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The Coach2Growth Leadership Coaching eBook is your concise guide to understanding leadership coaching.

You will gain a greater sense for who is best served by leadership coaching and how it differs with other coaching niches. Most importantly, you will learn ways to get the most from working with a professional leadership coach, if you are so inspired.

If nothing else, this eBook will give you food for thought and make you smarter about ways to invest in your professional development, whether it’s now or in the future.


Six Easy Steps to Get – and Keep – Your Leadership Team on the Same Page is chockfull of re-usable tools and templates, which we’ve used successfully with many clients.

This eBook also includes tips on how to run a successful strategic planning meeting with your leadership team and tools to maximize alignment.

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Mike Dooley, author of Infinite Possibilities, knows that we create our own reality, our own fate, and our own luck. We’re beings filled with infinite possibility—just ready to explore how powerful we truly are. Manifesting the magnificence of our dreams isn’t about hard work, but rather about belief and expectation.

Readers will laugh, applaud, and be inspired by Mike Dooley’s wit and wisdom.
E-Squared could best be described as a lab manual with simple and fun experiments that demonstrate how you can shape your life with your mind. The nine experiments, each of which can be conducted with no money and take very little time, remind us that our thoughts can be empowering.
In Stop Saying You’re Fine, Mel Robbins challenges us to get out of our own way by moving beyond how we feel (anxious, fearful, bored, etc.) to seizing tiny course corrections to, ultimately make big changes. She makes a compelling case for and provides valuable tips on how not to hit the “snooze” button and why five seconds is the maximum time you should wait before acting on a great idea. This book is a fun and refreshing read, chockfull of pragmatic tips.
Marshall Goldsmith, author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, details the 20 habits that hold you back from the top rung of the corporate ladder. For each habit, he gives examples and practical solutions you can implement.

He then describes the 21st habit, which stands separate from the other 20 habits, not because it is a flaw, but because it is often the root of an annoying behavior.
StrengthsFinder 2.0 helps you identify your top five innate talents and strengths and to understand more about the strengths of others to build stronger relationships.The book offers detail on 34 different strengths, along with access to the online assessment through a code at the end of the book.I would enjoy hearing about your five strengths and how they support (or do not) your professional leadership brand.
Much more than “A Course on Financial Miracles,” Barbara Stanny invites businesswomen to take a step back and get to the heart of what might be holding them back from their full earning potential. Prepare for some introspection…but, in a good way!
Lynne Twist is a visionary global leader, change agent, keynote speaker and author. Her book, “The Soul of Money,” invites you to connect your relationship with money to your values and goals, particularly as it pertains to transformational initiatives important to you.
Forged In Crisis Book CoverForged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times, Nancy Koehn

As would be fitting for an historian at the Harvard Business School, the author shares five case studies of leaders that support the premise that leaders are made, not born … underscoring the hardships and vulnerabilities that leaders incur on their journeys to greatness and legacy.
Does perfectionism get in your way? This handbook is an excellent resource to help you assess to what degree perfectionism is hindering your performance (and happiness) and offers strategies for minimizing those behaviors that get in your way. One of the techniques explored by the author is (not surprisingly) the power of inviting feedback.
“Mindset” tees up the differences between a fixed and growth mindset, and how each approach contributes to our success (or not) across all aspects of our lives. Spoiler alert: growth is better. A well-researched perspective about on the power of shifting your mindset and behaviors when old patterns get in the way.
While not a book about work-life balance, per se, Sherry Turkle shares her profound perspectives (and research) on the effect of “always on” behavior and how it impacts our communication and relationships. The book, Alone Together, gave me cause to pause about my own use of technology and motivated me to be more mindful about my choices (although I’ve far from kicked the habit).
Simple to digest, Emotional Intelligence 2.0 includes a link in the back of the book to take an EQ assessment. The book outlines in detail four key elements of EQ and offers plenty of ideas for how to develop your EQ to achieve greater success as a leader (both in work and in your life).