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Library

We base many of our programs and solutions off of the ideas of some of the most innovative thinkers. Always reading, we constantly add to our library of knowledge so we can craft interventions from the latest insights. Here we want to share some of our favorite must-reads with you, so you can start learning from the thinkers who inspire us every day.

Classics

These are the essentials we feel everyone should have on their bookshelf.

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The Wisdom

of Teams: Creating the High Performance Organization

Douglas Smith and Jon Katzenbach

Understand what real team performance means.

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The Five 

Dysfunctions of a Team

Patrick Lencioni

Leaders play a vital role in demonstrating to a team how they can overcome these five dysfunctions.

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Drive: The 

Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Daniel Pink

We build all of our engagement programs through Pink's three key drivers.

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Why Should

Anyone Be Led by You? What It Takes to Be an Authentic Leader

Gareth R. Jones and Robert Goffee

The best leaders build off of their strengths and personality.

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The Art of

Possibility

Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander

The arts transform the way we see ourselves, our connections, and our working lives.

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Power: Why

Some People Have It - and Others Don't

Jeffery Pfeffer

Certain things out of our control can give us a power advantage.

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Rework

David Heinemeier Hansson and Jason Fried

Rework moves us to rethink our complete work structures with inspiring ideas ready for implementation.

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It Doesn't 

Have to be Crazy at Work

David Heinemeier Hansson and Jason Fried

Learn to better balance work so you can increase performance.

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Exponential

Organizations

Michael S. Malone, Salim Ismail, and Yuri van Geest

Modern organizations need new ideas so they can be flexible and compete.

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Delivering

Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

Tony Hsieh

An inspiring insight into a laboratory of company culture.

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The Designful

Company

Patrick Marty Neumeier

To solve some of the toughest problems in every industry, we need to learn to think like designers.

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Resonate

Nancy Duarte

Become motivated to craft thoughts and visions into meaningful communication templates.

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Who Says

Elephants Can't Dance?: Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround

Louis V. Gerstner Jr.

The impossible transformation of an old, large organization.

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The Connected Company

Dave Gray and Thomas Vander Wal

A blueprint for building a company around principles such as customer-centricity and breaking down silos.

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Reinventing

Organizations

Frederic Laloux

These tools help leaders understand what needs to be done to make evolutionary leaps in an organization.

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Culture

Blueprint: The Step-By-step Guide to Shift and Design Your Company Culture

Robert Richman

The right people are key to intentionally shaping culture.

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Kill the

Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution

Lisa Bodell

Risk and trust are central to innovative companies. Bodell helps us get there.

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The Power of

WOW

The Employees of Zappos.com, Tony Hsieh, and Mark Dagostino

When the employees of a company engage with its culture, it brings customer service to a new level.

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Traction

Gino Wickman

A blueprint for bringing joy, growth, and productivity to the workplace.

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Atomic

Habits

James Clear

A new framework for reaching success in life and work.

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Unique

Ability

Catherine Nomura and Julia Walker

Find your strengths so that you will love what you do.

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No Rules Rules

Reed Hastings and Erin Meyer

A  look at how Netflix became one of the most progressive employers in the world.

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The Reengineering Alternative
 

William E. Schneider

Find the path to organizational change that works specifically for your company.

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Primed to Perform

Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor

Build a great culture through a scientific and sustainable approach.

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The Culture Book

Weeva & Culturati

The guide to building your company's culture by learning from those who have succeeded and failed.

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Wilfull Blindness
 

Margaret Heffernan

Why do we put our heads in the sand when things get difficult? Learn why and how to rise above it and address the issues at hand.

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Humanocracy

Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini

Break past stagnant business traditions and implement a system that fits the modern company and the people within it. 

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The Culture Puzzle

Mario Moussa

The book for companies to find the essential elements of their own culture and build it into an adaptive and and high-functioning model. 

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Tribal Leadership
 

David Logan & John King

Team success is often greatly dependent on a manager's ability to lead. Discover the five stages of work tribes and how to become the great tribal leader.

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Courageous
Cultures

Karin Hurt & David Dye

Company's shouldn't be afraid to allow their employees to ask questions and confront issues. Provide a safe space for employees to question, grow and innovate and the culture of empowerment will bring great opportunities!

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The Culture Code

Daniel Coyle

Understand how to look past the individual expertise of employees and learn how to create a strong working environment.

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Leading with Questions
 

Michael Marquardt

Create space for growth and innovation by asking the right questions in the right way.

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The Hero Factor

Jeffrey Hayzett and Jim Ebder

Learn how to put your ego aside to be the best manager for your team.

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Radical Focus

Christina Wodtke

Understand how to implement OKRs and focus your goals and direction for success.

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Multipliers
 

Liz Wiseman

Be a multiplier of intelligence by building your team up with encouragement, positivity and trust.

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The Agile Culture

Pollyanna Pixton, Paul Gibson, Niel Nickolaisen

Create shared goals and ownership within your organization to make it adaptable.

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Corporate Culture

Eric G. Flamholtz and Yvonne Randle

Building staying-power and recognizability through a clear company culture.

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Grit

Angela Duckworth

A scientific look at the success behind the addage 'when the going gets tough, the tough gets going'.

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Conscious Capitalism

John Mackey and Raj Sisodia

Business success doesn't have to come at the expense of employees, nature and so many other things. Ethical capitalism can be the long-term solution,