Resources

Coach and Educator

IMG_1710Time to Focus- iTunes App, by 360 Mindset & Brett Ponder

mzl.gmtpbrvo.175x175-75This app is for anyone desiring to focus in a way that will deliver high performance results. It could be a big game, big meeting, or big test. Go to the iTunes store and search for “Time to Focus” and look for the 30-seconds icon.  We hope you enjoy the Time to Focus App.

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How, by Daniel Coyle

What is the secret of talent? How do we unlock it? In this groundbreaking work, journalist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle provides parents, teachers, coaches, businesspeople—and everyone else—with tools they can use to maximize potential in themselves and others.

Masterful Coaching, by Robert Hargrove

When the first edition ofMasterful Coaching was published, it quickly became the standard resource for anyone who was a coach, considering becoming a coach, or curious about being an extraordinary coach. In this completely revised third edition of his
groundbreaking book, Hargrove presents his profound insights into the journey to of
becoming a masterful coach along with guiding ideas, tools, and methods.

Positivity

The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel
Success and Performance at Work, by Shawn Achor

In The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor, who spent over a decade living, researching, and lecturing at Harvard University, draws on his own research—including one of the largest studies of happiness and potential at Harvard and others at companies like UBS and KPMG —to fix this broken formula. Using stories and case studies from his work with thousands of Fortune 500 executives in 42 countries, Achor explains how we can reprogram our brains to become more positive in order to gain a competitive edge at work.

Positive Intelligence: Why Only 20% of Teams and Individuals Achieve Their True
Potential AND HOW YOU CAN ACHIEVE YOURS, by Shirzad Chamine

New York Times Bestseller! In his popular Stanford University lectures,
Shirzad Chamine reveals how to achieve one’s true potential for both professional success and personal fulfillment.His groundbreaking research exposes ten well- disguised mental Saboteurs. Nearly 95 percent of the executives in his Stanford lectures conclude that these Saboteurs cause “significant harm” to achieving their full potential. With Positive Intelligence, you can learn the secret to defeating these internal foes.

Thinking and Mindset

Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save Their Future, by Dr. Tim Elmore and Dan
Cathy

The one book every parent, teacher, coach, and youth pastor should read.

This landmark book paints a compelling—and sobering—picture of what could happen to
our society if we don’t change the way we relate to today’s teens and young adults.
Researched-based and solution-biased, it moves beyond sounding an alarm to outlining
practical strategies to:

  • Guide “stuck” adolescents and at-risk boys to productive adulthood
  • Correct crippling parenting styles
  • Repair damage from (unintentional) lies we’ve told kids
  • Guide them toward real success instead of superficial “self-esteem”
  • Adopt education strategies that engage (instead of bore) an “i” generation

Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition by Daniel Goleman

Goleman, a psychology professor at Rutgers, introduced the world to the concept of
Emotional Intelligence (“EI”) with this groundbreaking book from 1996. The author
outlines a wide array of competencies and skills that drive leadership performance. The
four main constructs of EI are: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, and
Relationship Management. Importantly, unlike IQ, emotional intelligence can be learned
and developed.

7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen R. Covey

What author Stephen R. Covey advocates is no less than a paradigm shift—a major change in how readers perceive the world. This encompasses time management, proactivity, positive thinking, spiritual life, communication, and more. With compelling anecdotes and penetrating insight on every page, Dr. Covey guides the way to a life lived with integrity, service, dignity, and success—both at home and at work.