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Recommended Books

Highly Recommended (and fast!) Reads
Four rules to live by: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
How to get out of your own way: Taming Your Gremlin: A Guide to Enjoying Yourself by Richard D. Carson.
How to be in healthy relationship with others: Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute.
How to strengthen team work: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
How to make change: Our Iceberg Is Melting by John Kotter
How to deal with change: Who Moved My Cheese? By Spencer Johnson
How to boost morale and improve results: Fish! By Stephen Lundin, Harry Paul, and John Christensen

Other Great Leadership Books
The Dark Side of the Light Chasers by Debbie Ford.
A General Theory of Love by Thomas Lewis, MD, Fair Amini, MD, Richard Lannon, MD.
Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee.
Soul without Shame: A Guide to Liberating Yourself from the Judge Within by Byron Brown.
The Tao of Leadership by John Heider.
Transformational Leadership by Stephen Hacker and Tammy Roberts.
The Seven Principles for Making a Marriage Work by John Gottman and Nan Silver.
Getting the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix.
Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton.
The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom by Suze Orman.
The Energy of Money: A Spiritual Guide to Financial and Personal Freedom by Maria Nemeth

Organizational Development Books
Joining Together: Group Theory and Group Skills by David W. Johnson and Frank P. Johnson
The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander.
How Are We Doing: A 1-Hour Guide to Evaluating your Performance as a Nonprofit Board by Gayle Gifford
Good to Great by Jim Collins.

Books on Meeting Facilitation
Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Decision-Making by Lind, Toldi, Fisk and Berger.
The Skilled Facilitator by Roger Schwartz
The Zen of Groups by Dale Hunter, Anne Bailey, and Bill Taylor.
The Art of Facilitation by Dale Hunter, Anne Bailey, and Bill Taylor.
Working with Groups to Enhance Relationships by Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin, Ph.D. and Sue Walden.

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