RESOURCES

Here you’ll find books, articles, podcasts, videos, websites and more that will help you better support employee wellbeing, improve team performance and build courageous leaders. Discover a great resource yourself that you’d like to share? Contact us and we’ll add it to the list.

SUPPORTING EMPLOYEE WELLBEING


Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

Burnout is a hot topic in organizations – and rightfully so. But it’s also widely misunderstood. For a clearer picture on what burnout is and how to avoid or recover from it, read this new book:

Lessons from the Longest Study on Happiness

What does a one-of-a-kind 75-year longitudinal study tell us about the most important factors in building health and happiness as we age? Watch this 12-minute Ted Talk to find out:

Bob Kegan explaining Immunity to Change

Why DO people struggle so much to change self-defeating behaviors, even when they really want to? When you’re ready to understand why change is so hard, check out this 9-minute video:

Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Our Worst

Why DO people stay stuck in self-defeating habits or, conversely, surprise us with amazing choices? For a completely new understanding of human behavior, read Robert Sapolsky’s book:

Comforting Lies vs. Unpleasant Truths

When it comes to the relationship between organizational performance and employee health, there are a few comforting lies that need to go. Read our article to find out what they are:

What's Really Up with Healthcare Costs?

How much is employee health really related to rising costs? Check out this article by Rebecca Johnson:

The Comeback: Better Than Ever

Resilience is really about the ability to come back after a setback as strong or stronger than ever – and that requires aligning with your most important values and practicing the behaviors that help you live into them. Download our free 30-minute course for a new perspective on creating the comeback you want:

IMPROVING TEAM PERFORMANCE


No Ego, No Drama

Interested in reducing the drama on your team to free up energy for more creativity, collaboration and innovation? Check out Cy Wakeman’s book No Ego or a podcast overview of Reality-Based Leadership with Alex Door.

Developing a Leadership Mindset at All Levels

Are you helping employees at ALL levels upgrade their inner operating systems and develop a leadership mindset? If not, consider one of our signature trainings.

The Fearless Organization

What’s the most important ingredient for fostering a high-performing team? Learn about the concept of psychological safety and take a free assessment here:

How’s Work?

How important are interpersonal relationships in the workplace in creating the business outcomes you want? Listen to Ester Perei’s podcast series where she brings a new perspective to the invisible forces that shape workplace connections:

DEVELOPING COURAGEOUS LEADERS


Where to start?

Courageous Leadership is an evolution. Start by learning more from Daring Leadership expert Brene Brown:

Courageous Leadership Trainings

Ready to offer your company’s leaders a chance to become daring leaders? Consider one of our signature trainings:

CROSS -SECTIONAL AND MISCELLANEOUS


Our Changing Brains

Improving wellbeing, team performance or leadership style are all endeavors that require change from the inside out – which is really about changing our brain activity and mental habits. Since our brains are changing all the time, this means we have to intentionally leverage that malleability to create new thoughts, feelings and behaviors that support the best version of us. For more on this idea, listen to this podcast or read this book:

The ViDL Wheel

What does it take to build a thriving culture? Download a free one-pager for a model you can use to frame your thinking:

How to Build a Thriving Culture at Work

Want the short synopsis of why culture is so central to improving employee wellbeing, team performance and organizational outcomes? Listen to this podcast interview podcast interview for a great summary:

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