Many excellent books are referenced throughout the MGRdev program. The MGRdev Library enables you to borrow some of these resources for your own reading and review.


The Rules

  1. One book loaned per cohort member per month
  2. Books due back at next session (or your department will be charged for their replacement)
  3. Please treat them kindly and return them in the excellent condition you received it in


Checking out a Resource

Available books will be on hand at MGRdev sessions for you to check out.


The Library Collection

Title Author
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones James Clear
Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces Karen Catlin
Coaching Questions: A Coach’s Guide to Powerful Asking Skills Tony Stoltzfus
Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, Switzler
Cultivating Careers: Professional development for campus IT Cynthia Golden
Dare to Lead Brené Brown
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us Daniel H. Pink
Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time Brian Tracy
First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently Marcus Buckingham, Curt Coffman
Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best… and Learn from the Worst Robert I. Sutton
Gung Ho! Turn On the People in Any Organization Ken Blanchard, Sheldon Bowles
Hire With Your Head: Using Performance-Based Hiring to Build Great Teams Lou Adler
Hiring for Attitude: A Revolutionary Approach to Recruiting and Selecting People with Both Tremendous Skills and Superb Attitude Mark Murphy
Listening, The Forgotten Skill (text only) 2nd(Second) edition by M. Burley-Allen M. Burley-Allen
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die Chip Heath, Dan Heath
Multipliers, Revised and Updated: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smart Liz Wiseman
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World David Epstein
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard Chip Heath, Dan Heath
Taking People with You: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen David Novak
The Art of Focused Conversation: 100 Ways to Access Group Wisdom in the Workplace The Institue for Cultural Affairs
The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever Michael Bungay Stanier
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business Charles Duhigg
The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It Kelly McGonigal
Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know Jill Geisler