Top 4 Resources to help Leaders Nurture a Healthy Culture

Have you ever worked someplace and felt like you didn't fit? How the people thought or behaved violated your code of conduct or how you want to work. Those established norms of a team are part of its culture. Your job as a leader is to recognize your team's standards, coach in the behaviors and ways of thinking you want to see more of and coach out unwanted behaviors.


The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else

Patrick M. Lencioni
"There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Faster innovation? Smarter employees? No, New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, argues that the seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to do with what they know and how smart they are and more to do with how healthy they are."


Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead

Laszlo Bock
"Bock takes us inside one of history's most explosively successful businesses to reveal why Google is consistently rated one of the best places to work in the world, distilling 15 years of intensive worker R&D into principles that are easy to put into action, whether you're a team of one or a team of thousands."


The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

Daniel Coyle
"In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle goes inside some of the world’s most successful organizations—including the U.S. Navy’s SEAL Team Six, IDEO, and the San Antonio Spurs—and reveals what makes them tick. He demystifies the culture-building process by identifying three key skills that generate cohesion and cooperation, and explains how diverse groups learn to function with a single mind."


Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Organizations Need and Employees Want

Beverly Kaye, Julie Winkle Giulioni
"Study after study confirms that career development is the single most powerful tool managers have for driving retention, engagement, productivity, and results. But most managers feel like they just don't have time. This book offers a better way: frequent, short conversations with employees about their career goals that can be integrated seamlessly into the normal course of business."