Book club

Welcome to the club.

The purpose of the Alliance book club is to facilitate continued learning and discussion, promote camaraderie and connection, and enhance the themes we explore throughout the year.
This year’s book selections explore our ongoing themes of leadership and growth. Check out the quarterly schedule along with links to purchase and join upcoming book club discussions.


2023 Q2

You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why It Matters
By Kate Murphy

Despite living in a world where technology allows constant digital communication and opportunities to connect, it seems no one is really listening or even knows how. And it’s making us lonelier, more isolated, and less tolerant than ever before. A listener by trade, New York Times contributor Kate Murphy wanted to know how we got here.

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Together We Rise
By The Lady Leaders Book Club

United by a shared passion to lift up other women and fueled by the undercurrent of the unknown at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Lady Leaders Book Club banded together to write a book about staying afloat, creating and seizing opportunities and establishing yourself as a powerful woman in the business world. Together We Rise recounts the uplifting true stories of 15 passionate and unbreakable lady leaders. In this text are inspiring tales of moving across the country on a whim to chase your dreams, of living with and overcoming unbearable grief, and of learning how to build confidence in the face of adversity.

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2023 Q3

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

“True belonging doesn’t require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are.” Social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives – experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy. In Braving the Wilderness, Brown redefines what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarization. With her trademark mix of research, storytelling, and honesty, Brown will again change the cultural conversation while mapping a clear path to true belonging.

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Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
By Sheryl Sandberg

Lean In – Sheryl Sandberg’s provocative, inspiring book about women and power – grew out of an electrifying TED talk Sandberg gave in 2010, in which she expressed her concern that progress for women in achieving major leadership positions had stalled. The talk became a phenomenon and has since been viewed nearly 2,000,000 times. In Lean In, she fuses humorous personal anecdotes, singular lessons on confidence and leadership, and practical advice for women based on research, data, her own experiences, and the experiences of other women of all ages.

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2023 Q4

The Resiliency rEvolution: Your Stress Solution For Life – 60 Seconds at a Time
By Jenny Evans

The Resiliency rEvolution is your stress solution. Rather than letting stress diminish your life, you can become more resilient to it. Using your primitive hardwiring to your advantage, you can learn how to recover from stress more quickly and raise your threshold for it. Utilizing realistic and manageable tactics, you’ll soon be on your way toward a more resilient life.

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The Execution Factor: The One Skill That Drives Success 
By Kim Perell

The Execution Factor offers a straightforward approach to success – deliberately designed in a way that anyone can master. Perell flips the notion on its head that success is all about having a great idea, an advanced degree, or a high IQ. Because people around the world have achieved their dreams without any of those things. Perell believes the ability to execute is the difference between success and failure.

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