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Recommended Great Reads:

  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, by Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay Books, 2015). Pros: He challenges our everyday assumptions around what it takes to succeed, and teaches us how to turn obstacles and disadvantages into advantages. More Information
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable, by Patrick Lencioni (Jossey-Bass). Pros: I like Lencioni’s approach as well as his use of fables to tell his stories; also comes with a great workbook. Cons: He’s selling you his product, but it’s a good one. More Information
  • The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg (Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014). Pros: The author teaches us why habits exist and how they can be changed for the better. We can learn positive habits that in turn can help each of us achieve our extraordinary potential in business and in life. More Information
  • The Happiness Journey, by Virginia Pothier and Bob S. Pothier, (Hapacus, 2012. Pros: It’s about your approach to controlling your mind, your thoughts, and your approach to life to help ensure you live in a happy place (seriously!). Cons: The word happiness for some evokes too soft a connotation, an intangible. But the reality is you can shift how your mind thinks. More Information
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us, by Daniel H. Pink (Riverhead Books, 2011). Pros: He breaks the science down to three elements of motivation—autonomy, mastery, and purpose … And a great culture is about creating an environment in which people are driven and motivated. More Information

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