Books and Programs by Doug Thorpe
In addition to his prolific writing for this blog, Doug Thorpe is an accomplished author with several books to his name. You can also find Doug’s contributions to articles and posts throughout social media.
Trust at Work
Tactics and Tools for Building High Performing Teams
In this book, Doug and his co-author Roger Ferguson delve into the Team Trust Model, showing you ways to build trust and grow your team. Trust has been ranked as the #1 reason some teams perform better than others. Now you too can create a high performing team. The book includes practical tools to use with each step of the model. Released August 2021.
The Uncommon Commodity
The Common Sense Guide for New Managers
In his inaugural first publication, Doug shares his passion for new managers. Helping them understand the fundamentals required to make the successful transition from sole-contributor at work to becoming a supervisor. This book has received wide acclaim with even very successful leaders taking hints, tips, and tricks from this guide to improve their own leadership abilities.
Available in paperback, Kindle and Audible
STRIVE for Job Search Success
In this book, STRIVE, Doug shares the custom program he developed while serving the needs of his community right after the great recession of 2008. Thousands were out of work and Doug founded the highly successful non-profit Jobs Ministry Southwest. Over the next 4 years, his organization helped over 4,500 professionals in career transition. Now this great program can be yours to follow too.
Building Team Trust
In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world of business, your team needs a sense of trust to operate at their best. Recent studies show that employees count trust as the #1 factor in making the extra effort at work. Teams with high levels of trust or ‘psychological safety’ perform much better than those without it. Follow Doug’s process to teach yourself how to be trustworthy and build trust for your team.
8 Ways to Grow Your Business and Increase Profits
With this book, Doug turns his attention to the basics of small business. He describes the fundamental ways any business can grow and prosper.