Coleman Recommended Resources
Coleman Associates loves seeking out resources, stumbling upon thought-provoking videos and learning from others both inside and outside the healthcare industry. We’d love to share our favorites with you.
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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Michelle Alexander examines how the US seamlessly transitioned from the age of Jim Crow to the age of Mass Incarceration. This is an unvarnished look at the systematic disenfranchisement of African-American males.
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
Robin DiAngelo is a diversity and inclusion trainer who kept finding that sensitivity to discussions around race and racism from her white participants would stop the conversation. This book explores why conversations about race are so difficult for white people and how to combat it to be a better ally to people of color.
How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
How to be an Anti-Racist is a compelling guide for those concerned about racism in the United States but are unsure about what to do about it. Kendi provides an engaging look, not only at the roots of racism but how we can dismantle it.
Stamped from Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
This book is an incredibly comprehensive history of the construct of race and racism. It traces the history of racist and anti-racist ideas from their origin and how they impact thought and policy today. This is a must-read.
The Fee-for-Service Monster
Interview with Peter Piot about COVID-19
An interview with renowned virologist and microbiologist, Peter Piot about COVID-19. There are 100 questions and answers in an interview with TEDMED Foundation Director, Jay Walker.
Discipline of Teams
Discipline of Teams Smith and Katzenback brought to life the interworking of a true team back in the early 1990s. In our modern days of work the word team is overused and has lost most of its meaning. This article serves as a brilliant and simplistic reminder of what makes a great team great!
Managing with the Brain in Mind
Managing with the Brain in Mind. David Rock marries neuroscience research with everything we feel and see play out in the workplace. Rock studies the brain’s response to feeling threatened or judged at work and found the brain reacted the same way as if the body had been physically assaulted! How can anyone work well under those circumstances? Best Managers understand that you can’t ignore emotions in the workplace. Read this article and learn how to foster a work environment that reduces the threat, increases certainty, and creates a sense of relatedness. Accomplish those three things and you will create a higher-performing and more satisfied staff!
Six Steps for Turning Setbacks into Advantages
Six Steps for Turning Setbacks into Advantages. People experience six distinct stages of turning adversity into growth. Read more to learn about the change process.
Why Trying New Things is So Hard to Do
Why Trying New Things is So Hard to Do. In this NY Times article Sendhill Mullainathan explores how his and others habits around what soda we buy, our daily commuting routine, etc., are shaped by our habits rather than by data or our best judgment about how we ought to do what we do.