Presence Resources

In case you are interested in reading, seeing, or hearing more on the topics we discussed, we recommend the following:

Articles & Books:

How Showing Vulnerability Helps Build A Stronger Team, by Daniel Coyle

To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It, by Rebecca Shambaugh

The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why, by Deborah Tannen

How Leaders Can Open up to Their Teams Without Oversharing, by Liz Fosslein and Molly West Duffy

Emotional Agility, by Susan David

You Don’t Just Need One Leadership Voice, You Need Many, by Amy Jen Su

Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success, by Sylvia Ann Hewlett

You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why It Matters, by Kate Murphy

Humor, Seriously: Why Humor Is a Secret Weapon in Business and Life, by Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas

Humble Inquiry, by Edgar Schein

Working with Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman

The Culture Code, by Daniel Coyle

Dare to Lead, by Brene Brown

Own the Room, by Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins

Podcasts & Videos:

WorkLife is Adam Grant’s podcast for TED, which is all about elements of organizational psychology, i.e. how we think, feel, and act at work.

Hidden Brain is an NPR podcast dealing with how humans think, feel, communicate and connect in a variety of settings. Not all topics are relevant for Presence, but most are highly interesting nonetheless.

A book about change

The Latimer Group’s CEO Dean Brenner is a noted keynote speaker and author on the subject of persuasive communication. He has written three books, including Persuaded, in which he details how communication can transform organizations into highly effective, creative, transparent environments that succeed at every level.