The Tao of Coaching

The Tao of Coaching by Max Landsberg is an excellent book about coaching as a leader. The tagline on the book says Boost your effectiveness at work by inspiring and developing those around you which sums up coaching from the leaders perspective. The books is described like this: This book offers information on how to... Continue Reading →

Your Best Year Yet

This review is about Your Best Year Yet - The 10 questions that will change your life forever, written by Jinny Ditzler. I came across this book since it should be the topic for a breakfast seminar at CoachCompanion. The book felt right and I ordered the book at once, before being at the seminar.... Continue Reading →

Wherever you go there you are

A while back I finished a book by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Wherever you go there you are - Mindfulness Mediation in Everyday Life. I love Jon's low key style. The book which consists of very short chapters, most of them only a few pages long, covers different aspects of mindfulness and meditation. There are also practices... Continue Reading →

Finding Your Howl

As I mention in Lightworker I woke up one morning and had two words ringing in my head. The first one, ochoa, is Basque and means wolf. That did not ring any bell back then but today it makes sense. I came across Finding Your Howl over at ChangeThis. To find our howl we have... Continue Reading →

Arriving at your own Door

I am reading Arriving at your own Door - 108 lessons in mindfulness by Jon Kabat-Zinn. The book consists of qoutes (verses) that are compiled from Coming to our senses: Healing ourselves and the world through mindfulness. On the back of the book it says: A quiet trust in awareness sometimes requires inspiration and gentle... Continue Reading →

Mindfulness for Beginners

Mindfulness for Beginners is a set with two CD's with Jon Kabat-Zinn, each CD lasts around 70 minutes. The first CD is an introduction to mindfulness, awareness and to MBSR, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. The second CD has five guided meditations. The first CD has sessions about: • The only moment we have • What is... Continue Reading →

What is Zen?

I have read the book What is Zen? by Alan Watts. The book contains a selection of Alan's talks and the four parts are about: • A simple way, A difficult way • Zen reconsidered • Space • Zen mind I like the book, it is easy to read yet it makes you think and... Continue Reading →

Do Less, Achieve More

I have finished Do Less, Achieve More by Chin-Ning Chu. The subtitle is Discover the hidden power of giving in. The book is divided into three parts, each one dealing with one of the three secrets which are: Fine-tune your actions Put your mind at ease Discover the divine power Under finetuning your actions is... Continue Reading →

The Starfish and the Spider

The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations is written by Ori Brafman and Rod Beckström. It is a very interesting book that compare two different kind of organizations but also mentions a hybrid or combo version, best of both. Spiders are centralized, command and control, organizations. Historical examples are the Spanish... Continue Reading →

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