Recommended Reading List

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Making Things Happen: Mastering Project Management by Scott Berkun - offers tips for various stages of project execution, from project vision to measuring results.

Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces by Karen Catlin - learn to spot situations where you can create a move inclusive culture, hire and retain a diverse workforce, amplify and advocate for others, give effective and equitable performance feedback, and use more inclusive language.

Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos by Heidi K Gardner (2017 Harvard Business Review Press)

The Lean Anthology: A Practical Primer in Continual Improvement by Rebecca Goldberg & Elliott N. Weiss - An illustration, practical book which places the methodolofy principles in carefully crafted narrative and case study form for real life application.  Perfect for professional and person practice.  

Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rule-Breakers, & Changemakers by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, & James Macanufo

The Nerdist Way: How to Reach the Next Level (In Real Life) by Chris Hardwick

Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life & Work by Chip & Dan Heath

Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip & Dan Heath

Collaborating with the Enemy: How to Work with People You Don't Agree with or Like or Trust by Adam Kahane

Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All by Tom Kelley & David Kelley 

Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions by John P Kotter & Holger Rathgeber, illustrations by Peter Mueller - a short and effective allegory for managing change.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni 

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, & Al Switzler

PMBOK: Project Management Body of Knowledge by PMI - Project Management Institute - an A to Z reference to common project management terminology and knowledge areas. 

SCRUM: A Breathtakingly Brief and Agile Introduction by Chris Sims & Hillary Louise Johnson

The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp

The Collaborative Habit: Life Lessons for Working Together by Twyla Tharp

Scrappy Project Management: The 12 Predictable & Avoidable Pitfalls Every Project Faces by Kimberly Wiefling


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