" Thanks to Art's coaching, I have come to understand my individual style and how it interacts with those around me.

Art has guided me to find under-utilized aspects of my own personality and develop them into assets that I now regularly leverage.

From simple communication techniques to complex behavior management concepts, Art has provided me with a custom tool kit that has catalyzed my systemic effectiveness.

I know that, in numerous high-impact situations, his coaching has allowed me to successfully negotiate pitfalls and capitalize on opportunities I might have otherwise missed.

Woking with Art has optimized my promotion of my organization's goals and has transformed my path toward my own."

Matthew Szvetecz M.D.
Exempla Denver Medical Associates

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING... A FEW OF MY FAVORITES

LEADERSHIP | STRATEGY


The Last Word on Power: Executive Re-Invention for Leaders Who Must Make The Impossible Happen, by Tracy Goss

The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters, by Peter Block

Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman, Richard E. Boyatzis, and Annie McKee

Built to Last, by Jim Collins

Good to Great, by Jim Collins

How the Way We Talk Can Change the Way We Work: Seven Languages for Transformation, by Robert Kegan, Lisa Laskow Lahey

The Fifth Discipline, by Peter Senge

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey

The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg

The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels,
by Michael Watkins

Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes, by William Bridges

The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho and Alan R. Clarke

Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership, by Joseph Jaworski and Peter M. Senge

INTEGRAL THINKING


A Brief History of Everything, by Ken Wilber

No Boundary: Eastern and Western Approaches to Personal Growth, by Ken Wilber

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT


Coaching: Evoking Excellence in Others, by James Flaherty

You Are What You Say: The Proven Program that Uses the Power of Language to Combat Stress, Anger, and Depression, by Matthew Budd and Larry Rothstein

Getting Our Bodies Back, by Christine Caldwell

The Intuitive Body, by Wendy Palmer

I Don't Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression,
by Terrence Real

The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Know to Make Love Work, by Terrence Real


Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor Frankel


The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles,
by Steven Pressfield

Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell

Start Where You Are, by Pema Chodron

The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life, by Rosamund Stone Zander, and Benjamin Zander

COMMUNICATIONS


Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most, by Douglas Stone, Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler

Crucial Conversations - Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition,
by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler

Nonviolent Communication:  A Language of Life, by Marshall B. Rosenberg and Arun Gandh

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion,
by Jonathan Haidt

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE | NEUROBIOLOGY


Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman

Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships, by Daniel Goleman

Mindsight, by Daniel Siegel

The Neurobiology of We, by Daniel Siegel (audio book)

A General Theory of Love, by Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, and Richard Lannon

THE ENNEAGRAM


Bringing Out the Best in Yourself At Work, by Ginger Lapid-Bogda PhD

What Type Of Leader Are You?, by Ginger Lapid-Bogda PhD

Bringing Out the Best in Everyone You Coach, by Ginger Lapid-Bogda PhD

Essential Enneagram: The Definitive Personality Test and Self-Discovery Guide,
by David Daniels MD

The Wisdom of the Enneagram, by Russ Hudson and Don Riso

The Enneagram of Passions and Virtues: Finding the Way Home, by Sandra Maitri

The 9 Ways of Working: Howto Use the Enneagram to Discover Your Natural Strengths and Work More Effectively, by Michael J. Goldberg