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Marianne Power
(2019)
Fail-Safe Leadership: Straight Talk About Correcting The Leadership Challenges In Your Organization
Trusted Advisors Network LLC
(2019)
Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think and Do
Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD
(2019)
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
David Epstein
(2019)
Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know
Malcolm Gladwell
(2019)
Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts
Annie Duke
(2019)
Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
Kim Scott
(2019)
Growing Influence: A story of How to Lead with Character, Expertise, and Impact
Ron Price and Stacey Ennis
(2018)
Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
David Goggins
(2018)
Sapiens, a Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari
(2018)
Healthcare EQ: A Clinician’s Guide
Robert Driver, MD and Dr. Izzy Justice
(2018)
The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
Scott Galloway
(2017)
The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
Kevin Kelly
(2017)
The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others
Tali Sharot
(2017)
The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
Chip Heath and Dan Heath
(2017)
Careful: A User’s Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds
Steve Casner
(2017)
Mindfulness (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)
Daniel Goleman, Ellen Langer, Susan David, and Christina Congleton
(2017)
Resilience (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)
Daniel Goleman, Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld, and Shawn Achor
(2017)
Happiness (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)
Daniel Gilbert, Annie McKee, Gretchen Spreitzer, and Teresa Amabile
(2017)
Empathy (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)
Daniel Goleman, Annie McKee, and Adam Waytz
(2017)
Neuroscience for Leaders: A Brain-Adaptive Leadersip Approach,
Nikolaos Dimitriadis and Alexandros Psychogios
(2016)
When to Rob a Bank…..And 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants
teven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
(2016)
The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever
Michael Bungay Stanier
(2016)
Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust & Get Extraordinary Results
Judith E. Glaser
(2016)
The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman
(2016)
New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace
Susan Packard
(2016)
The Outward Mindset: Seeing Beyond Ourselves
The Arbinger Institute
(2016)
Mind Hacking: How to Change Your Mind for Good in 21 Days
Sir John Hargrave
(2016)
Unbeatable Mind: Forge Resiliency and Mental Toughness to Succeed at an Elite Level
Mark Divine
(2015)
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
(2015)
The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain
John Kounios and Mark Beeman
(2015)
Ask: The Counterintuitive Online Formula to Discover Exactly What Your Customers Want to Buy…Create a Mass of Raving Fans….and Take Any Business to the Next Level
Ryan Levesque
(2015)
Seeing What Others Don’t: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights
Gary Klein
(2015)
Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family
Bob Chapman and Raj Sisodia
(2015)
The Anatomy of Peace
The Arbinger Group
(2015)
Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t
Simon Sinek
(2014)
Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success
Sylvia Ann Hewlett
(2014)
The Obstacle Is The Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
Ryan Holiday
(2014)
Give and Take
Adam Grant
(2014)
Roll Up Your Sleeves & Get To Work
Rick Kolster with Tracy Lunquist
(2014)
Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain
Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
(2014)
Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter
Liz Wiseman with Greg McKeown
(2014)
Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street
John Brooks
(2014)
Coach Yourself to Success
Talane Miedaner
(2014)
Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders
L. David Marquet
(2013)
The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry
Sue Annis Hammond
(2013)
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman
(2013)
Profit from the Positive: Proven Leadership Strategies to Boost Productivity and Transform Your Busines, with a foreword by Tom Rath
Margaret Greenberg and Senia Maymin
(2013)
Freedom to Live: The Robert Hartman Story
Robert Hartman
(2013)
Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work
Dan & Chip Heath
(2013)
Power vs. Force, The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior
David R. Hawkins, M.D. Ph.D.
(2013)
Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You
John Warrillow
(2012)
The Myth of the Garage
Chip Heath and Dan Heath
(2012)
Wealth Warrior: The Personal Prosperity Revolution
Steve Chandler
(2012)
The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business
Peter Lencioni
(2012)
Challenging Coaching: Going Beyond Traditional Coaching to Face the Facts
John Blakey & Ian Day
(2012)
Pendulum: How Past Generations Shape Our Present and Predict Our Future
Roy H. Williams and Michael R. Drew
(2012)
Challenging Coaching: Going Beyond Traditional Coaching to Face the Facts
John Blakey & Ian Day
(2012)
The Value of Core Values: Five Keys to Success through Values-Centered Leadership
Lisa Huetteman
(2012)
Bumper Sticker Leadership: One-Liner Wisdom on Life and Business
Randy Lisk
(2012)
The Fifth Agreement: A Practical Guide to Self-Mastery
Don Miguel Ruiz and Don Jose Ruiz
(2011)
The Experience Economy
B. Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore
(2011)
Stop Workplace Drama
Marlene Chism
(2011)
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
Kathryn Schulz
(2011)
Apples to Apples-How to Stand Out from Your Competition
Dan Paulson
(2011)
Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization
Dave Logan, John King and Halee Fischer-Wright
(2011)
The Inner Game of Selling – Mastering the Hidden Forces that Determine Your Success
Ron Willingham
(2011)
Standing in the Fire: Leading High-Heat Meetings with Clarity, Calm, and Courage
Larry Dressler
(2010)
The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow
John Zenger and Kathleen Stinnett
(2010)
Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best….and Learn from the Rest
Robert I. Sutton
(2010)
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
Dan Ariely
(2010)
The Big Leap
Gay Hendricks
(2010)
The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology
Shawn Achor
(2010)
The Lords of Strategy, The Secret Intellectual History of the New Corporate World
Walter Kiechel III
(2010)
Outstanding! 47 Ways to Make Your Organization Exceptional
John G. Miller
(2010)
Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard
Chip & Dan Heath
(2010)
Vested Outsourcing: Five Rules That Will Transform Outsourcing
Kate Vitasek et al.
(2010)
Playing Bigger Than You Are
William T. & William P.G. Brooks
(2010)
Super Freakonomics
Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner
(2010)
How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In
Jim Collins
(2009)
The Power of Who: You Already Know Everyone You Need to Know
Bob Beaudine
(2009)
On Becoming A Leader: The Leadership Classic
Warren Bennis
(2009)
The Think Big Manifesto
Michael Port
(2009)
Coaching for Performance: Growing Human Potential and Purpose
John Whitmore
(2009)
What’s Your Genius?
Jay Niblick
(2009)
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
Simon Sinek
(2009)
How We Decide
Jonah Lehrer
(2009)
Geeks, Geezers and Googlization
Ira S. Wolfe
(2009)
What the Dog Saw
Malcolm Gladwell
(2009)
The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch & Jeffrey Zaslow
(2008)
Teaching Smart People How to Learn
Chris Argyris
(2008)
Mastering the Rockefeller Habits: Increase the Value of Your Growing Firm
Verne Harnish
(2008)
The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter, & Miracles
Bruce H. Lipton
(2008)
Billion Dollar Lessons
Paul Carroll & Chunka Mui
(2008)
Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
Seth Godin
(2008)
Outliers: The Story of Success
Malcom Gladwell
(2008)
The Contrarian Effect
Michael Port & Elizabeth Marshall
(2008)
Turning Potential into Action
Ryan Scholz
(2008)
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
(2007)
Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work
Paul Babiak and Robert D. Hare
(2007)
TRUE NORTH: Discover Your Authentic Leadership
Bill George with Peter Sims
(2007)
Made to Stick, Why Some Ideas Survive And Others Die
Chip & Dan Heath
(2007)
The 7 Triggers to Yes: The New Science Behind Influencing People’s Decisions
Russell H. Granger
(2007)
The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
Michael A. Singer
(2007)
The Power of Story
Jim Loehr
(2007)
Motivating the “What’s In It For Me” Workforce
Cam Marston
(2007)
The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workforce and Surviving One That Isn’t
Robert I. Sutton, PhD
(2007)
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
Carol S. Dweck
(2007)
Strategic Hiring, Tomorrow’s Benefits Today
Stephen Blakesley
(2006)
I Quit, But Forgot To Tell You: Attacking the Spreading Virus of Disengagement
Terri Kabachnick
(2006)
The Allure of Toxic Leaders: Why We Follow Destructive Bosses and Corrupt Politicians–and How We Can Survive Them
Jean Lipman-Blumen
(2006)
Trust and Betrayal in the Workplace
Dennis Reina & Michelle Reina
(2006)
Influence, the Psychology of Persuasion
Robert B. Cialdini PhD
(2006)
Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
Daniel Goleman
(2005)
Leading with Questions: How Leaders Find The Right Solutions By Knowing What To Ask
Michael J. Marquardt
(2005)
Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable…About Solving the most painful Problems in Business
Patrick Lencioni
(2004)
The Total Money Makeover
Dave Ramsey
(2003)
Hope is Not a Strategy, The 6 Keys to Winning the Complex Sale
Rick Page
(2003)
Leadership and Self Deception
The Arbinger Institute
(2002)
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
Patrick Lencioni
(2002)
Execution The Discipline of Getting Things Done
Larry Bossidy & Ram Charan
(2002)
How the Way We Talk Can Change The Way We Work
Robert Kegan & Lisa Lahey
(2001)
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
David Allen
(2001)
The Art of Possibility
Rosamund & Benjamin Zander
(2000)
The Springboard: How Storytelling Ignites Action in Knowledge Era Organizations
Stephen Denning
(2000)
Fish: A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results
Stephen C. Lundin, Harry Paul, and John Christensen
(2000)
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz
(1997)
Only the Paranoid Survive: How to Exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company
Andrew S. Grove
(1996)
First Things First
Stephen R. Covey
(1996)
E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It
Michael E. Gerber
(1995)
What Really Matters, Searching for Wisdom in America
Tony Schwartz
(1995)
Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes
Alfie Kohn
(1993)
Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill
Napoleon Hill
(1937)
As a Man Thinketh
James Allen
(1903)