Recommended Reading

Books for Trainers: Running more Engaging, Effective Training Sessions

  • Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century by Colin Rose and Malcom J Nicholl
  • Creating Significant Learning Experiences by L. Dee Fink
  • Creativity Games for Trainers by Robert Epstein
  • Critical Writing Warm-up Activities - The Daily Spark by Spark Publishing
  • 50 One-Minute Tips for Trainers by Carrie Van Daele
  • How to Run Seminars and Workshops by Robert L. Jolles
  • 50 Creative Training Openers and Energizers by Bob Pike and Lynn Solem
  • How to Measure Training Results by Jack Phillips and Ron Drew Stone


Books about Interpersonal Communication: Work Better with Others

  • Change Your Life and Everyone In It by Michele Weiner Davis
  • Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
  • First Impressions: What You Don’t Know About How Others See You by Ann Demarais, Ph. D., and Valerie White, Ph. D.
  • The Social Styles Handbook by Larry Wilson

Books about Better Client Relationships: Create Better Outcomes for Your Clients

  • Delivering Knock Your Socks Off Service by Kristin Anderson and Ron Zemke
  • Flawless Consulting by Peter Block
  • The 5th Discipline Field Book by Peter Senge, et al.
  • Getting to Yes, Negotiating Agreement without Giving In by Roger Fisher and William Ury


Books about Presentation Skills: Become a More Engaging Speaker

  • Even a Geek can Speak by Joey Asher
  • Get to the Point by Elizabeth Danziger
  • High Impact Presentation and Training Skills by Micki Holliday
  • The Big Book of Icebreakers by Edie West
  • A Scientist’s Guide to Talking with Media by Richard Hayes and Daniel Grossman

Books about Leadership: Using Your Communication to Lead

  • Crazy Times Call for Crazy Organizations by Steven L. Feinberg
  • The Leadership Challenge by James Kouzes and Barry Posner
  • Leadership Presence by Belle Linda Halpern and Kathy Lubar
  • The Tom Peters Seminar by Tom Peters
  • A Passion for Excellence: The Leadership Difference by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin 


Books that Make You Think

  • 22 Immutable Laws of Branding by Al Ries and Laura Ries
  • The Art of Possibility by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander 
  • Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Five Star Mind Games & Puzzles to Stimulate Your Creativity by Tom Wujec
  • Outliers by Malcom Gladwell
  • Wake Up Your Creative Genius by Kurt Hanks and Jay A. Parry 

 Cross Cultural Communication

  • Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands by Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway
  • Managing Across the Borders by Christopher A. Bartlett and Sumantra  Ghosha