50 Top Leaders in Leadership Blogging

50 Top Leaders in Leadership Blogging

Rankings as of: November 6, 2015

Have you ever wondered who are the top leaders from around the world focusing specifically on the area of Leadership? I have, and that’s why I started compiling the below list of top leaders, because I want to know who they are.

Leadership: Top Leaders

This list of the world’s 50 Top Leaders in Leadership Blogging is to remain an unfinished list. It will be updated no less than annually, but likely every quarter.

Names of top leaders will be added and names will be removed.

I am looking for influential people to follow and introduce my readers to, so if you know of some top leaders who focus primarily on leadership and should be recommended for addition to this list, tell me the following (in the “comments” section below):

  • What is his/her name?
  • What is the URL to his/her blog?
  • What is the main concentration of his/her expertise?

An effective leader is someone who casts a great vision and knows how to get others excited about it.

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Rankings as of:

November 6, 2015

#NameBlog TitleTwitterAlexa
#NameBlog TitleTwitterAlexa
1Alison GreenAsk A Manager@AskAManager16,870
2Michael HyattHelping Leaders Leverage Influence@MichaelHyatt23,624
3Tony RobbinsAnthony Robbins@tonyrobbins24,438
4Brian TracyBrian Tracy International@BrianTracy38,652
5Robin SharmaRobin Sharma@RobinSharma58,282
6John MaxwellJohn Maxwell on Leadership@JohnCMaxwell88,536
7Skip PrichardLeadership Insights@SkipPrichard146,174
8Michael McKinneyLeadership Now@LeadershipNow149,084
9Donald LatumahinaLife Optimizer@LifeOptimizer152,138
10Dan RockwellLeadership Freak@LeadershipFreak157,589
11Alexander KjerulfChief Happiness Officer@AlexKjerulf232,936
12Daniel PinkDaniel H. Pink@DanielPink236,229
13Ron EdmondsonThoughts on Leadership, Church and Culture@RonEdmondson239,130
14Gordon TredgoldThe Leaders' Leader@GordonTredgold258,464
15John HunterManagement Improvement Blog@curiouscat_com261,745
16Lolly DaskalLead From Within@LollyDaskal289,679
17Paul SohnEmpowering Christian Leaders Rise to the Top@PaulJSohn294,051
18Dan Miller48 Days@48DaysTeam359,351
19Bob BurgBob Burg@BobBurg366,616
20Charles SpechtLeadership Works@CharlesSpecht386,553
21Dan McCarthyGreat Leadership@greatleadership391,595
22Brian DoddHelping Leaders Find Solutions@BrianKDodd397,396
23Becky RobinsonLead Change Group@beckyrbnsn436,597
24Tom PetersTom Peters@Tom_Peters447,327
25John GordonDeveloping Positive Leaders, Organizations & Teams@JonGordon11448,758
26Torben RickChallenge the Way Things Are Done@TorbenRick450,482
27Michael RogersTeamwork and Leadership@secondgleader510,648
28Kimanzi ConstableTales of Work@KimanziC557,138
29Tanveer NaseerTanveer Naseer@TanveerNaseer576,076
30Rory VadenSelf-Discipline...Simplified@Rory_Vaden588,895
31Joseph LalondeEmpowering Young Leaders@JosephLalonde589,601
32Kevin EikenberryLeadership & Learning@KevinEikenberry591,474
33Jonathan MilliganJonathan Milligan@JonMilligan626,176
34Todd SmithLittle Things Matter@ToddSmith627,715
35Mitch MitchellT.T. Mitchell Consulting, Inc.@Mitch_M630,280
36Mark SanbornDeveloping Leaders in Business and in Life@Mark_Sanborn635,428
37Art PettyArt Petty Group@LeadershipCafn667,248
38Karin HurtLet's Grow Leaders@LetsGrowLeaders685,798
39Rajesh SettyBringing Ideas to Life, with Love@RajSetty692,399
40Martin WebsterLeadership Thoughts@TristanWember707,607
41Jesse Lyn StonerCollaborative Leadership@JesseLynStoner712,716
42Bob SuttonWork Matters@work_matters749,094
43Suzi McAlpineThe Leader's Digest@suzimcalpine777,506
44Ken BlanchardBlanchard LeaderChat@LeaderChat938,626
45George AmblerLeading in Turbulent Times@GeorgeAmbler955,096
46Mike MyattN2Growth@MikeMyatt964,666
47Dave TaylorIntuitive Systems@DaveTaylor1,133,553
48Michael NicholsGrow on Purpose@MichaelENichols1,158,261
49Chris LoCurtoLeadership & Small Business@ChrisLoCurto1,218,477
50Mark MillerGreat Leaders Serve@LeadersServe1,234,893

Notable Leaders, though not in the Top 50: Scott EblinWally BockTerry Starbucker, Dan Black, Tim Parsons, Chris EdmondsDan Roam, David Zinger, Mike King, Bret Simmons, Scott Williams, Tim Sanders, Susan Mazza, Mary Jo Asmus, Tom Foster, Steve Farber, Nathan MagnusonJim Estill, Orrin Woodward, Chris BradyCheryl Bachelder, Henna Inam, Jeremie Kubicek, Doug Conant, Randy Conley, Richard Fagerlin, Orrin Woodward, Tom Shulte, Steve Roesler, Brad Lomenick, Andy Stanley, and Bonnie Marcus.

Theory Behind the Ranking System

The list of top leaders is ranked in order according to their Alexa rank. Alexa’s traffic rankings are based on the usage patterns of Alexa Toolbar users and data collected from other, diverse sources over a rolling 3-month period. A site’s ranking is based on a combined measure of reach and pageviews. Reach is determined by the number of unique Alexa users who visit a site on a given day. Pageviews are the total number of Alexa user URL requests for a site. However, multiple requests for the same URL on the same day by the same user are counted as a single pageview. The sites with the highest combination of users and pageviews are ranked #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, etc. (i.e. GoogleFacebook, YouTube, BaiduYahoo, Amazon, Wikipedia, Qq, Twitter, etc.)