Lorraine's Library

Some of Lorraine's Favourite Books and Websites.

Change and Leadership:


Built to Last by Jim Collins

Business as Unusual by Anita Roddick

Everybody Wins by Phil Harkins and Keith Hollihan

Fish Tales by Stephen C. Lundin, John Christensen, and Harry Strand

From Chaos to Confidence by Susan Campbell

Good to Great by Jim Collins

Go Put Your Strengths to Work by Marcus Buckingham

High Five by Ken Blanchard

Leading Change by John P. Kotter

Leadership and The New Science by Margaret Wheatley

Life Strategies by Phillip McGraw

Make it So by Wess Roberts and Bill Ross

Maximum Achievement by Brian Tracy

Now, Discover your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton

Reinventing Work (series of three books) by Tom Peters, Knopf, 1999

Renaissance 2000: Liberal Arts Essentials for Tomorrow's Leaders by Linda Pinkham and Luigi Salvaneschi

Switch by Dan and Chip Heath

The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge

The Knowing-Doing Gap by Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

The Upside of Down by Thomas Homer-Dixon

Throwing the Elephant by Stanley Bing

Why Smart Executives Fail by Sydney Finkelstein

Zap the Gap by Ken Blanchard


 

Communication:

Attracting Perfect Customers by Stacey Hall & Jan Brogniez

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

How To Be A Great Communicator by Nido R. Qubein

How to Read a Person Like a Book by Gerard Nierenberg

How to Talk so People Listen by Sonya Hamlin

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Improv Yourself - Business Spontaneity at the Speed of Thought by Joseph A. Keefe

Louder Than Words  by Joe Navarro

Made to Stick by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

Make the Most of Your Mind by Tony Buzan

Mirror Mirror on the Wall Am I the most Valued of Them All? by Leo Pusateri

Presentationzen by Garr Reynolds

Put Your Best Foot Forward by Jo-Ellan Dimitrius

Reading People by Jo-Ellan Dimitrius

Selling the Invisible by Harry Beckwith

Silent Messages by Dr. Albert Mehrabian

Speak from the Heart by Steve Adbuto

Speech Can Change Your Life by Sarnoff, Dorothy

Spotlight on Presentations by Lorraine Behnan

Stop The Meeting I Want to Get Off! by Scott Snair

Storyselling for Financial Advisors by Scott West and Mitch Anthony

The Likeability Factor by Tim Sanders

The Knowing-Doing Gap by Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton

This is Your Time by Alan Parisse and David Richman

What Clients Love by Harry Beckwith



Humour and Wellness:

It's Always Something by Gilda Radner

Laughing 9 to 5 by Clyde Furhmann

My Point...and I Do Have One by Ellen DeGeneres

shortstuff by Lorraine Behnan

The Artist Way by Julia Cameron

The Funny Thing is... by Ellen DeGeneres

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe by Jane Wagner

Vein of Gold by Julia Cameron



Innovation:

It's Not How Good You are, It's How Good You Want to Be by Paul Arden

Improv Yourself - Business Spontaneity at the Speed of Thought by Joseph A. Keefe

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

The Purple Cow by Seth Godin

Unleashing the Killer App by Larry Downs and Chunka Mui

What's the Big Idea by Thomas H. Davenport and Laurence Prusak



Novels: A Compelling and Diverse Selection:

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton

Fall on Your Knees by Ann Marie MacDonald

Teachings of Don Juan by Carlos Castaneda

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Bean Tree by Barbara Kingsolver

The Diviners by Margaret Laurence

The Life of Pi by Yann Martel

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee

 

Websites of Interest


Business 2.0 Magazine - www.business2.com

Fast Company Magazine - www.fastcompany.com

Guerilla Marketing - www.gmarketingcoach.com

Harvard Business School Publications - www.hbsp.harvard.edu

Motivated Magazine - http://www.motivatedonline.com/

Strategis - strategis.ic.gc.ca

Success Digest - www.successnet.org

The Humor Project - www.humorproject.com

Wired Magazine - www.wired.com

 


Humour Sites:

www.funtown.com

www.go.to/funpic

www.humorarchives.com

www.humorproject.com

www.joker.org

www.laughspot.com

www.secondcity.com

www.superlaugh.com

www.thecomedylab.com

 

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