Reading Recommendations

Work That Works 

by Geil Browning

Use cognitive diversity to your advantage and transform your organization. Work That Works is a guide to building better teams and an exceedingly positive workplace culture.
Emergenetics (R)
by Geil Browning, PhD
Who you are today is a result of certain characteristics that have emerged from your life experiences, plus the genetics with which you were born. This interplay between nature and nurture is the foundation of Emergenetics®, a brain-based …
Brain Rules
by John Medina
In Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina, a molecular biologist, shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work. In each chapter, he describes a brain rule—what scientists know for …
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
by Patrick M. Lencioni
In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary
The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive
by Patrick M. Lencioni
In this stunning follow-up to his best-selling book, The Five Temptations of a CEO, Patrick Lencioni offers up another leadership fable that’s every bit as compelling and illuminating as its predecessor. This time, Lencioni’s focus is on a leader …
The First 90 Days
by Michael Watkins
The international bestseller and globally acknowledged bible on leadership and career transitions. Fully a quarter of all managers in major corporations enter new leadership roles each year. Whether their assignments involve starting a new job …
by Daniel H. Pink
The New York Times bestseller that gives readers a paradigm-shattering new way to think about motivation from the author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. Most people believe that the best way to motivate is with rewards like …
Death by Meeting
by Patrick M. Lencioni
In his latest page-turning work of business fiction, best-selling author Patrick Lencioni provides readers with another powerful and thought-provoking book, this one centered around a cure for the most painful yet underestimated problem of modern business: bad meetings
A Whole New Mind
by Daniel H. Pink
Uses the two sides of the human brain as a metaphor for understanding how the information age came about throughout the course of the past generation, counseling readers on how to survive and find a place in a society that is marked by rising …
Brain Gym
by Paul Ehrlich Dennison
This new edition is a compilation of the author’s work in movement- based learning. It demonstrates how physical movement relates to the mastery of cognitive skills and can enhance learning.
Built to Last
by Jim Collins
“This is not a book about charismatic visionary leaders. It is not about visionary product concepts or visionary products or visionary market insights. Nor is it about just having a corporate vision. This is a book about something far more …
The Five Temptations of a CEO, 10th Anniversary Edition
by Patrick M. Lencioni
A commemorative edition of the landmark book from Patrick Lencioni. When it was published ten years ago, The Five Temptations of a CEO was like no other business book that came before. Highly sought-after management consultant Patrick Lencioni …
Good to Great
by Jim Collins
Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the very beginning. But what …
Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway
by Susan Jeffers
Internationally renowned author, Susan Jeffers, has helped millions of people around the globe to overcome their fears and heal the pain in their lives. Such fears may include: Public speaking; Asserting yourself; Making decisions; Intimacy …
Fierce Conversations
by Susan Scott
Shows how to make the most of conversations by communicating clearly and forcefully, offering advice on how to overcome barriers to meaningful conversation, confront tough issues, and leverage new skills for frictionless debate.
Crucial Conversations
by Patterson
When stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong, you have three choices: Avoid a crucial conversation and suffer the consequences; handle the conversation badly and suffer the consequences; or read Crucial Conversations and discover …
The Other 90%
by Robert K. Cooper
For centuries, it has been assumed that there are vast limits to human capacity. Now, although a host of scientific discoveries prove this wrong, a mindset of limits persists, blocking us from our greatest possibilities and leaving us feeling …
Brain Gym for Business
by Gail E. Dennison
Offers 7 simple activities and exercises that can be done in under a minute and that lessen stress and improve cognitive functions. Also included is an index of jobs with relevant exercises.
Executive EQ
by Robert K. Cooper
The concept of EQ, the emotional intelligence equivalent of IQ, can be applied to corporate life to achieve greater financial success and personal energy in the marketplace.
Leadership and Self-Deception
by Arbinger Institute
Explains why self-deception is at the heart of many leadership problems, identifying destructive patterns that undermine the successes of potentially excellent professionals while revealing how to improve teamwork, communication, and motivation …
Get Out of Your Own Way
by Robert K. Cooper
i. A powerful road map for surpassing everyone’s expectations. Break through your self-imposed limitations by learning how your own brain can be your biggest obstacle—or your greatest ally. You’d expect your brain to be an always-reliable ally in …
The Anatomy of Peace
by Arbinger Institute
Written as an engaging story, this book shows how mistaken views can cause people to misread situations and exacerbate the issues they wish to improve. The Anatomy of Peace illustrates how to make inner peace a potent tool for achieving outer …

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