Tina's Choices

Books that influenced me...


As the Ancient Chinese Proverb says "If we don't change the direction we're going, we're likely to end up where we're headed.' 

Since starting my Masters degree in Leadership I have come across many inspiring books and am slowly adding them to my ever evolving list

Joan Anderson - A Year by the Sea      

Alice Miller - The Drama of the Gifted Child

John Bowlby - A Secure Base

Anna Quindlen - Being Perfect

Louise Hay - The Power is Within You

Caroline Myss - Anatomy of the Spirit

Robert Karen - Becoming Attached

Clarissa Pinkola Estes - Women Who Run with Wolves

John Izzo - The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die

Gary Chapman - The Five Love Languages

Thich Nhat Hanh - True Love: A Practice for Awakening the Heart

Patricia Love & Steven Stosny - How to Improve your Marriage

without Talking About It

Stacey Hall & Jan Brogniez - Attracting Perfect Customers, The

Power of Strategic Synchronicity  

Michael Bungay Stanier - Find Your Great Work

Maria Nemeth - Mastering Life's Energies         

Richard Leider & David Shapiro - Claiming your place at the fire

Richard Leider & David Shapiro - Repacking Your Bags

Gail Straub - Returning to My Mother's House

Margo Adair - Meditations on Everything Under the Sun

Marianne Williamson - A Return to Love & A Woman's Worth

Anne M. Johnson - Gift from the Sea

Sheelagh Mawe - Dandelion, The extraordinary life of a misfit

David B. Wexler - When Good Men Behave Badly & Is he depressed or what?

Thomas J. Stanley & William D. Danko - The Millionaire Next Door

Don Miguel Ruiz - The Four Agreements

His Holiness The Dalai Lama - In My Own Words

Corrie Woods - The Woman's Field guide to Exceptional Living

Eckhart Tolle - The Power of Now & A New Earth

Margery Williams - The Velveteen Rabbit

Shel Silverstein - The Giving Tree

Thomas J. Leonard - Simply Brilliance & Working Wisdom

Marcus Buckingham & Curt Coffman - First, Break all the Rules

Stephen R. Covey- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen C. Lundin & Harry Paul & John Christensen - Fish

Ulrich Smallwood - Why the Bottom Line Isn't

Spencer Johnson - Who moved My Cheese

Jon R. Katzenbach & Douglas K. Smith - The Wisdom of Teams

Lee G. Bolman & Terrance E. Deal - Reframing Organizations

Patrick Lencioni - Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Barry Oshry - Seeing Systems - Unlocking the mysteries of organizational life

William Bridges, PHD - Managing Transitions - making the most of change

Chris Argyris - On Organizational learning

Michael Carroll - The Mindful Leader

Hedley G. Dimock and Raye Kass - How to observe your group

Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis & Annie McKee - Primal Leadership - Learning to lead with emotional intelligence

Peter Senge - The Fifth Discipline - The Art & Practice of the Learning Organization

Kouzes & Posner - Leadership Challenge

Thomas Moore - Care of the Soul

Wayne Dyer - Wishes Fulfilled, I can see Clearly Now

Brene Brown - The Gifts of Imprfection, Daring Greatly, I Thought It Was Just Me