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Leadership Library Review – Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change

September 2019 Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change by Stacey Abrams (Picador, 2019) What are the big take-aways? With candor, insight and flair, Stacey Abrams – the first woman and first person of color … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review — Story Mastery: Leading with Inspiration

July 2019 “Story Mastery: Leading with Inspiration” in Leadership from the Inside Out by Kevin Cashman (Berrett-Koehler, rev. 2017) What are the big take-aways? This leadership handbook has been a favorite of mine since the 2008 edition, and now I am … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review — Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose

September 2018 Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose by Richard J. Leider and David A. Shapiro (Berrett- Koehler, 2004) What are the big take-aways? In many ways a leadership book for … 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 — 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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Leadership Library Review — Simple Habits for Complex Times: Powerful Practices for Leaders

July 2016 Simple Habits for Complex Times: Powerful Practices for Leaders by Jennifer Garvey Berger and Keith Johnston (Stanford, 2015) What are the big take-aways? Rooted in Robert Kegan’s theory of adult development, Berger and Johnston describe “habits of mind” … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review — Seasons of Leadership: A Self-Coaching Guide

November 2014 Seasons of Leadership: A Self-Coaching Guide by Susan M. Palmer (Red Barn Books, 2014) What are the big take-aways? At last, I have entered the fray by writing a leadership book, myself!  I independently published Seasons of Leadership: … Continue reading

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