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RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

 

2013 EXECUTIVE COACHING SURVEY

Nearly Two-Thirds of CEOs Do Not Receive Outside Leadership Advice – But Nearly All Want It.“Lonely at the top” resonates for most CEOs. 

 http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/cldr/research/surveys/coaching.html?goback=%2Egde_2821289_member_5805094233975042051#%21

Staying in the Game With Help on the Sidelines Demand for Coaches Is Steady as Executives Try to Hone Skills in Recession by Sarah E. Needleman  Wall Street Journal Aug. 25, 2009

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204660604574370801504847862.html

WHAT CAN COACHES DO FOR YOU?

by Diane Coutu and Carol Kauffman, Harvard Business Review, Jan. 2009

http://hbr.harvardbusiness.org/2009/01/what-can-coaches-do-for-you/ar/1

 

RECOMMENDED READING

 THESE ARE BOOKS I’VE PERSONALLY FOUND TO BE VALUABLE RESOURCES

LEADERSHIP
What Got You Here Won’t Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith

Now Discover Your Strengths Marcus Buckingham & Donald Clifton

First, Break All the Rules by Marcus Buckingham

 

REACHING YOUR POTENTIAL/REMOVING BARRIERS

The Art of Possibility by Benjamin Zander & Rosamund Stone Zander

The Best Advice I Ever Got Lessons from Extraordinary Lives by Katie Couric

Just who will you be Maria Shriver

Taming Your Gremlin by Rick Carson

 

CHANGE

Switch by Chip Heath & Dan Heath

Managing Transitions by William Bridges

 

TEAM WORK/TEAM COACHING

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

Death by Meeting by Patrick Lencioni

The Big Book of Team Coaching Games by Mary Scannell, Mike Mulvihill & Joanne Schlosser

The Big Book of Virtual Team Building Games by Mary Scannell, Mike Mulvihill & Mike Abrams

 

CREATIVITY

Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool’s Guide to Surviving with Grace by Gordon MacKenzie

The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz, Ph.D.

 

COMMUNICATION

Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler

Crucial Confrontations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler

 

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Instant Turnaround!: Getting People Excited About Coming to Work and Working Hard by Harry Paul and Ross Reck

The Invisible Employee Realizing the Hidden Potential in Everyone by Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton

 

TIME MANAGEMENT

Juggling Elephants by Jones Loflin and Todd Musig

 

RECOMMENDED RESOURCES

Take a free assessment of your personal strengths

VIA Signature Strengths Questionnaire
Measures 24 Character Strengths

http://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/Default.aspx

FAVORITE QUOTES

“Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice, it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”
William Jennings Bryan

“Man cannot discover new oceans until he has courage to lose sight of the shore.”
Andre Gide

“The indispensable first step to getting things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.”
Ben Stein

“The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself…not in your environment…not in luck or chance… it is in yourself alone.”
Orson Swett Marden

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