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Coaching

Taming Your Gremlin- A Surprisingly Simple Method for Getting Out of Your Own Way.

Taming Your Gremlin: A Surprisingly Simple Method for Getting Out of Your Own Way.
Carson, Rick. Taming Your Gremlin: A Surprisingly Simple Method for Getting Out of Your Own Way. New York: HarperCollins Publishers,
2003.
Synopsis: For thousands in a cross-section of cultures and circumstances, the Gremlin-Taming Method serves as a foundation for responding to everyday challenges
and for living a satisfying life. His […]

Co-Active Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success in Work and, Life.

Co-Active Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success in Work and, Life.
Whitworth, Laura; Kimsey-House, Henry; and Sandahl, Philip.
Co-Active Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success in Work and, Life. Mountain View: Davies-Black Publishing, 2007.
Synopsis: Discover what’s new in this classic work that helped define the field of coaching. With the first edition of Co-Active Coaching, Laura Whitworth and […]

Leadership

The Speed of Trust

The Speed of Trust
Covey, Stephen M.R. The Speed of Trust. New York: Free Press, 2006.
Synopsis: Stephen M. R. Covey uncovers the overlooked and underestimated power of trust in a gripping look into what he calls “the one thing that changes everything.” Groundbreaking and paradigm-shifting, The Speed of Trust demonstrates that trust is a hard-edged, economic driver – a learnable […]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Covey, Stephen R. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Powerful Lessons in Personal Change. New York: Free Press, 1989.
Synopsis: In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights […]

Principle-Centered Leadership

Principle-Centered Leadership
Covey, Stephen R. Principle-Centered Leadership. New York: Free Press, 1990.

Synopsis: How do we as individuals and organizations survive and thrive amid tremendous change? Why are efforts to improve falling so short in real results despite the millions of dollars in time, capital, and human effort being spent on them? How do we unleash the creativity, talent, and energy within […]

Now, Discover Your Strengths

Now, Discover Your Strengths
Buckingham, Marcus and Clifton, Donald O. Now, Discover Your Strengths. New York: Free Press, 2001.

Synopsis: Unfortunately, most of us have little sense of our talents and strengths, much less the ability to build our lives around them. Instead, guided by our parents, by our teachers, by our managers, and by psychology’s fascination with pathology, we become experts […]

Leadership from the Inside Out – Becoming a Leader for Life

Leadership from the Inside Out – Becoming a Leader for Life
Cashman, Kevin. Leadership from the Inside Out – Becoming a Leader for Life. Minneapolis: TCLG, 1998.

Synopsis: Cashman encourages individuals to strive not for the fiction of “balance,” but instead for “resilience mastery.” The author expands his coaching model to provide equal emphasis on building awareness, building commitment, and building practice.

Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box

Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box
Arbinger Institute, The. Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box. San Francisco: Berrett -Koehler Publishers,2000.

Synopsis: When Tom Callum, a troubled executive struggling with his new job, is asked to spend two days meeting with the executive vice president at the Zagrum Company, he unexpectedly learns about self-deception. Self-deception results when someone acts […]

Leadership