Around the Bonfire: Lisa's Library

Lisa's Library - Ted Talks


Do you find yourself looking for a way to become a better public speaker? Bonfire bookworm, Lisa, shares a new book resource, Ted Talks, to help enhance your presentation skills and engage with your audience.

Lisa's Library - Eat, Move, and Sleep


Have you conditioned yourself to flex and adapt? Agility requires a continual focus on healthy habits such as eating, moving, and sleeping. This book asks the question, "How are you doing in these three areas?"

Lisa's Library - Racing


On your mark, get set, go check out this new edition of Lisa's Library to learn more about the team parallels between the racing world and the corporate world.


Lisa's Library - Teamwork


Turns out that the corporate world has a lot in common with the world of sports. In this episode, Lisa highlights several inspiring books packed with wisdom on topics such as teamwork, motivation, unity, passion and accountability. 

Lisa's Library - 5 Dysfunctions of a Team


It's incredible how much teamwork we do daily! Lisa highlights a well known book, 5 Dysfunctions of a Team. Listen in as she reviews the five dysfunctions and the corresponding functions of a team.

Lisa's Library - Luck


It's your lucky day! If you love research like Lisa does, you'll love this book recommendation that offers insights on how managers make or break an organization's success. 

Lisa's Library - Motivation


Does engaging in meaningful work sound like a dream? In this episode, Lisa shares a book called Why We Work. The author discusses meaningful work, what motivates us to work and emphasizes the importance of connecting purpose to the work we do.

Lisa's Library - Willpower


Making resolutions and sticking to them requires willpower. This episode's featured book is The Willpower Instinct. Author Kelli McGonigal shows us how self-control works, why it matters and what you can do to get more of it. 

Lisa's Library - Beyond Measure


What if you could create seismic shifts in your company culture with deceptively small changes? Lisa recommends a read by Margaret Heffernan called Beyond Measure. 

Lisa's Library - Grit


What is a predictor of success? This episode’s featured book Grit, by Angela Duckworth, explaining the key to success through the power of passion and perseverance. 

Lisa's Library - Engagement


Leaders have tremendous influence at work and that influence directly affects employee engagement. This episode’s featured book “It’s the Manager” explains how purposeful management leads to strong, productive teams.

Lisa's Library - Mindset


Your mindset is what drives your behavior. This is an important part of understanding committed behavior change. Lisa recommends a book by the Arbinger Institute called the Outward Mindset.