Using Insights to Build Talent


We have included information that may be of interest to you - presentations we have given and some of the books we have found helpful. Let us know about your book recommendations, or any other resources that have been helpful to you - see our "Contact Us" page to send us an e-mail.


Document Library

DocumentExit Strategy: Flipside of Succession PlanningPresentation at HR Florida Conference August 2010
DocumentPost Recession - Igniting Employee PassionPresentation at SHRM Jacksonville Conference July 2010
DocumentGaining Insights 2 TalentPresentation at SHRM Jacksonville conference July 2010
DocumentUnlocking the Potential (of current and future leaders)Presentation at SHRM Jacksonville conference April 2014
DocumentIgnite Positivity in Yourself and OthersPresentation at SHRM Jax conference April 2015
DocumentBe a Positive Genius in Your CareerPresentation at ATD NEFL Career Management SIG June 2015


What Got You Here Won't Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith with Mark Reiter, 2007

The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success by Scott Eblin, 2006

Successful Executive's Handbook edited by Susan H Gebelein, David G Lee, Kristie J Nelson-Neuhaus, & Elaine B Sloan

Successful Manager's Handbook edited by Susan H Gebelein, Kristie J Nelson-Neuhaus, Carol J Skube, David G Lee, Lisa A Stevens, Lowell W Hellervik, & Brian L Davis

First, Break All the Rules by Marcus Buckingham & Curt Coffman

Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham & Donald O Clifton, PhD

Strengths Finder 2.0 by Tom Rath


Leadership Skills

How Full is Your Bucket by Tom Rath and Donald O Clifton, PhD

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking when Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R Covey


Positive Principles 

The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

Before Happiness by Shawn Achor

Happier by Tal Ben Shahar, PhD

Flourish by Martin E. P. Seligman, PhD

Authentic Happiness by Martin E. P. Seligman, PhD


Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman

Resonant Leadership by Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee