I am a facilitator/coordinator and had the privilege to attend The Skilled Facilitator Intensive Workshop in June '08. This was just a couple of months before the financial crisis hit Wall Street and all the other markets around the globe. Would I have tried to sign-up for this training a couple of months later, my company would have asked if I've gone mad and never allowed me to travel from Europe all the way to Austin, TX.
In this book Michael Roach tells the story of how he helped to build the Andin International Diamond Corporation (which started from a $50.000 loan and 3 to 4 employees, to a company making sales in excess of 100 million dollars with over 500 employees all over the world) using his Buddhist values.
The Anatomy of Peace is the follow-up book of Leadership and Self Deception and tells the the story of how Lou transforms from a man who blames everyone except himself to a successful entrepreneur who is highly respected in private and business life.
Byron Katie was severely depressed and had been suffering for many years. Then one morning she woke up and noticed a shift in her awareness. She found out that her thoughts are not who she truly was. She also discovered that by asking four simple questions she could investigate her thoughts and find out if they are true or false.
This book tells the story of John who, after a long drive and at a dead end in his life, arrives at the Why (Are You Here) Cafe. The waitress, cook and guests are not what you would expect in a normal roadside diner.
This parable, which can be read in less then one hour, tells the story about four characters who live in a maze and need to deal with change.