THE INFINITE GAME | Simon Sinek

I have been searching for the words to explain the contrast between my love of playing volleyball and my love of the world of work - same in some ways, very different in others. This book summed it up for me - in very tangible ways. Mr. Sinek provides very clear examples of how [...]

By |2019-11-12T12:11:05-08:00November 12th, 2019|What Is Judy Reading?|Comments Off on THE INFINITE GAME | Simon Sinek

SELF-LEADERSHIP | Andrew Bryant & Ana Lucia Kazan

"We are nouns, not verbs." Who we are is separate from what we do. Self-confidence is fueled by purpose and moderated by the ability to accept one's mistakes. The authors have created a dense, yet specific, path through self-leadership. There are a number of assessments along the way, designed to explore who you are, what [...]

By |2019-10-28T18:02:50-07:00October 28th, 2019|What Is Judy Reading?|Comments Off on SELF-LEADERSHIP | Andrew Bryant & Ana Lucia Kazan

FIND YOUR PASSION. 25 QUESTIONS YOU MUST ASK YOURSELF | Henri Junttila

I stumbled on this e-book as I was introducing myself to the Kindle app on my iPad. The questions are built for journaling, it’s a working guide to the life you want, not the life you have. So, as we turn to cooler weather, and move indoors while the light shifts earlier in the day, [...]

By |2019-09-24T14:04:40-07:00September 24th, 2019|What Is Judy Reading?|Comments Off on FIND YOUR PASSION. 25 QUESTIONS YOU MUST ASK YOURSELF | Henri Junttila

DARE TO LEAD | Brené Brown

“Our ability to be daring leaders will never be greater than our capacity for vulnerability.” This is Ms. Brown’s sixth book, and it’s another excellent read if you are interested in the research that supports vulnerability. In this installment, Brené brings forward the necessity of authenticity, vulnerability, and safe containers. Two points that particularly caused [...]

By |2019-08-27T10:51:02-07:00August 27th, 2019|What Is Judy Reading?|Comments Off on DARE TO LEAD | Brené Brown

THE POWER OF HABIT | Charles Duhigg

“Habits are technically defined as: the choices that all of us deliberately make at some point, and then stop thinking about but continue doing, often every day.” That statement was enough for me to be hooked on this book. Mr. Duhigg walks us through the steps to change a habit and also ones to build [...]

By |2019-07-15T14:29:25-07:00July 15th, 2019|What Is Judy Reading?|Comments Off on THE POWER OF HABIT | Charles Duhigg

TRUSTOLOGY | Richard Fagerlin

When I first opened this book and saw the font I knew it would be an easy read for a tough topic, and that grabbed my attention. If you are in charge of people or processes, this book provides easy and insightful ways to measure and gain trust. His analogy of a three legged stool [...]

By |2019-05-28T11:00:28-07:00May 28th, 2019|What Is Judy Reading?|Comments Off on TRUSTOLOGY | Richard Fagerlin

THE LEADERSHIP MOMENT | Michael Useem + Warren Bennis

Mr. Useem does a great job of taking nine real events, telling the story of each of them, and then debriefing the leadership moments throughout the event. Whether you believe leadership is a calling, or doing the right thing, or making a difference, there is a story here for you. It's an easy read and [...]

By |2019-04-22T11:52:10-07:00April 22nd, 2019|What Is Judy Reading?|Comments Off on THE LEADERSHIP MOMENT | Michael Useem + Warren Bennis

CO-ACTIVE COACHING | Henry Kimsey-House, Karen Kimsey-House, Phil Sandahl, Laura Whitworth

If you’re wondering about the skills involved in coaching, this book is a great place to start. The authors do a great job of providing easy steps to advance your skills while also giving ideas for your own growth. Coaching is a profession, a skill, and also a personal development option. This book seamlessly weaves [...]

By |2019-03-26T10:34:45-07:00March 26th, 2019|What Is Judy Reading?|Comments Off on CO-ACTIVE COACHING | Henry Kimsey-House, Karen Kimsey-House, Phil Sandahl, Laura Whitworth

HILLBILLY ELEGY-J.D. Vance

“There is no group of Americans more pessimistic than working class whites.” As is true for most of the books shared here, this one was referred to me as the story of a lawyer who grew up in rural Kentucky (I was born in Kentucky, so it had immediate interest to me). He eventually found [...]

By |2019-02-26T11:23:47-08:00February 26th, 2019|What Is Judy Reading?|Comments Off on HILLBILLY ELEGY-J.D. Vance

MASTERY | George Leonard

Our society gives accolades to those who accomplish, achieve, and win. Mr. Leonard suggests that mastery happens in the plateaus, the places where we are practicing over and over with only the desire to practice, not achieve. This book is not new, and the message is consistent – loving what you do provides the sustaining [...]

By |2019-01-28T19:26:17-08:00January 28th, 2019|What Is Judy Reading?|Comments Off on MASTERY | George Leonard