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Relevant Resources

These resources are recommended for common coaching topics

Communications

Thinking

Creative intelligence by Bruce Nussbaum

The six thinking hats by Edward DeBono

Emotional intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Loving what is by Byron Katie

Using your multiple brains to do cool stuff by Marvin Oka and Grant Soosalu

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Social: Why our brains are wired to connect by Matt Lieberman

Leadership

Quiet leadership by David Rock

FYI: For Your Improvement by Michael Lombardo and Robert W. Eichinger

What got you here won't get you there by Marshall Goldsmith

The leadership challenge by Barry Posner and Jim Kouzes

The power of full engagement by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

Servant leadership by Robert Greenleaf

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini

Happiness

The Authentic Happiness site (www.authentichappiness.com) is chocked full of fun and free personality assessments. Grounded in research about positive psychology, these assessments will help you understand the ingredients of happiness and how to tap into personal satisfaction.

Flourish, by Martin Seligman, M.D., explores the application of positive psychology to help you see real improvement in your happiness. The book refers to an assessment called VIA Character Strengths. Both the free and paid versions can help you move toward experiences that allow you to optimize your strengths.