Many disciplines and resources can inform your thinking about reflective practices. Below is a list of various books, articles, podcasts, or videos our readers enjoyed and wanted to pass along. Interested in contributing to the list? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Learning to Love the Swamp by Ellen Schall The core of leadership is learning to struggle and enjoy the “important, complex and messy problems that resist technical analysis” in social equity work. Read More
- Daring Greatly by Dr. Brené Brown Daring Greatly is a book by Brené Brown who is a professor and New York Times best-selling author that studies courage, vulnerability, empathy and shame. Read More
- An Everyone Culture by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey The culture you create in your organization is your strategy—and the key to success is developing everyone. Read More
- Negative Capability Concept by John Keats Negative Capability is a state in which the individual is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, and doubts, “without any irritable reaching after fact and reason.” Read More
- Grantcraft Guide by Jan Jaffe and William Ryan Organizations have strategies. As individuals, don’t we need to use explicit strategies to navigate the shoals of complex situations? Read More
- The Dawn of System Leadership by Peter Senge Collaborative initiatives are the rage. Read More
- Achieving Mindfulness at Work, No Meditation Cushion Required by Matthew E. May We all have access to an “impartial and well-informed spectator.” Read More