Recommended Reading

I love to read! This list includes my favorite book resources.

A Positively Brilliant You!

  • Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
  • Have a New You by Friday by Dr. Kevin Leman
  • How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds by Nicholas Boothman
  • Making Sense of People by Samuel Barondes
  • Me, Myself, and US: the Science of Personality and the Art of Well-Being by Brian Little
  • Neuroscience of Personality by Dario Nardi, Ph
  • The Transcendent Function by Jeffrey C. Miller
  • Winning Body Language by Marc Bowden
  • Your Brain Has a Bent (Not a Dent!) by Arlene R. Taylor, PhD and W. Eugene Brewer, Ed.D
  • I Love Your Style – How to define and refine Your Personal Style by Amanda Brooks
  • Dressing the Man – Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion by Alan Flusser

The Healthy Engaged Life

  • Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School by John Medina
  • Living with Intensity Edited by Susan Daniels, Ph.D.& Michael M. Piechowski, Ph.D.
  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck, PhD
  • Neuro-linguistic Programming for Dummies by Romilla Ready and Kate Burton
  • Positive Intelligence by Shirzad Chamine
  • Positivity by Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D.
  • Stress Management for Dummies by Allen Elkin, Ph.D.
  • The Stress Effect by Henry L. Thompson

The Innovative Mind

  • A Whack on the Side of the Head: How You Can Be More Creative by Roger von Oech
  • A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink
  • Aha!: 10 Ways to Free Your Creative Spirit and Find Your Great Ideas by Jordan Ayan
  • Group Genius – The Creative Power of Collaboration by Keith Sawyer
  • Growing Up Creative: Nurturing a Lifetime of Creativity by Teresa M. Amabile, Ph.D.
  • The Artist’s Way at Work: Riding the Dragon: Twelve Weeks to Creative Freedom by Mark Bryan with Julia Cameron and Catherine Allen
  • The Mind Map Book by Tony Buzan with Barry Buzan
  • Understanding Creativity by Jane Piirto, Ph.D.
  • Improvise: Scene from the Inside Out by Mick Napier
  • Improv Yourself: Business Spontaneity at the Speed of Thought by Joseph A. Keefe

Leading Brilliance

  • American Generalship – Character is Everything: The Art of Command by Edgar F. Puryear Jr The Stress Effect by Henry L. Thompson
  • Conflict Resolution at Work for Dummies by Vivian Scott
  • Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
  • EPowerment by Dr. Izzy Justice
  • It’s Always Personal by Anne Kreamer
  • The Brain-Friendly Workplace: 5 Big Ideas from Neuroscience That Address Organizational Challenges by Erika Garms
  • The Charisma Myth: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism by Olivia Fox Cabane