The following list of books are ones I’ve found very useful, inspirational, and helpful. These form the basis of much of my coaching. If these are of interest to you, simply scroll to the book title and buy it on Amazon.

[easyazon_link keywords=”Get Noticed in a Noisy World” locale=”US” tag=”thredoth-20″]Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World[/easyazon_link]

by Michael Hyatt

Michael is a successful former CEO and Chairman of Thomas Nelson publishing house who offers great ideas for stepping out as an independent and making a new way for yourself. If you think you have any sort of message to share with the world, check this out.

[easyazon_link keywords=”The Reactor Factor: How to Handle Difficult Work Situations Without Going Nuclear” locale=”US” tag=”thredoth-20″]The Reactor Factor: How to Handle Difficult Work Situations Without Going Nuclear[/easyazon_link]

by Marsha Petrie Sue

Marsha is a very talented speaker and author with some incredible insight after serving her own time as a business leader and executive. Her humorous ways of settling workplace challenges will keep you laughing, but thinking seriously about your next encounter.

[easyazon_link keywords=”Search for Significance” locale=”US” tag=”thredoth-20″]Search for Significance[/easyazon_link]
by Robert S. McGee

A wonderful book to help us overcome our need for approval from the world around us. Rather McGee encourages us to understand God’s plan for our creation and our purpose according to Him.

[easyazon_link keywords=”Strengths Finder 2.0″ locale=”US” tag=”thredoth-20″]Strengths Finder 2.0[/easyazon_link]

by Tom Rath

Breakthrough book to help people find their inner strength for living life and influencing others.

[easyazon_link keywords=”Strengths Based Leadership” locale=”US” tag=”thredoth-20″]Strengths Based Leadership[/easyazon_link]: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow
by Tom Rath

Most of our coaching work with both individuals and teams is grounded in a strengths based approach that uses the starting point of what is right with a client, or with a team, and then move to what is possible. We provide workshops based on strengths that are powerful in transforming both self-perspective and team dynamics.

[easyazon_link keywords=”THE SUPERPERFORMING CEO: Liberating the Promise Within” locale=”US” tag=”thredoth-20″]THE SUPERPERFORMING CEO: Liberating the Promise Within[/easyazon_link]
by Dave Guerra

Dave is a friend of HeadwayExec and visionary in leadership thought. His life’s work in exploring what makes truly superperforming organizations is now focused on the individual CEO. Dave’s work centers on studies from some of the most successful companies in the U.S. including Berkshire Hathaway, Harley-Davidson, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, SYSCO, Toyota, and Wal-Mart.

[easyazon_link keywords=”The Heart of Leadership” locale=”US” tag=”thredoth-20″]The Heart of Leadership[/easyazon_link]
by Mark Miller

If you believe that big things come in small packages, and your in pursuit of effective leadership, you’ll love this book. It uses a story to guide us through what is included in leadership character. It maybe short but it is powerful. Get it for yourself and then pass it around. A great gift book for aspiring leaders.

[easyazon_link keywords=”Who’s Got Your Back” locale=”US” tag=”thredoth-20″]Who’s Got Your Back[/easyazon_link]: The Breakthrough Program to Build Deep, Trusting Relationships That Create Success–and Won’t Let You Fail

by Keith Ferrazzi

One of the best books written about building high trust relationships, adding value, and growing a personally branded network to advance a cause.

[easyazon_link keywords=”Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us” locale=”US” tag=”thredoth-20″]Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us[/easyazon_link]
by Daniel Pink

Identifies three drivers that motivate the 21st century workforce – autonomy, mastery and purpose. This provides a framework for improving productivity, satisfaction and happiness in the work place, and supports a discovery process about generational distinctions.

[easyazon_link keywords=”Finally! Performance Assessment That Works: Big Five Performance Management” locale=”US” tag=”thredoth-20″]Finally! Performance Assessment That Works: Big Five Performance Management[/easyazon_link]
by Roger Ferguson

Roger is one of the professionals associated with the HeadwayExec team. He is a globally certified human resources professional who has written this assessment model from his vast experience in Fortune 25 financial institutions and with large international personnel deployment models.