Career Development RESOURCES

I am often asked if I can recommend books or reading material.  Below is a list of books I highly recommend depending on your needs. 

Wanted -> A New Career

The Definitive Playbook For Transitioning to a New Career or Finding Your Dream Job

Marlo Lyons (that's me!)

Who is this for? Anyone job hunting or trying to figure out what they want to do next. 

How to Have A Good Day

Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life

Caroline Webb

Who is this for? This book should be required reading for all managers.

Trust & Betrayal in the Workplace

Building Effective Relationships in Your Organization

Rebuilding Trust in the Workplace

Seven Steps to Renew Confidence, Commitment & Energy

Dennis & Michelle Reina

Who is this for? Employees who feel burned by a boss or colleague; managers who have inherited a troubled team; cross functional teams who don't trust each other. 

The Alliance

Managing talent in the networked age

Reid Hoffman, Co-founder and Chairman of LinkedIn

Who is this for?  Managers who want to inspire their employees to help transform business.

The Culture Map

Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business

Erin Meyer

Who is this for? Any leader who is working in a globalized/virtual world which requires the skills to navigate through cultural differences and decode cultures foreign to your own. 

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves

Who is this for?  Leaders and employees who need to improve their EQ skills in four core areas: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Management.

Thanks for the Feedback

The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

Douglas Stone, Sheila Heen

Who is this for?  Any employee who has a hard time asking for and/or receiving feedback with curiosity and grace or any manager who has a hard time delivering feedback in a way it can be heard.

The Confidence Code

The Science and Art of Self Assurance: What Women Should Know

Claire Shipman, Katty Kay

Who is this for?  Employees who want actionable steps to bring more confidence into their lives.

Presence

Bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges

Amy Cuddy

Who is this for?  Leaders and employees who want to stop worrying about the impression we're making on others and instead adjust the impression people make on themselves through tweaking our body language, behavior, and mind-set.

More Than A Millionaire

Your path to a wealth, happiness and a purposeful life Starting Now!

Randy Thurman, CFP, CPA/PFS

Who is this for?  Leaders and employees who are are working to pay bills but not working to truly live. 

 

The Beck Diet Solution

The 6-Week Plan to Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D

Who is this for?  The perpetual "dieter" who has tried every diet, fast, or combination of diet plans and who wants to understand how to change their mind to change their body forever without quick fixes or gimmicks.