Recommended Reading


Being Global: How to Think, Act and Lead in a Transformed World by Angel Cabrera and Gregory Unruh

Better Under Pressure: How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Themselves and Others by Justin Menkes

Decide & Deliver: 5 Steps to Breakthrough Performance in Your Organization by Marcia W. Blenko, Michael C. Mankins and Paul Rogers

Energy Leadership: Transforming Your Workplace and Your Life from the Core by Bruce D. Schneider

Enlightened Leadership: Getting To The Heart Of Change by Ed Oakley

Lead by Greatness: How Character Can Power Your Success by David Lapin

Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute

The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How you Lead by Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D.

The Trustworthy Leader: Leveraging the Power of Trust to Transform Your Organization by Amy Lyman

TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments by Douglas R. Conant and Mette Norgaard

When Goliaths Clash: Managing Executive Conflict to Build a More Dynamic Organization by Howard M. Guttman

Managing People, Time, Locations and Business in the Future

Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work: Build a Culture of Employee Engagement with the Principles of RESPECT by Paul L. Marciano

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink

More Time to Think: A Way of Being in the World by Nancy Kline

Rebuilding Trust in the Workplace: Seven Steps to Renew Confidence, Commitment and Energy by Drs. Dennis and Michelle Reina

Reputation Rules: Strategies for Building Your Company’s Most Valuable Asset by Daniel Diermeier, Ph.D.

Sleeping with Your Smartphone: How to Break the 24/7 Habit and Manage the Way You Work by Leslie Perlow

Switch: How To Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business by Patrick Lencioni

The Living Organization: Transforming Business to Create Extraordinary Results by Norman Wolfe

The Mobile Wave: How Mobile Intelligence Will Change Everything by Michael Saylor

The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working: The Four Forgotten Needs That Energize Great Performance by Tony Schwartz, Jean Gomes and Catherine McCarthy

What Happy Companies Know: How The New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Company for the Better by Cathy L. Greenberg, Ph.D.

Living an Empowered and Purposeful Life

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose by Eckhart Tolle

Ask and You Will Succeed: 1001 Extraordinary Questions to Create Life-Changing Results by Kenneth D. Foster

Mindfulness by Ellen J. Langer

Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh

Quantum Success by Sandra Anne Taylor

Recreate your Life. Transforming Yourself and Your World with the Decision Maker Process by Morty Lefkoe

Shift Your Mind – Shift the World by Steve Chandler

The Dream Giver by Bruce Wilkinson with David and Heather Kopp

The Element. How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Ken Robinson, Ph.D. with Lou Aronica

The Path of Least Resistance: Learning to Become the Creative Force in Your Own Life by Robert Fritz

The Vortex: Where the Law of Attraction Assembles All Cooperative Relationships by Esther and Jerry Hicks

This Year I Will by MJ Ryan

True Purpose: 12 Strategies For Discovering the Difference You Are Meant to Make by Tim Kelley

Especially for Women

How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life by Joanna Barsh, Susie Cranston and Geoffrey Lewis

How Women Mean Business: A Step by Step Guide to Profiting From Gender Balanced Business by Avivah Wittenberg-Cox

Pushback: How Smart Women Ask – and Stand Up – for What They Want by Selena Rezvani and Lois Frankel

Unstoppable Women by Cynthia Kersey

The Emerging Science of What Drives Us

Leadership and the Sexes: Understanding Gender Science to Create Success in Business by Michael Gurian with Barbara Annis

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles by Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D.

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph From the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge, MD.

The Motivated Mind by Dr. Raj Persaud

The Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink

Classics – Books that Everyone Can Benefit From

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan and Al Switzler

Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher and William Ury

How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

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