Resources

Resources that have inspired my work with women leaders and influence me in daily life.

Books

on women, the workplace, and leadership

Leadership Search Coaching


Playing Big

TARA MOHR

An inspirational book that gives women practical tools and motivation to stretch beyond their self-imposed limitations and take bold action for themselves and their careers.

 

Leadership Search Coaching

You Can't Fix What You Can't See

KAREN CORNWELL

Cornwell, a Silicon Valley tech guru, provides practical tools that allow men to ‘see’ more clearly, and therefore to help ‘fix,’ the battles women face in the workplace.

 

Leadership Search Coaching

The Virago Book of Women Travelers

EDITED BY MARY MORRIS

Tales of adventurous women who ignored convention and charted their own travels.

 

Leadership Search Coaching

Successful Women Speak Differently

VALORIE BURTON

Practical, powerful tips on communication that can increase confidence and expand influence.

 

Leadership Search Coaching

What Works For Women At Work

JOAN C. WILLIAMS AND RACHEL DEMPSEY

Illustrates four patterns that present challenges for working women, and strategies for addressing them

 

Leadership Search Coaching

What Works: Gender Equality by Design

IRIS BOHNET

Focuses on practical steps organizations can take to address and overcome gender inequality.

 

Leadership Search Coaching

How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back

SALLY HELGESEN AND MARSHALL GOLDSMITH

A good overview of self-defeating behaviors that hold women back from realizing their ambitions, with practical tips for overcoming them.

 

Leadership Search Coaching

How Remarkable Women Lead

JOANNA BARSH AND SUSIE CRANSTON

As useful for men as for women, provides a pragmatic framework for leadership (“Centered Leadership”) that moves beyond stereotypes.

 

Leadership Search Coaching

The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work

MICHELLE P. KING

Important perspective, grounded in ample research, that it’s workplaces that need fixing — not women. Benefits for men too!

 

Leadership Search Coaching

Dare To Lead: Brave Work, Tough Conversations, Whole Hearts

BRENE BROWN

A must-read primer for developing brave leadership skills, in organizations or in any realm.

 

Follow me on social media