Friday, April 15, 2011

A little weekend reading

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2011 by International Coach Federation

About a month back, we asked those who “like” our Facebook page to share what they were currently reading. And boy did we receive a plethora of responses!

So if you are in need of a new book this weekend, or would like a list of ideas to keep handy for some point in the future, you will find (below) a complete list of what other coaching professionals are currently (or just completed) reading:

  • Intuition (by Osho)
  • Freedom from Illusia (by Osho)
  • Global Coaching (by Philippe Rosinski)
  • The Art of Marriage (by Catherine Blyth)
  • Celebration of Discipline (by Robert Foster)
  • Do You (by Russell Simmons)
  • A New Earth (by Eckhart Tolle)
  • Rework (by Jason Fried)
  • The Path to Purpose (by William Damon)
  • Being the Solution (by Darel Rutherford)
  • Connected. The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape our Lives (by Nicholas A. Christakis and James H. Fowler)
  • The War of Art (by Steven Pressfield)
  • Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart (by Mary Beth O’Neill)
  • Be happy: Release the Power of Happiness in You (by Robert Holden)
  • How to Teach Lateral Thinking (by Edward de Bono)
  • Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization (by Dave Logan, John King, and Halee Fischer-Wright)
  • Nonviolent Communication (by Dr. Marshall Rosenberg)
  • I is an Other (by James Geary)
  • Coaching with Spirit (by Teri-E Belf)
  • Looking Out, Looking In (by Ronald B. Adler)
  • Practical Intuition (by Laura Day)
  • The Shadow Process (by Debbie Ford)
  • The Dice Man (by Luke Rhinehart)
  • The Zen Way of Counseling (by Svagito R. Liebermeister)
  • The Guide (by Dr. William Holden)
  • The Soul of Leadership (by Deepak Chopra)
  • The Greatest Salesman in the World (by OG Mandino)
  • The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds and Actions (by Guy Kawasaki)
  • What got you Here Won’t get you There (by Marshall Goldsmith)
  • The Art of Possibility (by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander)
  • The Tipping Point (by Malcolm Gladwell)
  • Diversity in Coaching (by Jonathan Passmore)
  • The Undervalued Self (by Elaine Aron)
  • Riding the Tiger: Leading Through Learning in Turbulent Times (by Priscilla Nelson)
  • Leadership Without Borders (by Ed Cohen)
  • The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ (by Levi H. Dowling)
  • Wake up Women: Be Happy, Healthy and Wealthy (by Ardice Farrow, Karen Mayfield and Heidi Regan)
  • Time to Think (by Nancy Kline)
  • More Time to Think (by Nancy Kline)
  • The Path of Least Resistance (by Robert Fritz)
  • Dreaming Down Heaven (by Gini Gentry)
  • Abnormal Psychology (by Ronald J. Comer)
  • Light a Penny Candle (by Maeve Binchy)
  • Epidemiology (by Leon Gordis)
  • Blue Ocean Strategy (by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne)
  • TILT Magazine
Other authors our Facebook friends mentioned:
Wayne Dyer
Daniel Goleman
Dan Pink

Whatever you are reading this weekend, make it a good one!

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  1. Thank you so much for collating this list! I am always looking for new books to read that relate to coaching - this will keep me going for a while!

  2. That is great, Sam! So glad you find it useful.


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