More Books on Belonging, Leadership and more

  How do we lead in tough times?  We are clear on our purpose and create a sense of belonging and ownership.  Bringing people together for a common cause. Belonging Empowerment Takes More Than a Minute Paperback – October 10, 2001 by Ken Blanchard (Author), John P Carlos (Author), Alan Randolph (Author) Super short novel format. Why top-down methods often fail and…

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More from my reading list

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More … to read … and see With a brief note about what I found compelling in each. Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It by Chris Voss, Tahl Raz  – 2016 Top FBI hostage negotiator tells great stories and day-to-day examples of how to negotiate well.  Even negotiating works better with…

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Review: Nine Lies About Work

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Review:  Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World  by Marcus Buckingham  and Ashley Goodall https://store.hbr.org/product/nine-lies-about-work-a-freethinking-leader-s-guide-to-the-real-world/10214 Marcus Buckingham Many of Buckingham’s earlier books have been best sellers:  First Break All the Rules, The Truth About You, and GO Put Your Strengths to Work.  He turns number crunching – from 1000s of participants…

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Making Change Stick

How to make change initiatives stick Making Change Stick: 90% of change initiatives fail … because they rely so heavily on one tool, motivation.  According to Patterson and Grenny, successful initiatives include will and skill, not just motivation.  The difference between a problem and an opportunity is the amount of skill available.  No matter how…

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Moment of Lift Review

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The Moment of Lift: how empowering women changes the world – Melinda Gates In Moment of Lift, Melinda Gates tells how she, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, morphed from health issues to empowering women. Three Take Aways:  I had three great take aways from reading this book: Improvement science. She describes initiative after…

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