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Passing on Faith by A.M. Leibowitz
Passing on Faith
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Christmas at Mary's by A.M. Leibowitz
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The Short Drop by Matthew FitzSimmons
The Short Drop (Gibson Vaughn #1)
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A fantastic missing person thriller.

The characters are complex, the relationships intriguing.

I had trouble putting this book down!
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The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni
"Great book. Some takeaways:

"The seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre or unsuccessful ones has little, if anything, to do with what they know or how smart they are; it has everything to do with how healthy they are. An orga..." Read more of this review »
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The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni
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Another classic by this author.

Very few organizations lack smarts, but many organizations are unhealthy.

A worthwhile read for leaders everywhere.
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Agents of Change by Lucy West
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This book is an excellent resource for instructional content coaches, particularly people who work with math teachers.

The supplemental videos are a must-see element and make the content of chapters 7-9 come alive!
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Content-Focused Coaching SM by Lucy West
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I am a brand-new math coach. It's an interesting transition moving from my own classroom.

Definitely watch the videos! That's what makes this book such a valuable resource.
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Zero to One by Peter Thiel
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Fascinating take on how the Power Rule, rather than the bell curve, describes humanity's ability to create new ideas and strictures. This book has much broader application than just in business.
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The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded by Michael D. Watkins
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Read Erika's review here on Goodreads for a fantastic summary of the author's main points.

As a brand new leader, transitioning from an entry-level position, I found the ideas compelling. However, I understand other more experienced reviewers' frustra
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C.S. Lewis
“Write about what really interests you, whether it is real things or imaginary things, and nothing else.”
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Charles M. Schulz
“Happiness does not create humor. There's nothing funny about being happy. Sadness creates humor.”
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Bernard Stiegler
“The genuine object of debate raised by the [2008 financial] crisis ought to be how to overcome the short-termism to which we have been led by a consumerism intrinsically destructive of all genuine investment in the future, a short-termism which has systematically, and not accidentally, been translated into decomposition of investment into speculation.”
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Kenneth E. Boulding
“Anyone who believes that exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”
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“Mathematics brought rigor to economics. Unfortunately it also brought mortis.”
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