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Lifelong Learning 

Stack of Books
I am a life-long reader and this is one of the ways that I continue to develop professionally and personally.  This list is not inclusive of everything that has shaped my work and approach or in any order  but are things that are top of mind right now!

Great Reads  

Leadership Development:

  • Mindset, The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.

  • The Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

  • Impact Players by Liz Wiseman

  • The Making of a Manager by Julie Zhuo

  • The Practice of Adaptive Leadership by Ronald Heifetz, Alexander Grashow, and Marty Linsky

  • Dare to Lead by Brené Brown 

  • Good to Great by Jim Collins

  • Radical Candor by Kim Scott

  • Hidden Potential by Adam Grant

  • The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker

  • Untapped Leadership by Jenny Vazquez-Newsum

Change Management and Organizational Development:

  • Culture Renovation: 18 Actions To Build An Unshakeable Company by Kevin Oakes

  • Immunity to Change by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey

  • Decisive by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

  • Switch by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

  • The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

  • Drive by Daniel H. Pink

  • The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge

Executive Coaching:

  • The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier

  • The Advice Trap by Michael Bungay Stanier

  • Co-Active Coaching by Henry Kimsey-House, Karen Kimsey-House, Phillip Sandahl,Laura Whitworth

  • The EQ Edge by Steven J. Stein, Ph.D. and Howard E. Book, M.D.

  • Radical Candor by Kim Scott

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

  • The Leader’s Guide to Unconscious Bias by Pamela Fuller & Mark Murphy with Anne Chow

  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

  • Blind Spot by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald

  • Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

  • Subtle Acts of Exclusion by Micael Baran and Tiffany Jana

Great Listening


Unlocking Us and Dare to Lead

by Brené  Brown

Code Switch by NPR

Inclusion Works

The Happiness Lab

Coaching for Leaders with Dave Stachowiak

Oprah's Super Soul

Michelle Obama Podcast

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