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Disclaimer: My experiences and point of view inform the following compilation. I attempt to be holistic, but I will always have blind spots. As with all learning, take what you need, and leave what you don’t. Feel free to reach out with suggestions.


The Art of Memoir (2016) by Mary Karr

The Art of Somatic Coaching: Embodying Skillful Action, Wisdom, and Compassion (2014) by Richard Strozzi-Heckler

Becoming a Professional Life Coach: The Art and Science of a Whole-Person Approach [3rd Edition] (2023) by Patrick Williams and Diane S. Menendez


Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle (2020) by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski


Co-Active Coaching: The Proven Framework for Transformative Conversations at Work and in Life [4th Edition] (2018) by Karen Kimsey-House, Henry Kimsey-House, Phillip Sandhal, and Laura Whitworth


Coach Anyone About Anything Volume 1: How to Help People Succeed in Business and Life (2010) by Germaine Porché and Jed Niederer

Coach Anyone About Anything Volume 2: How to Empower Leaders & High Performance Teams (2010) Germaine Porché and Jed Niederer


Coaching People: Expert Solutions to Everyday Challenges (2006) by Harvard Business Review


Coaching Skills: The Definitive Guide to Being a Coaching [4th Edition] (2016) by Jenny Rogers


Coaching Questions: A Coach's Guide to Powerful Asking Skills (2008) by Tony Stoltzfus


Coaching with the Brain in Mind: Foundations for Practice (2009) by David Rock and Linda J. Page


The Communication Book: 44 Ideas for Better Conversations Every Day (2020) by Mikael Krogerus and Roman Tschäppeler


The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching: A Developmental Approach [2nd Edition] (2012) by Pamela McLean


Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results (2016) by Judith E. Glaser


Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. (2018) by Brené Brown


Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life (2016) by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans


The Designing Your Life Workbook: A Framework for Building a Life You Can Thrive In Diary (2018) by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans


Do Your Best Coaching: Navigating A Coaching Engagement From Start To Finish (2022) by Laura Daley and Julie Hess


Effective Group Coaching: Tried and Tested Tools and Resources for Optimum Coaching Results (2009) by Jennifer J. Britton


Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions: Making Difficult Life and Work Decisions (2013) by Michael Carroll and Elisabeth Shaw


The Everything Coaching and Mentoring Book: How to Increase Productivity, Foster Talent, and Encourage Success [2nd Edition] (2008) by Nicholas Nigro


Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart: A Systems Approach to Engaging Leaders with Their Challenges [2nd Edition] (2007) by Mary Beth O'Neill


From One to Many: Best Practices for Team and Group Coaching (2013) by Jennifer J. Britton


Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling [2nd Edition] (2021) by Edgar H. Schein


Humble Leadership: The Power of Relationships, Openness, and Trust [2nd Edition] (2023) by Edgar H. Schein and Peter A. Schein


The Leadership Dojo: Build Your Foundation as an Exemplary Leader (2007) by Richard Strozzi-Heckler


Leadership Team Coaching: Developing Collective Transformational Leadership [4th Edition] (2021) by Peter Hawkins


The Listening Path: The Creative Art of Attention (2021) by Julia Cameron


The Mindful Coach: Seven Roles for Facilitating Leader Development [2nd Edition] (2010) by Doug Silsbee


Positive Intelligence: Why Only 20% of Teams and Individuals Achieve Their True Potential and How to Achieve Yours (2012) by Shirzad Chamine


Power Verbs for Career Consultants, Coaches, and Mentors: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Get the Best Out of Your Employees, Teams, and Clients (2013) by Michael Lawrence Faulkner


Presence-Based Coaching: Cultivating Self-Generative Leaders Through Mind, Body, and Heart (2008) by Doug Silsbee


Professional Coaching Competencies: The Complete Guide Perfect (2018) by Damian Goldvarg, Patricia Mathews, and Norma Perel


The Prosperous Coach: Increase Income and Impact for You and Your Clients (2013) by Steve Chandler and Rich Litvin


Relational Coaching: Journeys Towards Mastering One-To-One Learning (2008) by Erik de Haan


Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication (2018) by Oren Jay Sofer


The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything (2008) by Stephen M .R. Covey


The Thin Book of Trust: An Essential Primer For Building Trust at Work [2nd Edition] (2021) by Charles Feltman


The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles (2012) by Steven Pressfield


Working with Emotional Intelligence (2000) by Daniel Goleman



Other Resources and Guides


The Cardin Group with Kacey Cardin


Institute of Coaching


International Coaching Federation


Jeff Zacharski


Re-Ellignment Coaching with Gabriella Wolson

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