Books by Contributors


The following is a list of books by many of the contributors to A Deliberate Pause. While I have compiled it to the best of my ability, it is possible that I have missed books written by contributors, listed here or otherwise. The contributors and the books are listed alphabetically.

Bill Cast

William Cast, Going South: An Inside Look at Corruption and Greed, and the Power of the HealthSouth Message Board. Kaplan Books, 2005.

Duke Chung

Aspatore Books Staff, with contributing authors including Duke Chung, Inside the Minds: Software Leadership Strategies: CRM, Integration, ERP, & Storage Solutions CEOs Offer Best Practices & Keys to Success. Aspatore Books. eBook.

Doug Davidoff

Doris S. Davidoff, Philip G. Davidoff, Donald M. Davidoff, and Douglas G. Davidoff, Parenting the Office. Pelican Publishing, 2001.

Esther Dyson

Esther Dyson, Release 2.0: A Design for Living in the Digital Age. Broadway Books, 1997.

Robert Egger

Robert Egger with Howard Yoon, Begging for Change, The Dollars and Sense of Making Nonprofits Responsive, Efficient, and Rewarding for All. Harper Business, 2002.

Karl Eller

Karl Eller, Integrity Is All You’ve Got: and Seven Other Lessons of Entrepreneurial Life. McGraw Hill, 2005.

Jed Emerson

J. Gregory Dees, Jed Emerson, and Peter Economy, Enterprising Nonprofits: A Toolkit for Social Entrepreneurs. Wiley, 2001.

Jed Emerson, New Social Entrepreneurs: The Success, Challenge, and Lessons of Nonprofit Enterprise Creation. The Roberts Foundation, 1996.

J. Gregory Dees, Jed Emerson, and Peter Economy, Strategic Tools for Social Entrepreneurs: Enhancing the Performance of Your Enterprising Nonprofit. Wiley, 2002.

Rafe Esquith

Rafe Esquith, Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire. Penguin, 2007.

Rafe Esquith, There Are No Shortcuts. Pantheon Books, 2003.

David Ford

David Ford, Blind in One Eye. Self-published memoir, 2009.

Gregg Fraley

Gregg Fraley, Jack’s Notebook: A Business Novel About Creative Problem Solving. Thomas Nelson, 2008.

Edie Fraser

Edie Fraser and Robyn Spizman, Do Your Giving While You Are Living. Morgan James Publishing, 2007.

Edie Fraser, Risk to Riches: Women and Entrepreneurship in America. A Special Report, National Federation of Independent, 1986.

Betsy Friedlander

Betsy Friedlander, How to Land Job Offers: The Art of Generating Job Opportunities. Privately Published.

Ken Getz

Ken Getz, The Gift of Participation: A Guide to Making Informed Decisions About Volunteering for Clinical Trials. Jerian Publishing, 2007.

Ken Getz and Debra Borfitz, Informed Consent: A Guide to the Risks and Benefits of Volunteering for Clinical Trials. CenterWatch, 2002.

Casey Golden

Edie Fraser and Robyn Spizman (contributing authors, including Casey Golden), Do Your Giving While You Are Living. Morgan James Publishing, 2007.

Laurence Gonzales

Laurence Gonzales, Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies and Why. W.W. Norton & Company, 2003.

Laurence Gonzales, Everyday Survival: Why Smart People Do Stupid Things. Norton & Company, 2008.

Bijoy Goswami

Bijoy Goswami with David K. Wolpert, The Human Fabric: Unleashing the Power of Core Energy in Everyone. Aviri Publishing, 2004.

Allen Grossman

Christine W. Letts, William P. Ryan, and Allen Grossman, High Performance Nonprofit Organizations: Managing Upstream for Greater Impact. Wiley, 1998.

Anil Gupta

Anil Gupta, The Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competition. Jossey-Bass, 2008.

Verne Harnish

Verne Harnish, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits: What You Must Do to Increase the Value of Your Growing Firm. SelectBooks, Inc., 2002.

Jeffrey Hollender

Jeffrey Hollender, Geoff Davis and Meika Hollender, Naturally Clean: The Seventh Generation Guide to Safe & Healthy, Non-Toxic Cleaning. New Society Publishers, 2006.

Jeffrey Hollender, What Matters Most: How a Small Group of Pioneers Is Teaching Social Responsibility to Big Business, and Why Big Business Is Listening. Basic Books, 2006.

Gary Hoover

Gary Hoover, Hoover’s Vision: Original Thinking for Business Success. Texere, 2001.

Dipak Jain

Phillip Kotler, Dipak Jain and Suvit Maesincee, Marketing Moves: A New Approach to Profits, Growth, and Renewal. Harvard Business School Press, 2002.

Julie Silard Kantor

Julie Silard Kantor, I Said Yes: Real Life Stories of Students, Teachers, and Leaders Saying Yes! to Entrepreneurship in America’s Schools. Gazelles, 2006.

Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything. Portfolio Hardcover, 2004.

Guy Kawasaki, Hindsights: The Wisdom and Breakthroughs of Remarkable People. Grand Central Publishing, 1995.

Guy Kawasaki, The MacIntosh Way. Harper Collins, 1990.

Guy Kawasaki, Reality Check: The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing your Competition. Portfolio Hardcover, 2008.

Guy Kawasaki with Michele Moreno, Rules for Revolutionaries: The Capitalist Manifesto for Creating and Marketing New Products and Services. Collins Business, 2000.

Guy Kawasaki, Selling the Dream. Collins Business, 1992.

Reggie Van Lee

Reginald Van Lee, Mark Gerencser, Fernando Napolitano, and Christopher Kelly, Megacommunities: How Leaders of Government, Business and Non-profits Can Tackle Today’s Global Challenges Together. Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Steve Mariotti

Steve Mariotti with Debra DeSalvo and Tony Towle, The Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting and Running a Business. Three Rivers Press, 2000.

John May

John May and Cal Simmons, Every Business Needs an Angel. Crown Business, 2001.

John May and Elizabeth O’Haloran, State of the Art: An Executive Briefing on Cutting Edge Practices in American Angel Investing. Batten Institute, University of Virginia Darden School of Business, 2003.

Rob McGovern

Robert J. McGovern, Bring Your “A” Game: The 10 Career Secrets to the High Achiever. Sourcebooks, 2005. 

Nell Newman

Nell Newman with Joseph D’Agnese, The Newman’s Own Organics Guide to a Good Life: Simple Measures that Benefit You and the Place You Live. Willard, 2003.

Rick Phalen

Rick Phalen, A Bittersweet Journey: America’s Fascination with Baseball. McGregor Publishing, 2000.

Rick Phalen, Our Chicago Cubs: Inside the History and the Mystery of Baseball’s Favorite Franchise. Diamond Communications, 1992.

Dan Pink

Daniel H. Pink, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need. Riverhead Books, 2008.

Daniel H. Pink, Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself. Business Plus, 2002.

Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. Riverhead Books, 2006.

Steve Rogers

Steven Rogers, The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Finance and Business: Wealth Creation Techniques for Growing a Business. McGraw Hill, 2002.

Carl Safina

Carl Safina, Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival. Holt Paperbacks, 2003.

Carl Safina, Song for the Blue Ocean: Encounters Along the World’s Coasts and Beneath the Seas. Holt Paperbacks, 1999.

Carl Safina, Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth’s Last Dinosaur. Henry Holt and Company, 2006.

Otto Scharmer

Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski, Betty Sue Flowers, Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations, and Society. Currency, Doubleday, 2005.

C. Otto Scharmer, Theory U: Leading from the Future as It Emerges. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2009.

Peter Senge

Peter Senge, The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of the Learning Organization, Currency, Doubleday, 1990, 2006.

Peter Senge, Bryan Smith, Nina Kruschwitz, Joe Laur, Sara Schley, The Necessary Revolution: How Individuals and Organizations Are Working Together to Create a Sustainable World, Doubleday, 2008.

Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski, Betty Sue Flowers, Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations, and Society. Currency, Doubleday, 2005.

Jim Shaffer

Jim Shaffer, The Leadership Solution: Connecting People to Strategy, Creating Teams that Act Like Owners Communications Tactics of Today’s Top Leaders. McGraw Hill, 2000. 

Bill Shore

Bill Shore, The Cathedral Within: Transforming Your Life by Giving Something Back. Random House, 1999.

Bill Shore, The Light of Consciousness: How a Simple Act Can Change Your Life. Random House, 2005.

Bill Shore, Revolution of the Heart: A New Strategy for Creating Wealth and Meaningful Change. DIANE Publishing Company, 1999.

Michael Shuman

Michael Shuman, Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age. Routledge, 2000.

Geoff Smart

Geoff Smart and Randy Street, Who: The A Method for Hiring. Ballantine Books, 2008.

Alan Sorkin

Alan Sorkin, CustomerMaker: More Customers, Loyal Employees & Higher Profits. Privately Published.

Alan Sorkin, What Parents Must Know and Can Do About Teenage Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Black Forest Press, 1996.

Michael Strong

Michael Strong, The Habit of Thought: From Socratic Seminars To Socratic Practice. New View Publications, 1997.

Michael Strong and John Mackey, Be the Solution: How Entrepreneurs and Conscious Capitalists Can Solve All the World’s Problems. Wiley, 2009.

Tom Szaky

Tom Szaky, Revolution in a Bottle. Portfolio, 2009.

Carlene Thissen

Carlene Thissen, Immokalee’s Fields of Hope. iUniverse Star, 2004.

Carlene Thissen, Called from Silence: The Father Sanders Novel., 2009.

Alice Waters

Alice Waters, The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes From a Delicious Revolution. Clarkson Potter, 2007.

Alice Waters, Chez Panisse Vegetables. William Morrow Cookbooks, 1996. (One of many cookbooks by Alice Waters and Chez Panisse)

Alice Waters, Edible Schoolyard: A Universal Idea. Chronicle Books, 2008.

Carlo Petrini and Alice Waters, Slow Food Nation: Why Our Food Should be Good, Clean, and Fair. Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2007.

John Wood

John Wood, Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur’s Odyssey to Educate the World’s Children. Collins Business, 2007.

Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus, Banker to the Poor: Microlending and the Battle Against World Poverty. PublicAffairs Books, 2003.

Muhammad Yunus, Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism. PublicAffairs Books, 2007.

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