Looking for more information about leadership, positive psychology, emotional intelligence, and more? Here are some articles, books, and websites I have read that help inform my work as an executive coach. You won't necessarily find these resources in the business section of your local bookstore, or in a business magazine. I share these with you because they support elements of the inner executive.
ArticlesOutstanding Leadership: It's all in your mind (From the Center for Creative Leadership blog)
The 4 keys to managing a happy, productive team (from The Week)
Why Leaders Need a Triple Focus (By Daniel Goleman)
The Role of Emotional Self Regulation (From the Center for Conflict Dynamics)
Creating a New Mission Statement (From the New York Times)
Dignity: Its Essential Role in Resolving Conflict, by Donna Hicks, PhDBecoming a Life Change Artist: 7 Creative Skills to Reinvent Yourself at Any Stage of Life, by Fred Mandell, Ph.D., & Kathleen Jordan, Ph.D.
Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ, by Daniel Goleman
The Marshmalllow Test: Mastering Self-Control, but Walter Mischel
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Exerience, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Flourish, by Martin E. P. Seligman
The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self -- Not Just Your "Good" Self -- Drives Success and Fulfillment, by Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener
How We Decide, by Jonah Lehrer
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, by Daniel Pink
A Long Bright Future: An Action Plan for a Lifetime of Happiness, Health, and Financial Security, by Laura L. Carstensen Ph.D.
The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife, by Marc Freeman
WebsitesCenter for Creative Leadership
VIA Institute on Character Blog
Encore: Second Acts for the Greater Good
Next Avenue: Where Grown Ups Keep Growing
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