“Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success” by Phil Jackson
During his storied career as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson won more championships than any coach in the history of professional sports. Even more important, he succeeded in never wavering from coaching his way, from a place of deep values. Jackson was tagged as the “Zen master” half in jest by sportswriters, but the nickname speaks to an important truth: this is a coach who inspired, not goaded; who led by awakening and challenging the better angels of his players’ nature, not their egos, fear, or greed.
“Lead By Greatness: How Character Can Power Your Success” by David Lapin
Corporations with identity and soul build unparalleled cultures, satisfying their customers in ways no one else quite can. Every company and team has its own identity–a soul waiting to be discovered and used to unlock human energy and unleash new economic value. Doing this demands a new leadership outlook.
Lead By Greatness, written by leadership consultant, rabbi, and speaker David Lapin, provides this new outlook. Lapin clearly describes the step-by-step methods with which his international clients have translated this leadership philosophy into unrivaled economic growth. Drawing both on ancient wisdom and cutting-edge strategic thinking, Lead By Greatness will help you think about opportunities in ways you never have… and your competitors never will.
“The Inner Game of Work: Focus, Learning, Pleasure, and Mobility in the Workplace” by W. Timothy Gallwey
Do you think it’s possible to truly enjoy your job? No matter what it is or where you are? Timothy Gallwey does, and in this groundbreaking book he tells you how to overcome the inner obstacles that sabotage your efforts to be your best on the job.
“Coaching With NLP For Dummies” by Kate Burton
One of the most popular methods for helping people achieve their life aspirations. Neuro-Linguistic Programmming, or NLP, holds the key to remaking one’s future. NLP encourages users to re-create the thought patterns common to those who excel, a process that helps gradually weed out negative or habitual thinking. This inspiring guide offers tools for using the key elements of NLP to develop a coaching relationship, shed light on patterns, manage emotional states, and shape an agenda for change.
“From Coach to Awakener” by Robert Dilts
Coaching is the process of helping people and teams to perform at the peak of their abillities. It involves drawing out people’s strengths, helping them to bypass personal barriers and limits in order to achieve their personal bests, and facilitating them to function more effectively as members of a team.