Jan 3 2022

Do You Trust Blindly, SMARTly, or Not At All?

The authors push you to reconcile your assumptions about the trustworthiness of people with the idea that your trust default position significantly impacts your relationships: essentially, your own biases and predispositions affect ...
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Mar 28 2018

The Coaching Habit

The Coaching Habit:  Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way By Michael Bungay Stanier This book marries basic coaching principles with Charles Duhigg’s, The Power of Habit.  Stanier’s effort to make ...
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Mar 20 2018

What are Your Team’s Habits?

THE POWER OF HABIT:  WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO IN LIFE AND BUSINESS by Charles Duhigg When we think about organizations, we are more apt to engage in conversations about culture ...
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Feb 20 2018

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

In this book, the fact that Gladwell’s academic work includes sociology is apparent. Oddly, his work reminds me of Freakonomics which is an economist’s work to evaluate the answers to questions that ...
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Jan 27 2018

101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees by Peter Falcone

This book is most useful to new supervisors, individuals new to human resources, and seasoned managed who don’t want to admit that HR is not their cup of tea.  The book offers ...
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Commit to Win

I decided to read this book as a way to inform my perspective on failure. I was interested in information about  why people fail to achieve the goals, particularly, the ones they set ...
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The Answer To How is Yes: Acting On What Matters

This book is an excellent tool for reflection and contemplation. In this vein, the book attempts to achieve the following: 1) Prompt a discussion on personal values. 2) Force the reader to ...
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Mobbing: Emotional Abuse in the American Workplace

I decided to read this book because I was looking for a different way to discuss bullying in the workplace. The connotation of bullying challenges adults because it is most often associated ...
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