Publications for Corporate Executive Coaches and Organizations … with Executive Coaching and Leadership Development Programs

As an executive coach how often do you invest in professional reading material only to find it is disappointing and not connected to your work?

Here is a list of material written by certified Master Corporate Executive Coaches (MCEC™) for your winter reading.

The authors are certified by the MEECO Leadership Institute™. The Institute is one of the foremost private authorities for corporate executive coaching and leadership development for organizations.

The institute serves four major functions:

I)             Measures and recognizes organizations who use executive coaching, employee enhancement/enrichment, and/or corporate culture as best in class models

II)           Develops programs to enhance the communication between organizations and SME to support their executive coaching and leadership programs

III)         Identifies and awards SME who are major thought leaders in the areas of leadership, executive coaching, employee enhancement/enrichment, and corporate culture

IV)         Serves as a certifying body for master level corporate executive coaches. In the area of certification for corporate executive coaches the Institute measures a coach’s ability on the following stringent factors:

·     Their clients return on investment as it effects the companies bottom line

·     The coaches certifications in using assessment instruments

·     The coaches publications to educate the field and or the public

·     The coaches involvement with volunteerism

·     Peer review of the coaches general business portfolio

·     The coaches ability to communicate to audiences regarding the field

·     The coaches effects on the field of executive coaching at the c-suite level

Visit to find out more about the institute, its work and its leadership conference.

Included in this list of publications are a few pieces of light reading regarding your pets, etc. which have also written be these senior level coaches all who are members of the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches™ (ACEC), an organization exclusively for master corporate executive coaches. Visit our website for additional information to see if you qualify for an invitation to become a member.

Note some of the publications may only be available by contacting the author. This presents an opportunity to expand your LinkedIn network by sending a link request to the author and requesting additional information as to how to obtain their publication. What author does not like to have the public contact them about their hard work? You may also contact them through ACEC


“Leading Business Change For Dummies”: by Schlachter, C. T., & Hildebrandt, T.H. (2012) Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons:

“You’re an Executive, But Are You a Leader?: The Executive’s Simple Guide to Creating, Communicating and Achieving the Vision” by Sonya Shelton 1st ed: Feb. 9, 2012; 2nd ed: May 4, 2014 ISBN: 9780984677207

“Mindful Leadership – Seven Practices in Personal Mastery” by Ken Giglo, October 2009; ISBN–10: 0615963250; ISBN-13: 978-0-615-96325-9,

“Creating Futures that Matter Today: Facilitating Change through Shared Vision” by Anna Pool &. Marjorie Parker, ISBN. 069293684X

“The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations (J-B Leadership Challenge”6th edition: by Kouzes/Posner)  James M. Kouzes (Author), Barry Z. Posner (Author):

“The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations”:  by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. PosnerJul 31, 2012: Organizations/dp/0470651725/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1535467101&sr=1-1&keywords=jim+kouzes

“Success 101: Tips and Strategies”: by Jean Laporte:

 “50 Tips for Terrific Teams”: by Dr. Catherine Carr, Aug 2013, ISBN-10: 1460225694, ISBN-13: 978-1460225691

“The Courage to Fall into Life: The Tao of Purposeful Existence”: by Mirella De Civita, PhD. , Acorda Press, 2011 ISBN: 0-978-09813448-2-9:

“The Respectful Leader: Seven Ways to Influence Without Intimidation”: by Gregg Ward and Walter T. Meyer; Hardcover – August 1, 2016 :

“Coaching for Engagement”: by Bob Hancox, ISBN 978-0-9867005-0-7; 2010;

“Women in Sync”: 2013, ISBN #B00ENMV2HQ, contributing author: Barbara Mintzer-McMahon, compiled by Suzanne Weinstein:

“Succeeding In Your Sandbox” — A Straightforward Guide To Doing The Right Things Right When You’re In Charge”: by Michael Crystal, LuLu Press; 2011; ISBN 978-0-557-34109-2:

“Pinpointing Excellence: The Key to Finding a Quality Executive Coach”:  by John Reed, Bright Sky Press, 2011: 

“Practical Negotiating: Tools, Tactics and Techniques“:John Wiley & Sons, 2007. ISBN 978-0-470-13485-6 by: By Tom Gosselin:

“The Power of Unfinished Business “— CD: by Eileen Broer:

“Nine Leadership Secrets”— CD: by Eileen Broer:

“Leading with Wholeness and Emotional Strength” — CD: by Eileen Broer:

“CEO Road Rules: Right Focus, Right People, Right Execution”: by Mary Key;

“Journeys of Heterosexual-Identified Individuals With an Evangelical Christian Background From Anti-Gay to Pro-Gay”: by Hildebrandt, T.H. (PhD dissertation, UMI Number 3527981). (2012). Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Dissertation Publishing Hildebrandt, T.H.:

“The Entrepreneurial Cat: 13 Ways to Transform Your Business Life”: by Mary Key; Publisher: Select Pr, June 1998, Language: English, ISBN-10: 0966031806, ISBN-13: 978-0966031805;

“Riding the Tiger: Leading Through Learning in Turbulent Times”: ASTD Press 2010 by Priscilla D. Nelson: keywords=Riding+the+Tiger%3A+Leading+Through+Learning+in+Turbulent+Times

“Coaching for Leadership: Writings on Leadership from the World’s Greatest Coaches”: Authors: Marshall Goldsmith, Laurence S. Lyons, Sarah McArthur; contributing author: Barbara Mintzer-McMahon, 2012, ISBN #0470947748, Amazon link:’

“Enlightened Power: How Women are Transforming the Practice of Leadership”: Edited by Lin Coughlin, Ellen Wingard, and Keith Hollihan, contributing author: Barbara Mintzer-McMahon, 2013, ISBN #078797787X, Amazon link:

“Taking the Stage: Breakthrough Stories from Women Leaders”: Contributing author: Barbara Mintzer-McMahon, 2013, IBSN #0615822835, by The Alexcel Group,Amazon link:

“Executive Coaching: A Guide for the HR Professional”: by Anna Marie Valerio and Robert J. Lee, PhD:

Ready, Aim, Captivate! Put Magic in Your Message, and a Fortune in Your Future”: by Priscilla D. Nelson, Expert Insights Publishing 2012 chapter 34 “Leading with Values”:,+Aim,+Captivate

“Handbook of Organizational Politics”: by Eran Vigoda-Gado, Amos Drory; Chapter 19 Organizational Politics: Building Positive Strategies in Turbulent Times by Dr. Ronnie Kurchner-Hawkins:

“Preparing Learners for e-Learning”: Ronnie Kurchner-Hawkins; Chapter 7 Preparing and Supporting e-Learners: The Organizational Change Imperative. George M. Piskurich, Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 2003:

“What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful!”: by Marshall Goldsmith, Ph.D and Mark Reiter:

“What Animals Teach Us: Love, Loyalty, Heroism, and Other Life Lessons from Our Pets”: by Mary Key, Hardcover: 240 pages, Publisher: Prima Lifestyles, November 27, 2001, ISBN-10: 0761536078, ISBN-13: 978-076153607;

“Diversity Action Learning Teams, OD Practitioner:” September 2008 by Mary Harlan

“No Winner Ever Got There Without a Coach”: by Susan Curtain, Insight Publishing 

“Backseat Leaders: 10 Creative Ways to Lead Change. Leadership Excellence“: by Schlachter, C. T., & Hildebrandt, T.H. October 2012 , Vol. 29:10. pp. 7-8,

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