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Leadership | Teams | Personal Development | Coaching

 

 

 

Leadership

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The Inner Game of Work by W. Timothy Gallwey (best-selling author of The Inner Game of Tennis and The Inner Game of Golf)

 

 

 

Do you think it's possible to truly enjoy your job? No matter what it is or where you are? Learn how to overcome the inner obstacles that sabotage your efforts to be your best on the job. Gallwey's taken his Inner Game expertise to many of America's top companies, including AT&T, Coca-Cola, Apple & IBM, to teach their managers and employees how to gain better access to their internal resources.

 

 

 

The Leadership Challenge: How to Keep Getting Extraordinary Things Done in Organizations by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

 

 

 

Emphasizing the critical role of leadership in human organizations, a leadership handbook offers guidelines for business, government, education, and community sectors that take into account the ever-changing needs of modern-day life. From a research base of 60,000 leaders and constituents, this book is insightful and jargon-free. You'll learn the 5 fundamental practices of leadership, the 10 commitments these practices embody, and very practical exercises to integrate true leadership into your day-to-day life. A MUST if you want to make the transition from manager to leader.

 

 

 

Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership by Joseph Jaworski

 

 

 

"Synchronicity illustrates that leadership is about the release of human possibilities, about enabling others to break free of limits-created organizationally or self-imposed. Although this book describes the author's personal journey, it contains profound messages about organizational learning and effectiveness." This book was sparked by the discussions attorney Joe Jaworski had with his father, special Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski, about the lack of moral and ethical standards at high levels. The author maintains that true leadership creates a domain in which people become ever more capable and "predictable miracles" can happen.

 

 

 

The Last Word on Power: Re-Invention for Leaders and Anyone Who Must Make the Impossible Happen by Tracey Goss

 

 

 

Today's leaders are reinventing everything but themselves, and this is why so many attempts to revolutionize business fail. The last word on power is the key method in reinventing executives so they can take on "a mission impossible" based on a course designed and run exclusively for the past fifteen years by Tracy Goss. Goss's unique methodology shows how "you can put at risk the success you have achieved for the 'possibility' you can be." She shows how you can be at home in an environment in which you are constantly surrounded by threats, and how to transcend the ordinary so that you can make the impossible happen.

 

 

 

The Dance of Change by Peter M. Senge, Art Kleiner (Editor), Charlotte Roberts, George Roth, Rick Ross

 

 

 

Since its release in 1990, Peter M. Senge's best selling The Fifth Discipline has converted readers to its innovative business principles of the "learning organization," personal mastery, and systems thinking. Published nearly a decade later, Dance of Change provides a formidable response to businesspeople wondering how to make his programs stick.

 

 

 

Leading Change: The Argument for Values-Based Leadership by James O'Toole

 

 

 

One of America's most esteemed management thinkers offers a book that transcends how-to management primers, offering an unorthodox approach to leadership based on the lessons of history, moral and political philosophy, and the practical experience of men and women across cultures and circumstances.

 

 

 

The Corporate Mystic by Gay Hendricks, Ph.D. and Kate Ludeman, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Gay & Kate gather the wisdom of one hundred top businesspeople, explaining the twelve qualities of leaders, how to make intuitive decisions, how to think ahead, and the importance of creativity, responsibility, and communication. This is a fast, yet thoughtful read with great real-life stories.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Robert Fritz outlines an exciting and different approach to using creativity in everyday life. He shows that creativity is not a special gift given to the very few, but a skill that can be learned in order to change and improve every aspect of life. A classic book!

 

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Teams

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Leading High Impact Teams, The Coach Approach to Peak Performance by Rachael Lewis and Cynder Niemela

 

 

 

In today's work world, a leader capable of galvanizing a team to produce superlative results is invaluable. This book shows new team leaders the way to avoid costly trial-and-error mistakes. It inspires seasoned team leaders to leverage the "Coach Approach" to make their team experiences lighter, more synergistic and infinitely more productive. Full of practical, step-by-step activities, real life stories and anecdotes to quickly apply, you'll learn what it takes to lead or coach a team to high impact.

 

 

 

The Wisdom of Teams by Jon Katzenback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Project 50 (Reinventing Work): Fifty Ways to Transform Every "Task" into a Project That Matters! by Tom Peters

 

 

 

The common denominator/bottom line for both the professional service firm and the individual or the Brand You is: the project. And for the cool individual in the cool professional service firm there is only one answer: the cool project. Learn how to transform your current projects into wow projects-if you dare!

 

 

 

Team Talk: The Power of Language in Teams by Anne Donnellen

 

 

 

In the tradition of the works of Deborah Tannen, Team Talk analyzes team conversations and their organizational contexts to explain why cross-functional teamwork is so challenging for professional employees. Drawing on interviews and observations of teams in Fortune 200 companies, Donnellon lets readers listen in on actual team conversations to explore the inherent paradoxes of teamwork.

 

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Personal Development

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The Way of the Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Sexual Desire by David Deida

 

 

 

With uncommon honesty and unparalleled insight into the deepest desires of the masculine heart, David Deida explores the most challenging and important issues in men's lives. Covering everything from work and career, to dealing with sex, women, and love, to finding purpose in an increasingly superficial and mechanical world, this book reveals how a man can live a life of fulfillment without compromise by relaxing into the truth of his very being, discovering his deepest vision, and giving his gifts without holding anything back.

 

 

 

Your Money or Your Life by Joe Dominguez & Vicki Robin

 

 

 

Your Money or Your Life hit the market just as the workers of America were discovering the void in the center of their post-'80s consumer-driven values. The book's premise is based on life force: we drain it in order to earn more so that we can consume more. The nine-step process shows how to frame personal finances in a whole new context. For example, every purchase can be measured on a scale of life force: when grocery shopping, consider how much of your life force it took to earn the money for a gourmet brand of jam. Will the pleasure it brings match or exceed that life force? If not, put it back on the shelf. Other steps are as fundamental as wise investing and how to downscale spending while maintaining a sense of abundance.

 

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Books on Coaching for Leaders & Coaches

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Intentional Change: Personal and Professional Coaches Discuss Their Work and Lives Edited by John Stephenson, PhD, contribution by Elizabeth Carrington-House of Trilogy Coaching

 

 

 

Trilogy's own Elizabeth Carrington-House contributed to this book written by coaches speaking about a variety of different coaching specialties. From business coaching to couples coaching, this book addresses the incredible response to coaching as a profession as well as the incredible impact that having a coach can have on your life.

 

 

 

The Heart of Coaching by Thomas Crane

 

 

 

Learn and practice the core competencies of coaching with individuals, teams and within organizations.

 

 

 

Coaching for Performance (People Skills for Professionals) by Sir John Whitmore

 

 

 

Clear, concise, hands-on, and reader friendly, this is a coaching guide written in a coaching style.

 

 

 

Co-Active Coaching : New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success in Work and Life by Laura Whitworth, Henry House, Phil Sandahl

 

 

 

By the founders of The Coaches Training Institute, this book is on the cutting edge and based on sound principles. While there is no right coaching model it provides a starting point for those new to the coaching profession. The tools and techniques for probing, getting answers and really listening are alone worth the cost of the book.

 

 

 

Take Yourself to the Top: The Secrets of America's #1 Career Coach by Laura Berman Fortgang

 

 

 

A fantastic fast-read both for professionals who want help for their lives and work and for coaches to learn great strategies from one of America's most well-known coaches.

 

 

 

Coach Yourself to Success: 101 Tips for Reaching Your Goals at Work and in Life by Talane Meidaner

 

 

 

From one of Trilogy Coaching's colleagues: Talane will help you attract everything into your life with ease rather than running after or struggling for that which you desire.

 

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