Creating Innovators

The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World

By Tony Wagner: This book offers a strong argument for developing an innovation-driven economy. Wagner looks in depth at what we all — parents, employers, teachers — must do to encourage our youngest citizens to be creative, a... 288 pages. ©2012. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

D.E. May: The Occupations

By The Art Gym: This catalog presents artworks created by 2013 Hallie Ford Fallow D.E. May. It is the accompaniment to an exhibition by The Art Gym at Marylhurst University, April-May 2003. Several museums hold May’s work in their collections including... 34 pages. ©2003. | Available formats: Book

Difficult Conversations

How to Discuss What Matters Most

By Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen: This book, filled with examples, walks you through a step-by-step approach to conducting the toughest conversations with less stress and more success. A New York Times Business Best Seller. 250 pages. ©2010. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Do What You Are

Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type

By Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron, Kelly Tieger: Useful for anyone seeking a meaningful career and especially young people. Readers determine their Personality Type, then identify occupations popular with each Type. The book offers each Type’s work-related strengths and weaknesses. Read... 432 pages. ©2014. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Decision-Making

Third Edition

By Sam Kaner: Meetings should be much more than merely an occasion for solving a problem. Every meeting is also an opportunity to build the capacity of the group. This book guides readers through the struggle and the satisfaction of creating effective... 432 pages. ©2014. | Available formats: Book

Financial Leadership for Nonprofit Executives

Guiding Your Organization to Long-term Success

By Jeanne Bell and Elizabeth Schaffer: You don't have to be a trained accountant or have an MBA to be a financial leader. This useful guide makes the process understandable and doable. You'll find clear, logical steps to learn how to get accurate financial data-in a format you... 134 pages. ©2005. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Foundations of Facilitation

for Parenting Educators

By The Ford Family Foundation: Available as download only Skilled and passionate parenting educators attract parents and keep them coming back to parenting classes.The Foundation now offers a training kit that increases the facilitation skills and tools of parenting... 138 pages. ©2019. | Available formats: Book

Fundraising for the Long Haul

By Kim Klein: A straight-forward guide to sustaining a long-term commitment to social change, no matter how understaffed or underfunded the organization. 161 pages. ©2000. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Getting to YES

Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

By Roger Fisher and William Ury: A guide to negotiation from members of the Harvard Negotiation Project. This book offers a strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements.  240 pages. ©2011. | Available formats: Book, Audio CD, Kindle eBook

Heartland

A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

By Sarah Smarsh: The author grew up in a midwest wheat-farming family in the 1980s and 1990s that found itself struggling to get by, for generations. This book tells the story of her young life and transition to adulthood. Smarsh combines memoir with rich... 320 pages. ©2019. | Available formats: Book, Audio CD, Kindle eBook