Books

Career

  • “I Could Do Anything if I Only Knew What it Was” by Barbara Sher with Barbara Smith
  • “Start with Why” by Simon Sinek
  • “The Bridge to Your Brand” by S. Renee
  • “The Designing Your Life Workbook” by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans
  • “What Color is Your Parachute? 2018” by Richard N. Bolles

Leadership

  • “Competing Values Leadership (2nd)” by Kim Cameron, Robert E. Quinn, Jeff DeGraff, and Anjan Thakor
  • “Courage Goes to Work” by Bill Treasurer
  • “It’s the Manager” by Jim Clifton and Jim Harter
  • “Lead from Any Seat” by Andrei Anca
  • “Never Split the Difference: Negotiate as if Your Life Depended on it” by Chris Voss
  • “The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace” by Gary Chapman and Paul White
  • “The 27 Challenges Managers Face” by Bruce Tulgan
  • “The Dichotomy of Leadership” by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
  • “The Five Temptations of a CEO” by Patrick Lencioni
  • “The Leadership Workout” by Brenda Van Camp-Elmes
  • “The New Art of Negotiating” by Gerard I. Nierenberg and Henry H. Calero
  • “The Way to Coach” by Andrew Neitlich

Self-Improvement

  • “Atomic Habits” by
  • “Self-Esteem for Dummies” by S. Renee Smith and Vivan Harte
  • “The One Thing” by Gary Keller with Jay Papasan
  • “The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg

Teams

  • “Conversations Worth Having” by Jackie Stavros and Cheri Torres
  • “Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture” by Kim S. Cameron and Robert E. Quinn
  • “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni
  • “The Truth About Employee Engagement” by Patrick Lencioni

Women

  • “How Women Rise” by Sally Helgesen
  • “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg
  • “Know Your Value” by Mika Brzezinski
  • “On Being Fearless” by Arianna Huffington

Tools

  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (Maslow, 1943)
  • The Action Research Model/Theory (Collier, 1945; French, 1969; Schein, 1980)
  • Lewin Three-Step Model (Lewin, 1945; Lewin)
  • Extension of Lewin’s Change Model (Schien, 1980)
  • Gestalt Institute Paradoxical Theory of Change (Arnold Beisser, M.D. 1970)
  • Business Process Improvement (H. James Harrington, 1991)
  • William Edwards Deming (October 14, 1900 – December 20, 1993)
  • Total Quality Management, (John S. Oakland 1989)
  • Strategic Eight-Step Model (Kotter, 1996)
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (Richard Bandler and John Grinder 1971)
  • Prosci ADKAR Model (Hiatt 1996)
  • Twelve-Step Model (Mento, Jones and Dirmdofer 2002)
  • Mental Models: The best way to make intelligent decisions, Charlie Munger
  • Five Dysfunctions of a Team (Patrick Lencioni 2005)
  • 3P approach to Governance – Principles, Process, Performance (Shane & Lafferty 2017)
  • Leadership Driven Method To Performance Measurement (Shane & Lafferty 2018)