Resources for self development and training

Here is a selection of resources on various self development and training topics. PDF versions of relevant articles I’ve written can be found here. For resources on ecopsychology, mindfulness and sustainable living, click here.

Assertiveness and influencing


How to get a job you’ll love – John Lees
What Should I do with my Life? – Po Bronson


Coaching: Evoking Excellence in Others – James Flaherty
The Solutions Focus – Paul Z Jackson and Mark McKergow (see my book review for Training Journal Review of ‘The Solutions Focus’)


Developing confidence
The Art of Possibility – Zander and Zander

General inspiration

The Battersea Park Road to Enlightenment/Free Tibet – Isabel Losada

Managing in Professional Services Firms

Strategy and the Fat Smoker – David Maister (see my book review for Training Journal Review of ‘Strategy and the Fat Smoker’)


Association for NLP – Information on NLP, NLP trainers and practitioners.

A checklist to help team leaders and team members review the team in a number of key areas Checklist for team leaders

Training and Facilitation

Transactional Analysis for Trainers – Julie Hay
Understanding Facilitation/Practical Facilitation – Christine Hogan

Vision and Values

Meaning Inc – Gurnek Bains et al (see my review for Training Journal Review of ‘Meaning Inc’)