'The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world.' 

- Lao Tzu

Work we love

When it comes to how to transform lives and organisations there are thousands of libraries and a whole internet to consult, the material is endless. But here is a selection for you of things that we love. See it as inspiration, maybe as instruction. Hope you find it useful. 

 

Reading: Philosophy / Fiction / Non-Fiction

 

Maya Angelou - I know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Don Beck & Christopher Cowan - Spiral Dynamics, Mastering Values, Leadership and Change

Richard Bach - Jonathan Livingstone Seagull 

Robert Bly - The Kabir Book

Richard Branson - Screw it, Let’s do it

Teilhard de Chardin - Hymn of the Universe

Stephen Covey, Roger Merrill & Rebecca Merrill - First Things First

Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari - Rhizome

Hale Dwoskin - The Sedona Method

Reshad Feild - The Last Barrier

Viktor E Frankl - Man’s Search for Meaning

M.K. Gandhi - Non-Violent Resistance

Daniel Goleman - Emotional Intelligence & Primal Leadership

Robert K. Greenleaf - Servant Leadership 

Dag Hammarskjold - Waymarks

Herman Hesse - Siddharta

Etty Hillesum - Autobiographical An Interrupted Life 1941-1943

William Issacs - Dialogue and the Art of Thinking Together

Gerald Jampolsky - Love is Letting go of Fear

Joseph Jaworski - Synchronicity

Tony Judt - Il Fares the Land

Martin Luther King Jr. - I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World

Daniel Ladinsky - Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West 

Nelson Mandela - Walk to Freedom

Daniel Ofman - Core Qualities: A Gateway to Human Resources

Oriah Mountain Dreamer - The Call

George Orwell - Nineteen Eighty-Four

Robert Pirsig - Lila 

Ayn Rand - The Fountainhead 

Rainer Maria Rilke - Songs to Orpheus

Marshall Rosenberg - Nonviolent communication

Rumi: Hidden Music - Maryam Mafim

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - The Little Prince 

Kathryn Stockkett - The Help

Rabindranath Tagore - Tagore A Testament

Peggy Taylor and Charlie Murphy - Catch the Fire

Eckhart Tolle -  A New Earth 

David Whyte - The Heart Aroused

Ken Wilber - The Marriage of Sense and Soul

Marianne Williamson - A Return to Love & The Law of Divine Compensation

 

Online Videos

 

Amy Cuddy - YOUR BODY LANGUAGE SHAPES WHO YOU ARE

Brene Brown - THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY

Charlie Chaplin - THE GREATEST SPEECH EVER MADE

LOST GENERATION

HERE’S TO THE CRAZY ONES

The legend of Bagger Vance – THE FIELD

Malala Yousafzai AT THE UN

Team Hoyt – CAN

The power of emplathy – RSA ANIMATE

Drew Dudley - LEADING WITH LOLLIPOPS

Jill Bolte Taylor - POWERFUL STROKE OF INSIGHT

Chimananda Adichie - THE DANGER OF A SINGLE STORY

Oprah Winfrey - STANFORD COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS 2008

FREE HUGS

JK Rowling - THE FRINGE BENEFITS OF FAILURE

Derek Sivers – HOW TO START A MOVEMENT

THE MONKEY BUSINESS ILLUSION

Shane Koyczan - FOR THE BULLIED & BEAUTIFUL

Steve Jobs - STANFORD COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS 2005

Louie Schwartzberg - GRATITUDE

MY PHILOSOPHY FOR A HAPPY LIFE

     

 

 

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