Books by Andiron

A Manager’s Guide to Coaching
A Manager’s Guide to Coaching: Simple and Effective Ways to Get the BEST Out of Your Employees, co-authored by Brian Emerson and Anne Loehr.

Navigating Polarities: Using Both/And Thinking to Lead Transformation
This is the groundbreaking, seminal book on polarities by Andiron’s Brian Emerson and Kelly Lewis. It offers a nuanced and practical look into what a polarity is, why knowing how to navigate them is important, and how to go about working with them in leadership and life.

On Becoming a Leadership Coach: A Holistic Approach to Coaching Excellence
Kelly Lewis authored Chapter 8 “The Coaching Relationship: A Mirror Into the Self”. It offers insight into how we can be mirrors for each other’s growth and development if we choose to look.

Podcasts with Andiron

Owning It: Leading By Being Unapologetically You
Leader and Follower – Kelly Lewis

Looking for And Podcast: Episode 42
Navigating Polarities – Kelly Lewis

Where Genius Grows Podcast: 73
Navigating Polarities Part I – Brian Emerson

Where Genius Grows Podcast: 74
Navigating Polarities Part II -Kelly Lewis

Owning It: Leading By Being Unapologetically You
Leader and Follower – Kelly Lewis

Pandemic Companion Podcast
Hope::Reality – Kelly Lewis

Other Resources by Andiron

Mindsets Paper
Our perspective on the role mindsets play in Leadership Development

Developing Leaders in a Complex World
A study on best in class leadership development programs

Embracing the Reality and Possibility of Transitions
An article by Kelly Lewis from Practicing OD Magazine about how the polarity of Hope::Reality plays out in transitions

Polarities in Everyday Leadership
Blogpost by Brian Emerson

Leadership Books & Articles by Others

Changing on the Job: Developing Leaders for a Complex World
by Jennifer Garvey Berger

Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps: How to Thrive in Complexity
by Jennifer Garvey Berger

On Becoming a Leader: The Leadership Classic
by Warren Bennis

Polarity Management: Identifying and Managing Unsolvable Problems
by Barry Johnson

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More than IQ
by Daniel Goleman

An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization
by Robert Kegan, Lisa Lahey

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
by Brene Brown

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
by Brene Brown

HBR Article: The Real Reason People Won’t Change
by Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey

Strategy & Business Article: Managing with the Brain in Mind
by David Rock

HBR Article: Seven Transformations of Leadership
by David Rooke and William Torbert