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Some Favorite Books, DVDs, CDs...

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Books

    Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
    by Malcolm Gladwell

    Malcolm Gladwell revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant - in the blink of an eye - that actually aren't as simple as they seem.


    A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
    by Daniel H. Pink

    delightful look at how the future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: designers, inventors, teachers, storytellers-creative and emphatic "right-brain thinkers" whose abilities mark the fault line between who gets ahead and who doesn't.



    Spiral Dynamics: Mastering Values, Leadership, and Change (Developmental Management)
    by Don Edward Beck and Christopher C. Cowan

    A fascinating theory on the hidden codes that shape human nature, create global diversities, and drive evolutionary change. Suggested reading from both Newfield Network and from Spirals over the Northwest. Fascinating read!! Based on Clare Graves research



    Mastery: The Keys to success and long-term fulfillment
    by George Leonard

    This little book is an amazingly insightful read. The simple conversation of becoming a master can be applied to anything in anyone's life, regardless of personal or professional goals. Recommended by Newfield Network

    A Theory of Everything
    by Ken Wilber

    "Wilbur's 'integral vision' offers readers the opportunity to make valuable connections among disparate disciplines and - just maybe-to prepare themselves for a brave new world. - Publishers Weekly. Recommended by Newfield Network. This book opened up to me the conversation of Spiral Dynamics and how we as humans operate in the world coming from distinct... vMemes.  Which vMEMES are you primarily working from...?

    The Tree of Knowledge: The Biological Roots of Human Understanding
    by Humberto R. Maturana, Ph.D. and Francisco J. Varela, Ph.D.

    This little book is an amazingly insightful read. The simple conversation of becoming a master can be applied to anything in anyone's life, regardless of personal or professional goals. Recommended by Newfield Network


    Ishmael
    by Daniel Quinn

    An almost seemingly believable story with an interesting lesson in human belief systems. Assigned to me in my pre-course certification work at Newfield Network. It's delightful...Recommended by Carol Courcy, Newfield Network


    The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
    by Don Miguel Ruiz

    An almost seemingly believable story with an interesting lesson in human belief systems. Assigned to me in my pre-course certification work at Newfield Network. It's delightful...Recommended by Carol Courcy, Newfield Network.


    Boomeritis
    by Ken Wilbur

    An original work of fiction that combines scholarship with tongue-in-cheek storytelling to present the integral approach to human development that he expounded in more conventional terms in his recent A Theory of Everything (see). Yikes! DIFFICULT for me to read... his first and maybe not so much his best... and another cool learning opportunities... In my opinion, just skip the bolded paragraphs. Recommended by Newfield Network.



    The Portable Coach: 28 Surefire Strategies for Business and Personal Success
    Thomas J. Leonard, Byron Larson (Contributor)

    An original work of fiction that combines scholarship with tongue-in-cheek storytelling to present the integral approach to human development that he expounded in more conventional terms in his recent Written by the "coach's coach" who also founded Coach University. Wonderful to work through... a good guide for getting you on the track of transformation of a way of being that might not be working for you. Recommended by Joe DH Schneider, Orange County Register.



    A Whack on the Side of the Head: How You Can Be More Creative
    by Roger Von Oech

    Ha!  We all need one!  An informative and humorous book to read.



    Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life
    by Spencer Johnson, Kenneth H. Blanchard

    Fun yet thought provoking book. Easy read, good message! Recommended by Christy Miller



    Surviving Nursing
    by Emily Smythe E.M.

    Ms. Smythe introduces to nurses the concepts of  self-awareness, balance, a problem-solving approach in their own lives so that they focus on the possible vs. unrealistic expectations.



    The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom: Practical and Spiritual Steps So You Can Stop Worrying
    by Suze Orman

    Suze has a delightful way of making a seemingly complicated subject very simple to understand. Recommended by Susan Giles



    The Alchemist
    by Paulo Coelho

    This is an easy read with a powerful thought provoking story.



    The Future of Money
    by Paulo Coelho

    The conversation around what will happen to money and what we will be using instead is fascinating!