Category Archives: Change Management

The Happiness Equation (Neil Pasricha)

Many of you have likely heard of The Book of Awesome.  This was written by Canadian author, Neil Pasricha who was to present at the Toronto Reference Library.  Inspired by this upcoming event, The Happiness Equation made it to my … Continue reading

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The Happiness Advantage (Shawn Achor)

“Studies show that simply believing we an bring about positive change in our lives increases motivation and job performance, that success, in essence, becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy”. Shawn Achor, Harvard professor, shares that success does not lead to happiness but … Continue reading

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Failing Forward (John C. Maxwell)

“Failure is simply a price we pay to achieve success” This easy read, leadership book, details how failing forward, making mistakes and learning from these “failures” leads to success. We all know that everyone makes mistakes but it is important … Continue reading

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Good to Great (Jim Collins)

A trusted leader recommended this as her favorite leadership book. It was an inspiring read describing how some companies make the leap from Good to Great and sustain their greatness. Collins’ team studied a large number of companies that went … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict (The Arbinger Institute)

This leadership fable was recommended by a colleague and is an inspiring book that helps the reader reflect about their own relationship as a leader within their family, their workplace, their community and their world. The fable describes a weekend session … Continue reading

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Our Iceberg is Melting (John Kotter)

Our Iceberg is Melting is a fable written by one of my favorite change management experts, John Kotter (author of Leading Change).  This story brings the steps of change management to life through storytelling.  It describes a penguin colony whose … Continue reading

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