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.


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


The Wisdom

of Teams: Creating the High Performance Organization

Douglas Smith and Jon Katzenbach

Understand what real team performance means.

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.

Drive: The 

Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Daniel Pink

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


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.

The Art of


Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander

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

Power: Why

Some People Have It - and Others Don't

Jeffery Pfeffer

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



David Heinemeier Hansson and Jason Fried

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

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.



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

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



Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

Tony Hsieh

An inspiring insight into a laboratory of company culture.

The Designful


Patrick Marty Neumeier

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


Nancy Duarte

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


Who Says

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

Louis V. Gerstner Jr.

The impossible transformation of an old, large organization.

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.



Frederic Laloux

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



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

Robert Richman

The right people are key to intentionally shaping culture.

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.

The Power of


The Employees of, Tony Hsieh, and Mark Dagostino

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



Gino Wickman

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



James Clear

A new framework for reaching success in life and work.



Catherine Nomura and Julia Walker

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