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In the Confident Change Management course, we referred to over 100 book resources.  Below are a listing of the books we referred to in the course that have public book reviews.  If you’re interested in the complete list of change related book reviews, visit our book reviews page.

  1. The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals
  2. The Accidental Taxonomist
  3. The Adult Learner: The Definitive Classic in Adult Education and Human Resource Development
  4. The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business
  5. Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become
  6. Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder
  7. Beyond Boundaries: Learning to Trust Again in Relationships
  8. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
  9. Building Trust: In Business, Politics, Relationships, and Life
  10. Buy-In: Saving Your Good Idea from Getting Shot Down
  11. Change or Die
  12. Coachbook: A Guide to Organizational Coaching Strategies & Practices
  13. Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Build Common Ground, and Reap Big Results
  14. Collaborative Intelligence: Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems
  15. The Complete Book of the SR-71 Blackbird
  16. Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All
  17. Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention
  18. Critical Knowledge Transfer: Tools for Managing Your Company’s Deep Smarts
  19. Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High
  20. Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
  21. De-Escalate: How to Calm an Angry Person in 90 Seconds or Less
  22. Demand: Creating What People Love Before They Know They Want It
  23. Dialogue Mapping: Building Shared Understanding of Wicked Problems
  24. Dialogue: The Art of Thinking Together
  25. Diffusion of Innovations
  26. Efficiency in Learning: Evidence-Based Guidelines to Manage Cognitive Load
  27. Emotion and Adaptation
  28. The Ethnographic Interview
  29. An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Departmental Organization
  30. The Evolution of Cooperation
  31. Extinguish Burnout: A Practical Guide to Prevention and Recovery
  32. The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth
  33. Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life
  34. Find Your Courage: 12 Acts for Becoming Fearless at Work and in Life
  35. Flow: the Psychology of Optimal Experience
  36. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
  37. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap … and Others Don’t
  38. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
  39. Guerrilla Marketing: Easy and Inexpensive Strategies for Making Big Profits from Your Small Business
  40. The Halo Effect: … and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers
  41. The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom
  42. The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organization
  43. The Heretic’s Guide to Management: The Art of Harnessing Ambiguity
  44. Heroic Leadership: Best Practices from a 450-Year-Old Company that Changed the World
  45. The Hope Circuit: A Psychologist’s Journey from Helplessness to Optimism
  46. Hostage at the Table
  47. How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
  48. How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving
  49. How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business
  50. How We Know What Isn’t So: Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life
  51. Ignite: Beat Burnout and Rekindle your Inner Fire
  52. Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization
  53. Influence: Science and Practice, 5e
  54. Infographics: The Power of Visual Storytelling
  55. Joy, Inc.
  56. Leading Change
  57. Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce
  58. Made to Stick: Why some Ideas Survive and Others Die
  59. Mastering Logical Fallacies: The Definitive Guide to Flawless Rhetoric and Bulletproof Logic
  60. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
  61. Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Actions
  62. Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change
  63. The New Edge in Knowledge: How Knowledge Management Is Changing the Way We Do Business
  64. The New Rules of Marketing & PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases, & Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly
  65. The Normal Personality: A New Way of Thinking About People
  66. On Death and Dying
  67. Organising Knowledge: Taxonomies, Knowledge, and Organisational Effectiveness
  68. The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
  69. Outliers: The Story of Success
  70. The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less
  71. Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
  72. Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
  73. Pervasive Information Architecture: Designing Cross-Channel User Experiences
  74. Positivity: Top-Notch Research Reveals the Upward Spiral That Will Change Your Life
  75. Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade
  76. Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness
  77. Resolving Conflicts at Work: Ten Strategies for Everyone on the Job
  78. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
  79. The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance
  80. The Rise of the Creative Class, Revisited: Revised and Expanded
  81. The Science of Trust: Emotional Attunement for Couples
  82. Seeing What Others Don’t: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights
  83. Selling to VITO (The Very Important Top Officer): Get to the top. Get to the Point. Get to the Sale
  84. Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power & Greatness
  85. The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail- but Some Don’t
  86. Sources of Power: How People Make Decisions
  87. Split-Second Persuasion: The Ancient Art and New Science of Changing Minds
  88. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
  89. Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel
  90. Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction
  91. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
  92. Thinking, Fast and Slow
  93. Thinking in Systems: A Primer
  94. Trust and Betrayal in the Workplace
  95. Trust: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order
  96. The Tyranny of Metrics
  97. A Way of Being
  98. What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful
  99. Who Am I?: 16 Basic Desires that Motivate Our Actions and Define Our Personalities
  100. Why We Do What We Do
  101. Wired for Story: The Writer’s Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence