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Strong Circles Year 1 Resources

Welcome to the Strong Circles Year 1 microsite, where you can access all of the resources referenced in Strong Circles Year 1. 

Please note: Unless specified as an "in-session" resource, the resources highlighted here are for optional further learning at your individual discretion and are not required components of the Strong Circles program. All of the articles and videos should be available for free via the links accompanying them. Harvard Business Review (HBR) allows one free article per month, so no more than one article from HBR is recommended per session. Books are available to purchase for participants interested in further reading.

Leading Positively

*denotes in-session article

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SIX ESSENTIAL WAYS TO BE A POSITIVE LEADER*

Kathy Caprino, Senior Contributor, Forbes

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WHAT POSITIVE LEADERSHIP IS NOT*

Chris White, Michigan Ross Center for Positive Organizations

HOW TO AVOID BEING A FAKE POSITIVE LEADER*

Chris White, Michigan Ross Center for Positive Organizations

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HOW TO BE A POSITIVE LEADER

Gretchen Spreitzer & Jane Dutton

POSITIVE LEADERSHIP: STRATEGIES FOR EXTRAORDINARY PERFORMANCE

Kim Cameron

Applying the Positive Lens

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FIRST, BREAK ALL THE RULES

Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

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CONVERSATIONS WORTH HAVING: 
Using Appreciative Iquiry to Fuel Productive and Meaningful Engagement

Jackie Stavros and Cheri Torres

Enabling HQCs

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ENERGIZE YOUR WORKPLACE

Jane Dutton

AWAKENING COMPASSION AT WORK

Monica Worline and Jane Dutton

Creating a Helping Culture

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ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS ASK

Wayne Baker

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GIVE AND TAKE

Adam Grant

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IS IT REALLY BETTER TO GIVE THAN RECEIVE?

Positive Links Speaker Series:

Dr. Wayne Baker

Harnessing Growth Mindset

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MINDSET: THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESS

Carol Dweck

GRIT: THE POWER OF PASSION
AND PERSERVERANCE

Angela Duckworth

Developing a Feedback Culture

*denotes in-session article

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THREE STEPS TO CREATE A FEEDBACK CULTURE*

Chris White, Michigan Ross Center for Positive Organizations

THE STOP-KEEP-START FEEDBACK MODEL IN "THREE QUESTIONS FOR EFFECTIVE FEEDBACK"

Thomas DeLong, Harvard Business Review

Connecting to Purpose

*denotes in-session video

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PATTI POPPI*

CEO, PG&E
former CEO, Consumers Energy

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CANDICE BILLUPS*

Cleaner, Michigan Medicine

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START WITH WHY

Simon Sinek

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HOW TO MOTIVATE PEOPLE? DON'T DO IT YOURSELF

Chris White, Michigan Ross Center for Positive Organizations

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HOW AN ACCOUNTING FIRM CONVINCED ITS EMPLOYEES THEY COULD CHANGE THE WORLD

Bruce Pfau, Harvard Business Review

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JOB CRAFTING EXERCISE

Leading From Our Best Selves

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HOW TO PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS

Laura Morgan Roberts, et al

Harvard Business Review

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BEST-SELF ACTIVATION

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EVERYDAY LEADERSHIP

Drew Dudley, TED Talk

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THE REFLECTED BEST SELF EXERCISE

Dan Cable, TED Talk

Growing as Servant Leaders

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THE SERVANT LEADER

Ken Blanchard

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GIVE AND TAKE

Adam Grant

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THE GREENLEAF CENTER FOR SERVANT LEADERSHIP

Becoming Transformational Leaders

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LIFT: THE FUNDAMENTAL STATE OF LEADERSHIP

Robert Quinn and Ryan Quinn

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DEEP CHANGE: DISCOVERING THE LEADER WITHIN

Robert Quinn

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MOMENTS OF GREATNESS: ENTERING THE FUNDAMENTAL STATE OF LEADERSHIP

Robert Quinn
Harvard Business Review

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