August 11, 2018 by Grayce in Uncategorized

Healthy Brain, Happy Life

– by Wendy Suzuki, PhD. I had the pleasure of hearing Dr. Suzuki speak at a conference and was so intrigued with the neuroscience of the brain that I flew through her book. Dr. Suzuki explains in layperson terms the complexity of the brain, how the brain functions, and our ability to expand the size of […]

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August 21, 2016 by Grayce in Uncategorized

The M-Factor: How the Millennial Generation is Rocking the Workplace

– by Lynne C. Lancaster and David Stillman. Collaboratively researched by a Baby Boomer, a Gen X-er and a Millennial the book offers a deeper understanding of the perspectives of Millennials. The research and references to other works/research provides insights to stimulate thinking about the different generations. While there are certainly generalizations about the generations, the […]

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August 21, 2016 by Grayce in Uncategorized

The Harvard Business Review Guide to Coaching

This resource offers solid reminders of best coaching practices as well as insightful comments to enhance your coaching abilities.  Each chapter, written by different leadership experts, provides learnings and take-aways for you to adapt your own coaching approach.  The introduction, for example, emphasizes there is not one “Right” coaching style and encourages leaders to practice […]

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March 17, 2015 by Grayce in Uncategorized

Steal Like An Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

– by Austin Kleon. In 10 festive and visually appealing chapters, Mr. Kleon offers suggestions for increasing your creativity.  Many of my clients ask for resources on helping their team members increase their creative thinking skills to solve the business challenges the organization is facing.  Here is one fun resource to building more creative and innovative […]

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March 17, 2015 by Grayce in Uncategorized

Life Reimagined: Discovering Your New Life Possibilities

– by Richard J. Leider and Alan M. Webber. Mr. Leider is the bestselling author of several books, including Repacking Your Bags, and Mr. Webber is the Cofounder of Fast Company.  As I’ve launched my own business, I’ve unknowingly followed some of their approach to reimaging my life.  Now, I have a framework for continuing […]

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March 17, 2015 by Grayce in Uncategorized

TED.com

I use a TED.com clip in nearly every client engagement to spark ideas and provoke stimulating dialogues.  One word of caution:  you can get totally absorbed in watching the next clip, and the next, and the next…  Be inspired!  Here are two to get you started.   http://www.ted.com/talks/drew_dudley_everyday_leadership http://www.ted.com/talks/shawn_achor_the_happy_secret_to_better_work

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March 17, 2015 by Grayce in Uncategorized

Fast Company

I have read Fast Company on and off over the years to broaden my perspective on a variety of different industries.  The language in the articles can be a bit irreverent (not your grandmother’s reading) and the stories sometimes feature “characters”; however, you will come away with a whole new way of thinking about a […]

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