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 :

Marilee Adams
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 …

LEADERSHIP :

Simon Sinek - Start with WhySimon Sinek
START WITH WHY

His 1st book – a best-seller – putting again the purpose, the “why” as a sarting point for action.

 

 

Simon Sinek - Leaders eat lastSimon Sinek
LEADERS EAT LAST

This book will change for ever your vision of leadership (and of some elite troops…)

 

 

MOTIVATION :

Daniel Pink - DriveDaniel Pink
DRIVE

“THE” book about motivation, in a easy-to-read style

 

 

COMMUNICATION and CONFLICT MANAGEMENT :

Bandler and Grinder - Frogs into PrincesRichard 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.

 

David Burns - Feeling good togetherDavid Burns
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.

 

Crucial ConversationsPatterson – Grenny – McMillan – Switzler
CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS

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 !
 

SELF-EFFICACY :

David Allen - Getting things doneDavid Allen
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 !

 

Stephen Covey - 7 habitsStephen Covey
THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE

A must-to-read in management and personal development litterature

Summary available on the Stephen Covey website :
https://www.stephencovey.com/7habits/7habits.php

Daniel Pink –  WHEN

The last best-seller from Daniel Pink about “perfect timing”.
See my reading notes

 

STRESS MANAGEMENT :

Kelly Mc Gonigal - The Upside of StressKelly McGonigal
THE UPSIDE OF STRESS

My favorite book on stress, to definitely change our vision of it…

 

The stress effectHenry Thompson
THE STRESS EFFECT

Some reading notes…

 

 

WILLPOWER :

Kelly McGonigal - The willpower instinctKelly McGonigal
THE WILLPOWER INSTINCT

Her 1st book – a best-seller – tio take a new perspective on what we call our “will”power !

 

Baumeister - Tierney - WillpowerRoy Baumeister & John Tierney
WILLPOWER

The authors explain the rediscovery of “willpower” by scientists and psychologists, fascinating…

 

CREATIVITY :

Julia Cameron
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 - ImagineJonah Lehrer
IMAGINE

Jonah Lehrer has made a brilliant synthesis about the state of research on creativity: neuroscience, social psychology…
See my reading notes

SELF-UNDERSTANDING:

Reinventing your lifeJeffrey 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.

Brené Brown - Daring greatlyBrené Brown
DARING GREATLY

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.

CAREER:

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.

See my reading notes