At the start of 2019 I posted one book a day for 100 days on twitter, books that have helped me in my facilitation practice and I made a promise to create one complete list rather than 100+ tweets, so here it is, in no particular order other than the order I tweeted and shared them! Book, Author, Publisher and ISBN numbers… Many are books on facilitation, some on managing change, some on building resilience, some on consultancy and others that are relevant to all of these and more, all of which I have found helpful and YES I have all of them!

1 – The Art of Focused Conversation – R. Brian Stanfield: New Society Publishers 0-86571-416-9
2 – The Skilled Facilitator – Roger Schwartz: Jossey Bass 0-7879-4723-7
3 – Facilitation – Trevor Bentley: McGraw Hill 0-07-707684-2
4 – Humble Inquiry – Edgar H. Schein Berrett Koehler 978-1-60994-981-5
5 – Bikablo 1: A Visual Dictionary for Facilitators – Neuland 978-3-940315-00-7
6 – Meetings by Design – Vista Consulting 0-9541470-0-6
7 – Joint Application Development – Wood & Silver: John Wileys & Sons 0-471-04299-4
8 – Visual Language – Robert E. Horn: Macroll Press 1-892637-09-x
9 – The Complete Facilitators Handbook – John Heron: Kogan Page 0-7494-2798-1
10 – UZMO – Martin Hausmann: Redline Verlag 978-3-86881-688-4
11 – Client Centred Consulting – Cockman, Evans & Reynolds: McGraw Hill 0-07-707685-0
12 – Large Group Interventions – Bunker & Alban: Josset Bass 0-7879-0324–8
13 – Visual Meetings – David Sibbet: Wiley 978-0-470-60178-5
14 – Business Model Generation – Osterwalder & Pigneur: Wiley 978-0-470-87641-1
15 – The World of Moderation – Michele Neuland: Neuland 3-931403-11-4
16 – On Dialogue – David Bohm: Routledge 0-415-14912-6
17 – Game Storming – Gray, Brown & Macafuno: O’Reilly 978-0-596-80417-6
18 – The Art of Facilitation – Dale Hunter: Random House 978-1-86941-817-5
19 – The Creativity Toolbox – Elspeth McFadzean: Teamtalk Consulting 1-86181-056-3
20 – MAP Facilitator’s Handbook – Terry D. Bergdall Coop Printing No ISBN
21 – 9 Disciplines of a Facilitator – Jenks & Jenkins: Jossey Bass 0-7879-8068-4
22 – Finding Our Way – Margaret J. Wheatley: Berrett Koehler 1-57675-405-7
23 – Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There – Weisbord & Janoff: Berrett Koehler 978-1-57675-425-2
24 – Clues to Achieving Consensus – Mirja P. Hanson: Rowman & Littelfield 1- 57886-270-1
25 – How to Draw Anything – Scriberia: Quercus 978-1-78648-539-7
26 – The Sketchnote Handbook – Mike Rhode: Pearson 978-0-321-85789-7
27 – Value Proposition Design – Osterwalder, Pigneur, Bernarda & Smith: Wiley 978-1-118-96805-5
28 – Multiple Intelligences – Howard Gardner: Basic Books 978-0-465-04768-0
29 – Managing at the Speed of Change – Daryl R. Conner: Wiley 0-471-97494-3
30 – The Suprising Power of Liberating Structures – Lipmanowicz & McCandless: Liberating Structures 9780615975306
31 – Managing Transitions – William Bridges: Nicholas Brearley 1- 85788-112-5
32 – Presence – Senge, Scharmer, Jaworski & Flowers: Nicholas Brearley 1-85788-355-1
33 – Serious Work (legoplay) – Blair, Rillo & Partners: ProMeet 978-0-995-6647-0-8
34 – Participatory Workshops – Robert Chambers: Earthscan 1-85383-863-2
35 – Extreme Facilitation – Suzanne Ghais: Jossey Bass 0-7879-7593-1
36 – Tao Te Ching – Stephen Mitchell: Frances Lincoln 0-7112-1278-3
37 – Facilitating WIth Ease – Ingrid Bens: Jossey Bass 0-7879-7729-2
38 – The Essence of Facilitation – Hunter, Bailey & Taylor: Tandem Press 1-877178-51-9
39 – The Meeting Magic Method – Meeting Magic: 978-1-56592-479-6
40 – Group Model Building as Mutual Persuasion – Etienne Rouwette: Wolf Legal 90-5850-060-8
41 – Mind Map – Ultimate Thinking Tool – Tony Buzan: Thorsons 0-00-772891-3
42 – Thinkertoys – Michael Michalko: Ten Speed Press 978-1-58008-773-5
43 – The Culture Map – Erin Meyer: Public Affairs Books 13-978-1-61039-250-1
44 – Synchronicity – Joseph Jaworski: Berrett Koehler 1-57675-031-0
45 – Expanding our Now – Harrison Owen: Berrett Koehler 1-57675-015-9
46 – Future Search – Weisbord & Janoff: Berrett Koehler 1-57675-081-7
47 – 50 Ways to Build Team Consensus – R. Bruce Williams: IRI/Skylight 0-932-935-48-6
48 – Making Questions Work – Dorothy Strachan: Jossey Bass 978-0-7879-8727-5
49 – Bikablo 2; A Visual Dictionary for Facilitators – Neuland: 978-3-940315-05-2
50 – A Simpler Way – Wheatley & Kellner-Rogers: Berrett Koehler 1-57675-050-7                                                                                                               51 – Visual Thinking – Willemien Brand: BIS 978-9063-694531
52 – The Facilitative Way – Priscilla H. Wilson: TeamTech Press 0-972-9764-0-x
53 – Ladybird Book of the Meeting – Penguin 978-0-718-18437-7
54 – Facilitation at a Glance – AQP 1-890416-05-3
55 – Bikablo Emotions -Neuland
56 – Creating Paths of Change – Will McWhinney: Sage 0-7619-1007-7
57 – Find Your Way – Simon Sinek: Portfolio Penguin 978-0-241-27926-7
58 – Do – Purpose – David Hieatt: Do Book Co. 978-1-907974-13-7
59 – Winning Through Participation – Laura J. Spencer: Kendall Hunt 0-8403-6196-3
60 – Principles of Facilitation – David Sibbet: Grove 1-879502-44-5
61 – The World Cafe – Brown & Isaacs: Berrett Koehler 978-1-57675-258-6
62 – Doodle Revolution – Sunni Brown: Portfolio Penguin 978-1-59184-588-1
63 – Organisational Culture & Leadership – Edgar H. Schein: Jossey Bass 0-7879-0362-0
64 – Practical Facilitation – Christine Hogan: Kogan Page 0-7494-3827-4
65 – Appreciative Inquiry – David Cooperider: Stipes 87563-931-3
66 – Big Book of Business Games – John Newstrom: McGraw Hill 978-0070464-766
67 – The Workshop Book – R. Brian Stanfield: NSP 0-86571-470-3
68 – The Facilitator’s Pocketbook – Townsend & Donovan Management Pocket Books 1-870471-70-9
69 – Five go on a Strategy Awayday – Enid Blyton & Bruno Vincent: Quercus 978-1-78648-224-2
70 – Facilitator’s & Trainer’s Toolkit – Artie Mahal: Technics 978-1-935504-89-4
71 – Sticky Wisdom – What if: Capstone 1-84112-021-9
72 – The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation – Sandy Schuman: Jossey Bass 0-7879-7160-x
73 – Visual Doing – Willemien Brand: BIS 978-90-6369-499-9
74 – Advanced Facilitation Strategies – Ingrid Bens: Jossey Bass 0-7879-7730-6
75 – Facilitated Business Engineering – Gary Rush No ISBN
76 – The Problem Solving Pocketbook – Jonne Ceserani: Management Pocket Books 1-903776-04-x
77 – Do – Design – Alan Moore: Do Book Co 978-1-907974-28-1
78 – Beyond Strategic Vision – Cowley & Domb: Butterworth Heinemann 0-7506-9843-8
79 – The Decision Book – Krogerus & Tschappeler: Profile Books 978-1846683954
80 – Turning to One Another – Magaret J. Wheatley: Berrett Koehler 1-57675-145-7
81 – The Art of Systems Thinking – O’Connor & McDermott: Thorsons 0-7225-3442-6
82 – Crucial Conversations – Patterson, Grenny, McMillan & Switzler: McGraw Hill 0-07-140194-6
83 – Sharpie Art Workshop – Timothy Goodman: Rockport 978-1-63159-048-1
84 – The Strangers Feet Are Small – Gilbert Brenson Lazan: Morrison Knudsen No ISBN
85 – The Medici Effect – Frans Johansson: HBS Press 1-59139-186-5
86 – The Managing Change Pocketbook – Neil Russell-Jones: Managment Pocket Books 1-903776-11-2
87 – Resilience – Vlarke & Nicholson: Crimson 978-1-85458-544-8
88 – Meeting Magic – Woods & Uden: Writers World 978-095-5778-80-3
89 – The Back of a Napkin – Dan Roam: Marshall Cavendish 978-981-4382-24-3
90 – The Secrets of Facilitation – Michael Wilkinson: Jossey Bass 978-0-7879-7578-4
91 – The Change Book – Krogerus & Tschappeler: Profile Books 978-178-1250-09-9
92 – Diverging Conversations Through Facilitation – Lelie & Haarmans: Gelling 978-90-78440-72-7
93 – Leading at the Edge of Chaos – Daryl R. Conner: Wiley 0-471-29557-4
94 – The Act of Creation – Arthur Koestler: Pan Piper 0-330-73116-5
95 – HBR on Building Personal & Organisational Resilience – Various: Harvard Business School Press 978-1-59139-272-9
96 – The Courage to Lead – R. Brian Stanfield: New Society 0-86571-425-8
97 – Do – Story – Bobette Buster: Do Book Co. 978-1-907974-46-5
98 – Do – Listen – Bobette Buster: Do Book Co. 978-1-907974-52-6
99 – Bikablo Story Maps X5 – Neuland
100 – The Art of Peace – Morihei Ueshiba: Shambala 978-0-87773-851-0    101 – The Art of Gathering – Priya Parker: Penguin 978-0-241-97384-4             102 –  Nimble – Responsive Facilitation – Rebecca Sutherns: Hambone Publishing 9781999576103                                                                                     103 – Facilitating Authentic Participation – James M. Campbell: Createspace Independant 9781541220850

Hopefully you will find some of these as useful and relevant as I have, and that they will help you in your facilitation and consultancy practice too.

Gary Austin.
www.circleindigo.com

12th June, 2019

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