Greetings All!

Hope you are well! Over the last year you’ve shared with me some of your favourite reads. I’ve compiled a list and am now sharing your suggestions with the group.

Since establishing a relationship with our hospital librarians, I’ve been able to order your recommendations so that your colleagues may pick them up and enjoy! I’ve also updated our Resources & Recommended Reading page to reflect these additions: https://abbotsfordfamilymed.wordpress.com/resources/
Please feel free to forward me any further requests.

Communication
Patterson K, Grenny J, McMillan R, Switzler A. (2002). Crucial conversations: Tools for talking when stakes are high. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Consultation
Neighbour R. The Inner Consultation: How to Develop an Effective and Intuitive Consulting Style. 2nd edition. Oxford: Radcliffe Medical Press; 2004.

Fiction
Nguyen, V. T. (2015). The sympathizer. New York: Grove Press.

Humanitarian Action
Orbinski, J. (2008). An imperfect offering: Humanitarian action for the 21st century. Toronto: Doubleday Canada.

Innovation & Business
Friedman, T. L. (2016). Thank you for being late: An optimist’s guide to thriving in the age of accelerations. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux .

Godin, S. (2008). Tribes: We need you to lead us. New York: Portfolio.

Heath, C., & Heath, D. (2007). Made to stick: Why some ideas survive and others die. New York: Random House.

Lencioni, P. (2002). The five dysfunctions of a team: A leadership fable. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Sinek, S. (2011). Start with why: How great leaders inspire everyone to take action. New York: Portfolio / Penguin.

Sinek, S. (2014). Leaders eat last: Why some teams pull together and others don’t. New York, New York: Portfolio/Penguin.

Late Stage and End-of-Life
Butler, K. (2013). Knocking on heaven’s door: The path to a better way of life. New York: Scribner.

Gawande, A. (2014). Being mortal: Medicine and what matters in the end (First edition.). New York: Metropolitan Books.

Kalanithi, P. (2016). When breath becomes air (First edition.). New York: Random House.

Self Improvement
Duhigg, C. (2012). The power of habit: Why we do what we do in life and business. New York: Random House.

Groopman, J. (2007). How doctors think. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Heath, C., & Heath, D. (2010). Switch: How to change things when change is hard. Toronto: Random House Canada.

Kabat-Zinn J. Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition): Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness. Bantam; 2013.

Sandberg, S. (2013). Lean in: Women, work, and the will to lead (First edition.). New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Cheers!

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