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To break resistance…
1. Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell M.D., My life explained through groundbreaking stories about how high-functioning people learn to harness being prone to distraction.
2. Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization (2009) by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey, Framework for diagnosing and fixing resistance to change.
3. The War of Art by Steven Pressfield, A book about resistance - identifying, defeating and unlocking the inner barriers to creativity. What's stopping you?
4. The Conscious Parent by Shefali Tsabary, You don’t have to be a parent. Look at yourself harder than you ever have. You realize your reactions are based on your own fears and insecurities. Recommend this book to EVERYONE.
5. Clay Water Brick: Finding Inspiration from Entrepreneurs Who Do the Most with the Least by Jessica Jackley, A real and relatable story of an everyday person with struggles and successes who will stir something inside of you - whoever you are, wherever you may be in life right now.
6. Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy, If you are given a seat at the table --- own it.
7. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell, For self-awareness and fulfilling potential.
8. The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career by Reid Hoffman, A blueprint for thriving in your job and building a career by applying the lessons of Silicon Valley’s most innovative entrepreneurs.
9. 9 Things A Leader Must Do: How to Go to the Next Level--And Take Others With You by Henry Cloud, Observations of nine simple things we can do to become better leaders.
10. Strengths Finder by Tom Rath, Focus on strengthening positive attributes rather than ‘overcoming’ obstacles.