Resources - Helpful Books

Change and Transitions
Leading Change, John Kotter
Managing Transitions, William Bridges
The Dance of Change, Peter Senge
Transitions, William Bridges

Energy
Energy Addict, Jon Gordon
The Fred Factor, Mark Sanborn

Facilitation
Death by Meeting, Patrick Lencioni
Facilitating with Ease!, Ingrid Bens
How to Make Meetings Work, Michael Doyle and David Straus
The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation: Best Practices from the Leading Organization in Facilitation, edited by Sandy Schuman

Ice Breakers/Warm-Up Activities
Games Trainers Play, J.W. Newstrom & E. Scannell
More Games Trainers Play, J.W. Newstrom & E. Scannell
Still More Games Trainers Play, J.W. Newstrom & E. Scannell
Even More Games Trainers Play, J.W. Newstrom & E. Scannell

Innovation and Learning
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, Malcolm Gladwell
The Dance of Change, Peter Senge
The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge
The Reflective Practitioner, Donald SchonThe Fifth Discipline Fieldbook, Peter Senge
The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell

Leadership
Fish, Stephen Lundin, Ph.D., Harry Paul, and John Christensen
Jack Welch and the GE Way, Robert Slater
Working with Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman

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Marketing and Communications
Building Strong Brands, David Aaker
Reputation, Charles J. Fombrun
Ten Deadly Marketing Sins, Philip Kotler
The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, Al Ries and Jack Trout

Personal Development
Fish, Stephen Lundin, Ph.D., Harry Paul, and John Christensen
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey
Thinking for a Change, John Maxwell
Unstuck, Keith Yamashita

Small Business/Entrepreneurship
E-Myth Mastery: The Seven Essential Disciplines for Building a World Class
Company, Michael Gerber
The E-Myth Revisited, Michael Gerber

Strategy
Balanced Scorecard, Robert Kaplan and David Norton
Blue Ocean Strategy, W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne
Competitive Strategy, Michael Porter

Systems Thinking
A Simpler Way, Margaret Wheatley
The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge

Team Building
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni
Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team — A Field Guide, Patrick Lencioni

Vision and Purpose
Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies, James Collins and Jerry Porras
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t, Jim Collins