Category Archives: Leadership Library

Leadership Library Review: The Choice: Embrace the Possible

June 2018 The Choice: Embrace the Possibleby Dr. Edith Eva Eger (Scribner, 2017) What are the big take-aways? The Choice is a memoir, a call-to-vocation and a how-to guide to freedom from self-limiting beliefs.  It describes Dr. Eger’s survival of the … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Poetry of Presence: An Anthology of Mindfulness Poems

May 2018 Poetry of Presence: An Anthology of Mindfulness Poems edited by Phyllis Cole-Day and Ruby R. Wilson (Grayson Books, 2017) What are the big take-aways? The beauty of this book is that the editors have taken the time to … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Leadership Purpose

April 2018 Leadership Purpose What are the big take-aways? My state’s Republican governor, Phil Scott, said in a recent statement he plans to sign the new gun laws that were just passed at the end of March by the Vermont … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

March 2018 The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, with Douglas Abrams (Avery, 2016) What are the big take-aways? On the occasion of the Dalai Lama’s 8oth birthday, … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Design Thinking

February 2018 Design Thinking What are the big take-aways? Design Thinking is a strategy for solving adaptive challenges by embracing the unknown through a structured five-step process. I have recently encountered Design Thinking in several contexts, including in the MiddCORE … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Women & Power: A Manifesto

January 2018  Women & Power: A Manifesto by Mary Beard (Liveright, 2017) What are the big take-aways? “When it comes to silencing women, Western culture has had thousands of years of practice,” observes Mary Beard in her Preface to Women … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

December 2017 Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans (Knopf, 2016) What are the big take-aways? This book offers the key insights, exercises and recommended thought habits from the “Designing Your … Continue reading

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