Recommended Reading

Coaching

Crane, T.G. (1998). The Heart of Coaching: Using transformational coaching to create a high-performance culture.

Goldsmith, M., Lyons, L.S. & McArthur, S. (2012). Coaching for Leadership: Writings on leadership from the world’s greatest coaches.

Orem, S., Binkert, J., & Clancy, A. (2007). Appreciative coaching: A positive process for change.

Emotional Intelligence

American Management Association, 2006. Five Tips on Coaching for Emotional Intelligence http://www.amanet.org/training/articles/Five-Tips-on-Coaching-for-Emotional-Intelligence.aspx

Bradberry, T. & Greaves, J. (2009). Emotional Intelligence 2.0.

Fazio, R. (2010). American Management Association. Using Executive Emotional Intelligence for Leadership Success http://www.amanet.org/training/articles/Using-Executive-Emotional-Intelligence-(EEI)-for-Leadership-Success.aspx

Goleman, D. (reprint 2004, January). “What makes a leader?” Harvard Business Review.

Goleman, D. (2001, December). “Primal Leadership: The hidden driver of great performance.” Harvard Business Review.

Goleman, D. (1995). Emotional intelligence.

Goleman, D., McKee, A., Boyatzis, R. E. (2002). Primal Leadership: Realizing the power of emotional intelligence. (Updated version, 2013)

Employee Engagement

Gallup, Inc. (2013). State of the American workplace. Employee engagement insights for U.S. business leaders.

Gareau, B. & Lucia, A. (2012). 180 ways to Build Employee Engagement: How to maximize your team’s commitment, effort, and loyalty.

Hay Group (2013). Giving everyone the chance to shine. How leading organizations use engagement to drive performance cost-effectively.

Kruse, K. (2012). Employee Engagement 2.0: How to motivate your team for high performance (a real-world guide for busy managers).

Society of Human Resource Management (2012). SHRM Foundation Executive Briefing. Employee engagement: Your competitive advantage.

Leadership Development

Bennis, W. (1990). On Becoming a Leader

Bridges, W. (2009). Managing Transitions: Making the most of change. (3rd Ed.)

Buckingham, M. (2011). StandOut: The groundbreaking new strengths assessment from the leader of the strengths revolution.

Buckingham, M. (2005). The One Thing You Need to Know: …About great managing, great leading, and sustained individual success.

Buckingham, M., & Clifton, D. O. (2001). Now, discover your strengths.

Buckingham, M., & Coffman, C. (1999). First Break All The Rules: What the world’s greatest managers do differently.

Cameron, K. (2008). Positive Leadership: Strategies for extraordinary performance.

Center for creative leadership white papers: Center for Creative Leadership.

Coffman, C. & Gonzalez-Molina, G. (2002). Follow This Path: How the world’s greatest organizations unleash human potential.

Connors, R. & Smith, T. (1999). Journey to The Emerald City: Implement the OZ principle to achieve a competitive edge through a culture of accountability.

Covey, S.R. (2004). The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful lessons in personal change.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1997). Finding flow: The psychology of engagement with everyday life.

De Pree, M. (2011) (Revised). Leadership is an Art.

De Pree, M. (2008). Leadership Jazz: The essential elements of a great leader.

Galindo, L. (2009). The 85% Solution: How personal accountability guarantees success – no nonsense, no excuses.

Gladwell, M. (2007). Blink: The power of thinking without thinking.

Gladwell, M. (2006). The Tipping Point: How little things can make a big difference.

Hammond, S. A., (1998). The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry. (2nd Ed.)

Kotter, J.P. (2006). Leading Change: Why transformation efforts fail. Harvard Business Review

Kotter, J.P. (2001). What Leaders Really Do. Harvard Business Review

Kotter, J.P. (1996). Leading Change. Boston: Harvard Business School Press.

Kouzes, J. & Posner, B. (2012). The Leadership Challenge: How to make extraordinary things happen in organizations.

Lencioni, P. (2002). The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A leadership fable.

Michalko, M. (2006). Thinkertoys: A handbook of creative-thinking techniques (2nd Ed.).

Patterson, K., Grenny, J., McMillan, R. & Switzler, A. (2011). Crucial Conversations: Tools for talking when stakes are high. (2nd Ed)

Pink, D. (2011). Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us.

Rath, T. (2007). StrengthsFinder 2.0.

Rath, T. & Conchie, B. (2008). Strengths Based Leadership. New York: Gallup, Inc.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2011). Flourish: A visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being.

Senge, P. (2006). The Fifth Discipline: The art and practice of the learning organization.

Straw, J., Scullard, M., Kukkonon, S. & Davis, B. (2013). The Work of Leaders: How vision, alignment, and execution will change the way you lead.

Wagner, R. & Harter, J.K. (2006). 12: The elements of great managing.

Whitney, D., Trosten-Bloom, Cherney, J. & Fry, R. (2004). Appreciative Team Building: Positive questions to bring out the best of your team.

Whitney, D., Trosten-Bloom, A, & Rader, K. (2010). Appreciative Leadership: Focus on what works to drive winning performance and build a thriving organization.

Whyte, D. (2009). The Three Marriages: Reimagining work, self and relationship.

Zander, R.S. & Zander, B. (2002). The Art of Possibility