The Coaching Habit

The Coaching Habit:  Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way  By Michael Bungay Stanier This book marries basic coaching principles with Charles Duhigg’s, The Power of Habit.  Stanier’s effort to make Duhigg’s work come alive in the professional setting should not be...

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

In this book, the fact that Gladwell’s academic work includes sociology is apparent. Oddly, his work reminds me of Freakonomics which is an economist’s work to evaluate the answers to questions that we generally take for granted to determine the validity of what we...

Who are Your Allies?

Of all the relationships you have, the ones with similarly situated professionals will prove invaluable, and possibly, among the most difficult to develop. These people help you see your blind spots, can help you think through ideas, and are able to help you out of a...