Tools and Assessments
The Essential Enneagram by David Daniels: Includes the best assessment we have used, and a very nice introduction to The Enneagram.
The most comprehensive, powerful Emotional Intelligence Assessment tools; developed by Genos International to support self-awareness in the area of emotional intelligence. Jackie is a certified Genos facilitator.
Leadership books: Leadership is a constant learning process, since dynamics continue to change. Highly recommended reading to support your reflection.
Leadership by James MacGregor Burns
Transforming Leadership by James MacGregor Burns
The Living Company: Habits for Survival in a Turbulent Business Environment by Arie de Gues
Power Up: Transforming Organizations Through Shared Leadership by David L. Bradford and Allan R. Cohen
Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan
Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute
Organizational Culture and Leadership by Edgar H. Schein
The Corporate Culture Survival Guide: Sense and Nonsense About Culture Change by Edgar H. Schein
Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap …And Others Don’t by Jim Collins
Principle-Centered Leadership (audiobook) by Stephen R. Covey
Leadership is an Art by Max DePree
Discovering the Soul of Service: The Nine Drivers of Sustainable Business Success by Leonard L. Berry
Personal Development books: The more self-aware you are, the better leader you will be. All highly recommended.
The Corporate Mystic: A Guidebook for Visionaries With Their Feet On The Ground by Gay Hendricks and Kate Ludeman
The Path by Laurie Beth Jones
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long-Term Fulfillment by George Leonard
Retooling on the Run: Real Change for Leaders With No Time by Stuart Heller and David Sheppard Surrenda
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
Sales conversations books: Excellent for focusing on your audience and learning how to ask questions that support better understanding others’ concerns.
The “I Hate Selling” Book: Business-Building Advice for Consultants, Attorneys, Accountants, Engineers, Architects and Other Professionals by Allan S. Boress
Getting Into Your Customer’s Head: The 8 Secret Roles of Selling Your Competitors Don’t Know by Kevin Davis