This section contains articles, books and tools that you may find valuable and interesting.  They are listed by subject and source.

*I have also included several PowerPoint Presentations of webinars I have presented, and supporting sample documents that are available for download.  Please feel free to download them for your own use free of charge.  They are all copyrighted so please contact me if you plan to share them or use them commercially in any way.

All of the material available for download on this site was designed to be presented or used in conjunction with my consulting or coaching practice – they are not stand-alone documents per se.  They will offer you a good overview of the topics and how I work with them.  Please contact me if you have any questions – thank you!

Related to Leadership Development:

Leadership and Self-Deception and The Anatomy of Peace by the Arbinger Institute.

Primal Leadership by Daniel Goleman

For a complete list of books please check out My Recommendations on the Amazon widget at the bottom of this page.

And from the Harvard Business Review:

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time
by Tony Schwartz and Catherine McCarthy
Harvard Business Review, October 2007

How to Bounce Back from Adversity
by Joshua D. Margolis and Paul G. Stoltz
Harvard Business Review, January 2010

Be a Better Manager: Live Abroad
by William W. Maddux, Adam D. Galinsky, and Carmit T. Tadmor
Harvard Business Review, September 2010

When Emotional Reasoning Trumps IQ
by Roderick Gilkey, Ricardo Caceda, and Clinton Kilts
Harvard Business Review, September 2010

Related to Personality Type:

Here is the presentation for the Myers-Briggs Introductory Webinar that I delivered in 2008.* (click link to download)

Related to Career Development, Recruiting and Interviewing Best Practices:

Here are the presentations for the Career Management and Transition Webinars that I delivered in 2009.* (click links below to download)
The Career Transition Webinar goes into more detail on actual job seeking and transition.
• The Career Transition and Management Webinar offers more of an overview of career transition and managing your career on an ongoing basis.

There are four supporting documents that supplement these webinars:

• A Resume Template that I often use with my clients, which provides an easy-to-follow structure for putting together an effective resume
• The other three documents are samples based upon a composite client and position I created; they work together – Resume, Position Description and Cover Letter.

And from the Harvard Business Review:

A great article that defines many recruiting best practices – excellent reading for talent acquisition professionals and those of you who are preparing for interviews.

The Definitive Guide to Recruiting in Good Times and Bad
by Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, Boris Groysberg, and Nitin Nohria
Harvard Business Review, May 2009

From the Harvard Business Review related to employee engagement and leadership development within the context of inter-generational diversity and inclusion:

Mentoring Millennials
by Jeanne C. Meister and Karie Willyerd
Harvard Business Review, May 2010

How Gen Y & Boomers Will Reshape Your Agenda
by Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Laura Sherbin, and Karen Sumberg
Harvard Business Review, July 2009

I love reading the New Yorker and Malcolm Gladwell’s pieces – in these two articles he challenges the myths surrounding successful entrepreneurs as risk takers, and the emerging role of social media and networks as they relates to social activism and change.

The Sure Thing – How entrepreneurs really succeed
by Malcolm Gladwell
The New Yorker, January 18, 2010

Small Change – Why the revolution will not be tweeted
by Malcolm Gladwell
The New Yorker, October 4, 2010

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