Books

The Energy Bus

The Energy Bus takes readers on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment - at work and at home. This engaging story is infused with keen insights that provide a powerful roadmap to overcome adversity and bring out the best in yourself and your team. 

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Thrive

In Thrive, Arianna Huffington makes an impassioned and compelling case for the need to redefine what it means to be successful in today's world. She talks candidly about her own challenges with managing time, and prioritizing the demands of a career and raising two daughters, besides drawing on the latest groundbreaking research and scientific findings in the fields of psychology, sports, sleep, and physiology that show the profound and transformative effects of meditation, mindfulness, unplugging, and giving. 

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

In "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance," Angela Duckworth explores resilience and perseverance, the most shared characteristics of high achieving individuals in various industries, careers and cultures. She shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.”

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Coaching is an essential skill for leaders. But for most busy, overworked managers, coaching employees is done badly, or not at all. They're just too busy, and it's too hard to change. But, what if, managers could coach their people in 10 minutes or less? In Michael Bungay Stanier's The Coaching Habit, coaching becomes a regular, informal part of your day so managers and their teams can work less hard and have more impact.

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Leadership and Self-Deception

"Fascinating, thought provoking, and insightful! This book is a wake-up call to all those who think they're good with people, and a must-read for those who know they need to be better. Once I started reading, I couldn't put it down." Steven C. Wheelright   Professor, Sr. Associate Dean, Harvard Business School.

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The Surrender Experiment

Michael A. Singer, author of The Untethered Soul, tells the extraordinary story of what happened when, after a deep spiritual awakening, he decided to let go of his personal preferences and simply let life call the shots. Singer challenges you to look at you own life in a radically different way.

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The Art of Possibility

This book provides an innovative perspective for designing a life of personal and professional fulfillment. After reading this book, you will feel inspired to lead a life that radiates possibility into the world both personally and professionally.

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The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

This by far is one of our favorite books of the year! By tapping into traditions of meditation and mindfulness, Singer shows how the development of consciousness can enable us all to dwell in the present moment and let go of painful thoughts and memories that keep us from achieving happiness and self-realization.

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Emotional Intelligence 2.0

By now, emotional intelligence (EQ) needs little introduction. EQ is critical to your success. But knowing what EQ is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things. This is a book with a single purpose - increasing your EQ. In today's fast-paced world, each of us is searching for ways to manage, adapt, and strike out ahead of the pack. EQ 2.0 gives you tools to give you a competitive edge by increasing your Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation and Relationship Management.

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Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over? The very moments that require us to be genuine and commanding can instead cause us to feel phony and powerless. As Harvard professor Amy Cuddy reveals, we can access our personal power by nudging ourselves, moment by moment to achieve “Presence”. Learn to tweak our body language, behavior and mind-set, and stop worrying about the impression we're making on others.

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Fierce Conversations

Susan Scott, wants her readers to succeed in transforming everyday conversations by employing effective ways to get the message across. In her guide, Scott teaches readers how to: Overcome barriers to meaningful communication, expand and enrich conversations, increase clarity and improve understanding, and handle strong emotions-on both sides of the table.

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The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team

This book offers a fable about the leadership of a woman who, as CEO of a struggling Silicon Valley firm, took control of a dysfunctional executive committee and helped its members succeed as a team. It coaches you on overcoming the human behavioral tendencies that corrupt teams: absence of trust, fear of conflict, lack of commitment, avoidance of accountability and inattention to results. 

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The Last Word on Power

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". Goss's unique methodology shows how you can transcend the ordinary, to make the impossible happen.

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The Precious Present

Telling a story of vital significance in today's fast-paced, competitive environment, The Precious Present will help you discover the joy in life we all seek--whether we go to Wall Street or around the world to find it. Spencer Johnson, coauthor of The One Minute Manager, uses a story narrative to demonstrate the delicate balance of our spiritual and material needs, and shows how this goal can be maddeningly elusive--and gloriously attainable.

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Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today's dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. In Give and Take, Adam Grant, an award-winning researcher and Wharton's highest-rated professor, examines the surprising forces that shape why some people rise to the top of the success ladder while others sink to the bottom. 

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