We are as committed to building our own capabilities as we are to helping our clients build theirs. We read, we watch, we listen, we go to talks, we give talks, and we attend conferences. We love this stuff and can’t get enough of it.
We are inspired and informed by talented researchers, thinkers, and fellow leaders. Ideas and data shape our views, approach, and programs.
Here’s a snapshot of what we’re currently thinking about:
On Becoming A Leader, Warren Bennis
Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee
Simon Sinek at TED
On Leadership, John Gardner
“The inspiring journey we all share”, Frances Hesselbein
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, Chip Heath and Dan Heath
Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization, Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey
“The turnaround man’s last speech”, George Stalk, BCG Perspectives
Flying Without a Net, Tom DeLong
“What can coaches do for you”, Carol Kauffman and Diane Coutu in Harvard Business Review
Coaching for Performance, John Whitmore
“Personal Best,” Atul Gawande, The New Yorker
Drive, Daniel Pink
Learned Optimism, Martin Seligman
“The Effort Effect”, Carol Dweck in Stanford Magazine
Positivity, Barbara Fredrickson
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni
The Hedgehog Effect – The Secrets of Building High Performance Teams, Manfred Kets de Vries
None of the above – and still interesting...
Great by Choice, Jim Collins and Morten Hansen
“Why we have too few women leaders”, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook, at TED
What have you learned recently that you’d like to share?