Creating Compassionate Kids

Essential Conversations to Have with Young Children

By Shauna Tominey: Selected as a “Favorite Book for Parents in 2019” by Greater Good magazine, this book provides parents with a framework for using conversations that help their children become caring people. Each chapter focuses on a... 270 pages. ©2019. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

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

Dealing with People You Can’t Stand

How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst

By Rick Kirschner and Rick Brinkman:  Whether you’re dealing with a coworker trying to take credit for your work or a family member who knows no personal bounds, this book gives you the tools to bring out the best in people at their worst. 288 pages. ©2012. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

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