Library (in English) :
Are you looking for some inspiring books, for yourself or as gifts ?
Here a small selection of my favorites ones… If you read in French, have a look at : www.coherencecoaching.pro/fr/bibliotheque
COACHING & AUTO-COACHING :
CHANGE YOUR QUESTIONS, CHANGE YOUR LIFE
What a beautiful discovery! With Ben’s story, we discover how changing our questions (inner and outer) can change our professional and personal relationships. With a “tools” part at the end to start implementing …
START WITH WHY
His 1st book – a best-seller – putting again the purpose, the “why” as a sarting point for action.
LEADERS EAT LAST
This book will change for ever your vision of leadership (and of some elite troops…)
“THE” book about motivation, in a easy-to-read style
COMMUNICATION and CONFLICT MANAGEMENT :
Richard Bandler and John Grinder
FROGS INTO PRINCES
By the founders of NLP: the exciting transcription of one of their seminars, where they talk about communication, beliefs, etc … and make us live real cases and the use of some famous NLP techniques.
FEELING GOOD TOGETHER
An eye-opening book on difficult relationships, our own responsibility in them, and how to change our pattterns to rebuild good communication.
Patterson – Grenny – McMillan – Switzler
Know how… and dare to… say things (even very difficult ones !)
A must-read for your professional, marital, family… life.
This will change for real your interpersonal relationships !
GETTING THINGS DONE
The art of organization in its subtle details, to get a “lake-like” mind.
Even if you adopt only a few tools, worth reading !
THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE
A must-to-read in management and personal development litterature
Summary available on the Stephen Covey website :
The last best-seller from Daniel Pink about “perfect timing”.
See my reading notes
STRESS MANAGEMENT :
THE UPSIDE OF STRESS
My favorite book on stress, to definitely change our vision of it…
THE WILLPOWER INSTINCT
Her 1st book – a best-seller – tio take a new perspective on what we call our “will”power !
Roy Baumeister & John Tierney
The authors explain the rediscovery of “willpower” by scientists and psychologists, fascinating…
THE ARTIST’S WAY
By the grande dame of creativity, and this is not only for artists! Invaluable tools like the morning pages, and a 12-week program to regain your creativity.
Jonah Lehrer has made a brilliant synthesis about the state of research on creativity: neuroscience, social psychology…
See my reading notes
Jeffrey Young and Janet Klosko
REINVENTING YOUR LIFE
By 2 experts of cognitive therapy, a remarkable book at once understandable and precise on our psychological schemes.
For all those interested in psychotherapy and / or who finally want to tackle their harmful beliefs and negative behaviors.
Every day we experience the uncertainty, risks, and emotional exposure that define what it means to be vulnerable or to dare greatly. Based on twelve years of pioneering research, Dr. Brené Brown dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and argues that it is, in truth, our most accurate measure of courage.
Reif Hoffman and Ben Casnocha
THE START-UP OF YOU
By one of the founders of LinkedIn, a dynamic vision of “career management”:
– become more competitive by leveraging your strengths and taking into account your ambitions and the market reality.
– develop an effective network.
– create opportunities and make better career decisions.
– assess risks and be smart dealing with them.