leadership_thinking_1aBlog: 6 Tips For Effective Meeting Management, Michelle Mock

Article: What Your Leader Expects of You, Larry Bossidy, Hardvard Business Review

Book:  Be Your Own Coach, Your Pathway to Possibilities,  Barbara Braham and Chris Wahl share valuable and thought provoking tools and exercises that enable you to coach yourself and gain more of what you want in your life, work,  relationships and other life roles.

Book:  Good To Great, Jim Collins and his team of researchers provide valuable examples of corporate leaders who turned good companies into great companies. Their formula (Humility + Will = Level 5 leadership) is at the root of their success.

Book:  Getting to Yes, Roger Fisher and William Ury’s offer methods for effective negotiation and communication. This book provides helpful examples of how to separate the people from the problem and how to focus on interests rather than problems.

Book:  Language and the Pursuit of Happiness, Chalmers Brothers writes, “My main purpose for writing this book is to share with you an incredibly powerful way of thinking and observing, one that can be a new foundation for designing your life at home and at work. Said another way, a primary objective of mine is to support you in bringing about new RESULTS for yourself in a variety of different areas, including what you’re calling peacefulness and productivity (happiness). To that end, my emphasis thought this book will be on supporting you in becoming a more competent, more powerful observer of yourself.”

Book:  The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey’s classic is a ‘must read’ for everyone.   This book is so filled with golden nuggets, that I simply cannot summarize it.  Trust me!  You’ll be happy that you read it.

Book:  Quiet Leadership, Six Steps to Transforming Performance at Work, David Rock provides a six step guide based on leading with the brain.  Examples include: focusing on process, accentuating the positive, remembering to stretch, focusing on solutions, and letting others do the thinking.  These approaches improve performance, morale and job satisfaction.

Book:  Your Brain at Work, David Rock provides Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long.

Article: This short article  8  Beliefs That Make You More Resilient has the potential for big impact.