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Personal Development – The Books I Read September 2014

October 2nd, 2014 · Comments

  1. Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman
  2. Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds by Carmine Gallo
  3. The Curriculum: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master of Business Arts Hardcover by Stanley Bing
  4. The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A. J. Jacobs
  5. The Heart of Leadership: Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow by Mark Miller
  6. The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human by V. S. Ramachandran

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (Mathis, Galloway) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway

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Personal Development – The Books I Read August 2014

September 3rd, 2014 · Comments

  1. Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  2. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
  3. Get Motivated!: Overcome Any Obstacle, Achieve Any Goal, and Accelerate Your Success with Motivational DNA by Tamara Lowe

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway

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Personal Development – The Books I Read July 2014

August 20th, 2014 · Comments

  1. The Deming Management Method by Mary Walton
  2. The new Porsche Macan. Life, Intensified by Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
  3. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway

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Personal Development – The Books I Read May 2014

June 3rd, 2014 · Comments

  1. It’s What We Do Together That Counts: The BIC Alliance Story by Earl Heard
  2. HBR Guide to Office Politics: Level the field, Rise above rivalry, Avoid power games by Harvard Business Review
  3. Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future by Dorie Clark

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway

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Personal Development – The Books I Read April 2014

May 1st, 2014 · Comments

  1. The Firm: The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business by Duff McDonald
  2. Our Emperors Have No Clothes: Incredibly stupid things corporate executives have done while reengineering, restructuring, downsizing, TQM’ing, team-building, and empowering… in order to cover their ifs, ands or “buts.” by Alan Weiss
  3. Monday Morning Leadership: 8 Mentoring Sessions You Can't Afford to Miss by David Cottrell
  4. Memories of a Jewish Childhood by Harriet Ottenstein
  5. The One-Day Contract: How to Add Value to Every Minute of Your Life by Rick Pitino and Eric Crawford
  6. HBR Guide to Coaching Your Employees by Harvard Business Review

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway
ProAct Safety, Inc.

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Personal Development – The Books I Read March 2014

April 1st, 2014 · Comments

  1. Hit the Ground Running: A Manual for New Leaders by Jason Jennings
  2. Thinking in New Boxes: A New Paradigm for Business Creativity by Luc De Brabandere and Alan Iny
  3. Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway
ProAct Safety, Inc.

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Personal Development – The Books I Read February 2014

March 2nd, 2014 · Comments

  1. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
  2. Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative by Ken Robinson
  3. The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly? by Seth Godin



And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway
ProAct Safety, Inc.



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Personal Development – The Books I Read January 2014

January 31st, 2014 · Comments

  1. Twenty Things You Need To Know by Donald J. Wheeler
  2. Understanding Variation: The Key to Managing Chaos by Donald J. Wheeler
  3. "I Love You More Than My Dog": Five Decisions That Drive Extreme Customer Loyalty in Good Times and Bad by Jeanne Bliss
  4. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
  5. Managers as Mentors, Third Edition: Building Partnerships for Learning by Chip R Bell and Marshall Goldsmith
  6. Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard


And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!

Shawn M. Galloway
ProAct Safety, Inc.

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Personal Development – The Books I Read in 2013

January 3rd, 2014 · Comments

  1. Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone by Mark Goulston, M.D.
  2. To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others by Daniel H. Pink
  3. No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer
  4. Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  5. What Every Body Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed Reading People
  6. The Charge: Activating The 10 Human Drives That Make You Feel Alive by Brendon Burchard
  7. The Halo Effect: … and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers by Phil Rosenzweig
  8. On China by Henry Kissinger
  9. Selling the Invisible: A field Guide to Modern Marketing by Harry Beckwith
  10. The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business by Patrick M. Lencioni
  11. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
  12. Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversations, Second Edition
  13. Justice: What’s The Right Thing to Do? By Michael J. Sandel
  14. Transformational Speaking: If You Want to Change the World, Tell a Better Story
  15. Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change by Timothy D. Wilson
  16. It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership by Colin Powell
  17. Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson
  18. Breakthrough Management: Principles, Skills and Patterns for Transformational Leadership by Shoji Shiba and David Walden
  19. The Difference Maker: Making Your Attitude Your Greatest Asset by John C. Maxwell
  20. The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail by Clayton M. Christensen
  21. Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure by Tim Hartford
  22. Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Live and Work by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  23. Rags To Riches: How Corporate Culture Spawned A Great Company by Richard T. Farmer with William Holstein
  24. Understanding Michael Porter: The Essential Guide to Competition and Strategy by Joan Magretta
  25. The Spirit Is The Difference by Richard T. Farmer
  26. The Executive’s Guide to Consultants: How to Find, Hire and Get Great Results from Outside Experts by David Fields
  27. All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton
  28. Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Johan Berger
  29. The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up by Norm Brodsky and Bo Burlingham
  30. The Winner’s Brain: 8 Strategies to Achieve Success by Jeff Brown and Mark Fenske with Liz Neporent
  31. The 80/20 Principle: The Secret of Achieving More with Less by Richard Koch and Richard Aspel
  32. The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler, M.D.
  33. Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think Differently by Gregory Berns Ph.D.
  34. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
  35. True Tales of the Texas Frontier: Eight Centuries of Adventure And Surprise by C. Herndon Williams
  36. The Porsche Principle by Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche AG
  37. The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner
  38. HBR Guide to Better Business Writing by Bryan A. Garner
  39. Reinventors: How Extraordinary Companies Pursue Radical Continuous Change by Jason Jennings
  40. Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business by Ann Handley and C.C. Chapman
  41. Midas Touch: Why Some Entrepreneurs Get Rich-And Why Most Don’t by Donald J. Trump and Robert T. Kiyosaki
  42. The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism is the World Economy's Only Hope by John A. Allison
  43. Motivate and Reward: Performance Appraisal and Incentive Systems for Business Success by Herwig Kressler
  44. Outside In: The Power of Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business by Harley Manning, Kerry Bodine and Josh Bernoff
  45. Leaders, Fools and Impostors: Essays on the Psychology of Leadership by Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries
  46. The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change by Al Gore
  47. Corpus RIOS: The how and what of business strategy by Christopher J. Tipler
  48. The Zero Index by Colin Duncan
  49. Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters by Richard Rumelt
  50. The World of GUINNESS by Rory Guinness
  51. The Manager’s Guide to Workplace Safety by R. Scott Stricoff and Donald R. Groover
  52. The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuk
  53. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  54. Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin


And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway
ProAct Safety, Inc.



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Personal Development – The Books I Read December 2013

January 2nd, 2014 · Comments

  1. The World of GUINNESS by Rory Guinness
  2. The Manager’s Guide to Workplace Safety by R. Scott Stricoff and Donald R. Groover
  3. The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuk
  4. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  5. Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin


And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway
ProAct Safety, Inc.



Tags: Books and Professional Development