Inspiring books on Capability Building
This list was created by a group of learning and change professionals as pre-work for a workshop in late October 2010.
1 Outliers: The Story of Success
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2 Drive: The Surprising Truth...
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3 Blink: The Power of Thinkin...
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4 Getting Things Done: The Ar...
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5 Good to Great: Why Some Com...
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6 Brain Rules: 12 Principles ...
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7 Predictably Irrational: The...
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8 Nudge: Improving Decisions ...
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9 How We Decide
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10 The Shallows: What the Inte...
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11 A Whole New Mind: Why Right...
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12 Now, Discover Your Strengths
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13 Mindset: The New Psychology...
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14 How the Mind Works
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15 Where Good Ideas Come From:...
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16 The Power of Habit: Why We ...
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17 The 7 Habits of Highly Effe...
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18 Emotional Intelligence: Why...
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19 Switch: How to Change Thing...
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20 Wikinomics: How Mass Collab...
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21 The Halo Effect: ... and th...
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22 The Invisible Gorilla: And ...
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23 59 Seconds: Think a Little,...
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24 The Fifth Discipline: The A...
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25 The Brain That Changes Itse...
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25 Thinking, Fast and Slow
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27 Here Comes Everybody: The P...
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28 What Technology Wants
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29 Emotional Intelligence 2.0
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29 Catch the Fire: An Art-full...
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31 The Happiness Advantage: Th...
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32 The Little Book of Talent: ...
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33 Poke the Box
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34 How to Think Like Leonardo ...
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35 The 80/20 Principle: The Se...
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36 Traffic: Why We Drive the W...
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37 Homo Competens: Let's talk ...
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37 The Watchman's Rattle: A Ne...
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37 Good Luck: Creating the Con...
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37 Character Concert
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37 The Book of Good Practices ...
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37 Marketing for Professional ...
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37 If You Have to Cry, Go Outs...
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37 The 1-Year Checklist: Sharp...
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45 Leading Change
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45 Learning to Learn More: Str...
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45 The Thank You Economy
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45 The Book of Good Practices ...
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45 The Willpower Instinct: How...
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50 The Myths of Innovation
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50 The Book of Good Practices ...
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50 The Plateau Effect: Getting...
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53 Talent on Demand: Managing ...
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53 Thinking In Pictures, Expan...
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55 Theory U: Learning from the...
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56 Informal Learning: Rediscov...
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57 Liefde voor Leren
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58 How People Learn: Brain, Mi...
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59 Generatie Einstein: slimmer...
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60 New Age of Innovation
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61 If Disney Ran Your Hospital...
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62 The New Asian Hemisphere: T...
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63 The Dance of Change: The ch...
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64 De ontwikkeling van passie ...
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65 The Performance Management ...
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66 The teamworking pocketbook
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67 Dream, Dare, Do: Managing T...
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68 Performance Consulting
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69 Presence: Human Purpose and...
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70 Learning to Fly: Practical ...
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71 Squirrel Inc.: A Fable of L...
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72 Learning to Change
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73 Zin! Leidinggeven aan jezel...
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74 Digital Habitats; Stewardin...
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75 Living Company: Growth, Lea...
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76 Total Leadership: Be a Bett...
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77 A Pattern Language: Towns, ...
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78 Age of Unreason
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79 The Art of Game Design: A B...
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80 Out of Control: The New Bio...
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81 Building Innovation Capabil...
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82 Informal Coalitions: Master...
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