ll start out first with 10 blogs that we read regularly based on their consistent frequency and content (we read and suggest plenty more but many are also suggested in lists further down the page so this list is mostly of those who may not be visible on the other lists):


Now we’ll move to 10 ranked by Postrank. Postrank basis it’s rankings off of engagement which is a solid factor since it considers how readers engage with a blog via comments, sharing on social sites, etc.

  1. http://michaelhyatt.com/
  2. http://blogs.hbr.org/topic-leadership.xml
  3. http://www.ronedmondson.com/
  4. http://www.leadchangegroup.com/
  5. http://thesalesblog.com/
  6. http://www.littlethingsmatter.com/
  7. http://www.leadershipnow.com/leadingblog/
  8. http://jonathanpearson.net/
  9. http://www.n2growth.com/blog/
  10. http://www.hrbartender.com/

Next up we’ll share 30 top blogs as compiled by Mike Myatt.
  • N2growth Blog: Let’s get the self-promotion out of the way, and hey, if you don’t think my blog belongs on the list, let me know in the comments below. You can also follow me on Twitter @mikemyatt - Alexa Rank: 27,509 Google Page Rank: 4 PostRank Leadership Score: 6 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 20 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • John Maxwell on Leadership: The name says it all…in fact, I almost view John and the topic of leadership as being synonymous. You won’t find more solid thinking on the topic of leadership anywhere (can you tell I’m a big fan?). You can follow John on Twitter @johncmaxwell. Alexa Rank: 341,182 Google Page Rank: 4 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 4 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Extreme Leadership: Steve Farber consistently lays out useful and lucid thoughts on what it takes to be an extreme leader. Steve is a a great guy and you can follow him on Twitter @stevefarberAlexa Rank: 1,240,575 Google Page Rank: 3 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 5 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Tom Peters Blog: Tom is the classic big thinker and is prone to the frequent politically incorrect rant, which is why I like him. Regardless of whether you agree of disagree with his opinions, you cannot challenge his candor or his passion. You can follow Tom on Twitter @tom_peters. Alexa Rank: 115,618 Google Page Rank: 6 PostRank Leadership Score: 26 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 16 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Leading With Purpose: Michael Hyatt’s leadership blog is an exceptional read by a great CEO. You can follow Michael on Twitter @MichaelHyattAlexa Rank: 63,303 Google Page Rank: 5 PostRank Leadership Score: 2 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 13 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Lead By Example: John Baldoni is a seasoned leadership pro and one of only a few leadership coaches that I endorse. You can follow John on Twitter @JohnBaldoni.  Alexa Rank: 2,947575 Google Page Rank: 2 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 9 TwitterGrader Score: 98.5
  • Daniel Pink: Thought Leader, TED Speaker and recovering lawyer, Daniel is one of a kind. You can follow him on Twitter @DanielPink. Alexa Rank: 129,999 Google Page Rank: 6 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 7 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Weekly Leader Blog: Peter Mello’s blog has a variety of contributors and is always a great read. You can follow Peter on Twitter @PeterMello. Alexa Rank: 2,799,154 Google Page Rank: 4 PostRank Leadership Score: 3 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 16 TwitterGrader Score: 99.3
  • Next Level Blog: Scott Eblin’s authors some of the smartest leadership insights on the web. You can follow Scott on Twitter @ScottEblin.  Alexa Rank: 1,123,13 Google Page Rank: 4 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 11 TwitterGrader Score: 96.3
  • Wally Bock’s Three Star Leadership Blog: Wally Bock’s blog is practical, insightful, and always personal. Wally is a pure straight-shooter who pulls no punches while also happening to be one of the best writers I know. You can follow Wally on Twitter @WallyBock. Alexa Rank: 251,748 Google Page Rank: 5 PostRank Leadership Score: 18 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 30 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • All Things Workplace: This blog offers opinions and general information on leadership and leadership development by Steve Roesler. Steve’s insights are thoughtful and always spot-on. You can follow Steve on Twitter @steveroesler. Alexa Rank: 523,731 Google Page Rank: 5 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 0 TwitterGrader Score: 99.3
  • Marshall Goldsmith Blog: Marshall Goldsmith is a class act, a competitor of mine (one of only two or three CEO coaches that I would recommend), and a deep thinker on the topic of leadership. You can follow Marshall on Twitter @coachgoldsmith. Alexa Rank: 5,678 (HBR) Google Page Rank: 6 (HBR) PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 0 TwitterGrader Score: 99.3
  • Seth Godin’s Blog: The best-selling author, entrepreneur and “agent of change” gives you personal insights on the leadership landscape. I find myself only agreeing with Seth about 50% of the time, but he makes me think 100% of the time. You can follow Seth on Twitter @ThisIsSethsBlog Alexa Rank: 4,876 Google Page Rank: 7 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 35 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • The Management Experts:If you’re looking for a positive spin on leadership then look no further than Phil Gerbyshak. TME is Phil’s latest blogging adventure and is a multi-author take on leadership and management that is simple, to the point and always positive. You can follow Phil on Twitter @philgerb. Alexa Rank: 2,731,651 Google Page Rank: 0 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 13 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Leading Blog:  Michael McKinney authors the Leading Blog which takes a comprehensive look at all things leadership. I tend to agree with most of Michael’s positions (except when he left my book off his list) and find his business logic to be solidly grounded. You can follow Michael on Twitter @LeadershipNow. Alexa Rank: 115,581 Google Page Rank: 5 PostRank Leadership Score: 18 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 13 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Great Leadership: Dan McCarthy’s blog is a great source of leadership information and a consistently good read. You can follow Dan on Twitter @GreatLeadership Alexa Rank: 333,659 Google Page Rank: 5 PostRank Leadership Score: 9 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 10 TwitterGrader Score: 99.3
  • Robin Sharma’s Leadership Blog: Robin’s take on leadership is always both interesting and informative. You can follow Robin on Twitter @_robin_sharma. Alexa Rank: 138,904 Google Page Rank: 5 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 2 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Lead Change Group. The Lead Change Group was founded by Mike Henry Sr., who is one of the true nice guys in the business. You can follow Mike on Twitter @mikehenrysr.  Alexa Rank: 200,949 Google Page Rank: 3 PostRank Leadership Score: 16 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 28 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Ramblings From a Glass Half Full: Terry Starbucker’s blog represents some of the more contemporary thinking on leadership. You can follow Terry on Twitter @starbucker.  Alexa Rank: 259,822 Google Page Rank: 4 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 9 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Management Excellence: Art Petty’s blog provides consistently solid leadership wisdom. You can follow  art on Twitter @artpetty.  Alexa Rank: 746494 Google Page Rank: 4 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 15 TwitterGrader Score: 99.3
  • Daniel Decker: Dan’s blog is always reliable and grounded. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DanielDecker. Alexa Rank: 1,623,187 Google Page Rank: 2 PostRank Leadership Score: 24 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 13 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Leader Talk: Mountain State University’s leadership blog is hosted by Becky Robinson. You can follow Becky on Twitter @LeaderTalk. Alexa Rank: 297,226 Google Page Rank: 3 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 14 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Orrin Woodward: Orrin is smart, creative and insightful – I only wish he’d publish more frequently updated content. You can follow Orrin on Twitter @orrin_woodward. Alexa Rank: 47,694 Google Page Rank: 4 PostRank Leadership Score: 50 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 1 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Tanveer Naseer: Tanveer is bright and a deep thinker. You can follow Tanveer on Twitter @tanveernaseer. Alexa Rank: 1,163,245 Google Page Rank: 3 PostRank Leadership Score: 18 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 15 TwitterGrader Score: 98
  • Big Is the New Small: Scott Williams is a breath of fresh air in the leadership space and well worth reading. You can follow Scott on Twitter @scottwilliamsAlexa Rank: 293,337 Google Page Rank: 3 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 22 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Scott Gould: Scott is one of my favorite young leadership bloggers. Scott goes deep with every post and is a must follow on Twitter @scottgould. Alexa Rank: 446,936 Google Page Rank: 3 PostRank Leadership Score: 7 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 27 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Leadership Solutions: The Leadership Solutions blog is written by Mary Jo Asmus. You can follow Mary Jo on Twitter @mjasmus. Alexa Rank: 1,814,538 Google Page Rank: 4 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 14 TwitterGrader Score: 98.0
  • Ron Edmondson: Ron is smart, authentic, approachable and he posts as frequently if not more than most in the leadership space. You can follow Ron on Twitter @ronedmondson. Alexa Rank: 644,746 Google Page Rank: 3 PostRank Leadership Score: 5 Number of Posts in last 30 days: 40 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Leadership Freak: Dan Rockwell’s blog is a must read. While we don’t always see eye-to-eye on things, I hold Dan’s work in high regard. You can follow Dan on Twitter @LeadershipFreak. Alexa Rank: 1,051,958 Google Page Rank: 3 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 27 TwitterGrader Score: 100
  • Serve to Lead: If you’re into servant leadership then you should be reading James Strock. You can follow James on Twitter @jamesstrockAlexa Rank: 7,050773 Google Page Rank: 1 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 13 TwitterGrader Score: 96.3
  • Random Acts of Leadership: Random Acts of Leadership is Susan Mazza’s contemplative and thoughtful leadership Blog. You can follow Susan on Twitter @SusanMazzaAlexa Rank: 2,096,995 Google Page Rank: 3 PostRank Leadership Score: N/A Number of Posts in last 30 days: 3 TwitterGrader Score: 100

Now we have the Blogrank ranking for the remaining 50 blogs.

Leadership  Blogs: The ultimate rank

# Blog Title RSS RSS Site Score Badge
1st How to Change the World 164,351 n/a n/a 684,346 7 rss 100 100
2nd Seths Blog 453,561 n/a n/a 625,473 7 rss 99.91 100
3rd Education Week: Leadership And Management n/a 15,683 35,234 219,720 7 rss 98.26 100
4th Church Relevance 5,562 168,277 322,697 5,866 5 rss 97.53 100
5th Great Leadership 3,253 318,736 319,711 76,799 5 rss 97.28 100
6th The Bing Blog n/a n/a 54 16,148 6 rss 97.23 100
7th The Long Tail n/a n/a n/a 156,399 5 rss 97.12 100
8th Grant McCracken n/a 706,641 560,279 145,100 6 rss 95.99 100
9th Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog n/a n/a 94,701 26,898 3 rss 95.92 100
10th The Practice of Leadership 84 267,602 404,432 26,684 5 rss 95.9 100
11th The Trump Blog 84 n/a n/a 9,211 5 rss 95.86 100
12th All Things Workplace n/a 464,265 501,520 74,978 5 rss 95.85 100
13th Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog @ LeadershipNow n/a n/a n/a 39,935 5 rss 95.74 100
14th Slow Leadership 84 n/a n/a 10,764 5 rss 95.71 100
15th Management Craft 84 n/a n/a 37,251 4 rss 95.7 100
16th Krishna Des BizGrowth News n/a n/a n/a 26,596 5 rss 95.63 100
17th Learn to Duck 70 107,675 242,470 32,507 5 rss 95.57 100
18th Lip-Sticking n/a 309,347 504,228 38,431 5 rss 95.56 100
19th Three Star Leadership Blog n/a n/a n/a 45,910 5 rss 95.45 100
20th Creating Revenue and Retention 70 n/a n/a 13,563 5 rss 95.19 100
21st Sanders Says n/a n/a n/a 17,667 5 rss 95.03 100
22nd Orrin Woodward Leadership Team n/a n/a n/a 3,384 3 rss 94.97 100
23rd LSS Academy 12,147 681,915 410,476 18,178 4 rss 94.65 100
24th Linked 2 Leadership 190 2,360,637 482,914 15,600 4 rss 94.6 100
25th Talking Story with Say Leadership Coaching 84 n/a n/a 10,471 4 rss 94.58 100
26th Secret Women’s Business Network n/a n/a n/a 3,491 3 rss 94.29 100
27th N2growth Blog n/a 629,190 164,202 19,876 4 rss 94.05 100
28th Persuasive.net 70 464,350 268,392 2,551 2 rss 94.03 100
29th N2 Growth n/a n/a n/a 14,325 4 rss 93.95 100
30th Lead Change Group 375 n/a n/a 4,017 4 rss 93.8 100
31st Ed Batista: Executive Coaching & Change Management 1,026 1,392,821 1,288,211 20,090 5 rss 93.69 100
32nd ManagingCommunities.com n/a 835,507 450,973 95,650 5 rss 93.69 100
33rd Leadership for Lawyers n/a n/a n/a 5,003 4 rss 93.49 100
34th Notes from the World of Anger Management n/a n/a n/a 394 4 rss 93.46 100
35th CO2 Partners – Just Ask Leadership n/a n/a n/a 844 4 rss 93.16 100
36th Bloggertone Talking about business n/a 225,976 164,981 1,414 4 rss 93.09 100
37th Tanveer Naseer’s blog 84 n/a n/a 7,825 3 rss 92.89 100
38th Ron Edmondson 2,726 179,353 514,084 14,326 4 rss 92.88 100
39th Medical Transcription Blog 3,401 429,547 346,276 2,329 4 rss 92.76 100
40th studentlinc 84 n/a n/a 220 3 rss 92.75 100
41st S.O. Getting Rich n/a n/a n/a 146 3 rss 92.62 100
42nd EcSELL Institute Sales Leadership Blog n/a n/a n/a 167 3 rss 92.57 100
43rd The Complete Innovator n/a 484,652 2,811,489 647 4 rss 92.46 100
44th Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog 690 n/a n/a 196 4 rss 92.31 100
45th Mavericks at Work Blog n/a 3,899,631 2,448,872 7,416 5 rss 92.3 100
46th Directionally Correct n/a n/a n/a 272 2 rss 92.23 100
47th Free Stuff n/a n/a n/a 585 4 rss 92.22 100
48th Management/ Leadership n/a n/a n/a 42 3 rss 92.17 100
49th Elite Resumes 70 n/a n/a 111 3 rss 92.08 100
50th Rocket Finance 180 1,589,465 2,271,320 5,057 3 rss 92.06 100