Books, Podcasts & More

Below is a selection of podcasts, videos and books ACHE Canada members are listening, watching, reading and recommending. It is based on Learning Corner, a regular feature in our quarterly newsletter launched in September 2018.

If you have a book, podcast or video recommendation, email achecanada@achemail.net and tell us why it should be on everyone’s list!

PODCASTS
Career Tools and Manager Tools
Got a management or career-related question? “There’s a cast for that.” Award-winning podcasts with extensive online archives.

The Dynamic Duo: Canadian Club of Toronto and The Empire Club of Canada
Wide-ranging, timely topics, national and international speakers. Video and audio archives available online.

HBR Ideacast
Harvard Business Review’s weekly podcast features interviews with leading academics and others featured in the magazine.

Health Care Executive
Biweekly podcast from ACHE.

The Look & Sound of Leadership
Story-telling approach to executive coaching. Online archive includes PDF transcript with summary of key points of coaching conversation.

The 1-3-20 Podcast
Each 20 minute episode focuses on 1 book and 3 questions: what’s the big idea? why should I care? what should I do? Hosted by best selling author, Daniel Pink. [Ended in 2018]

White Coat, Black Art
No list would be complete without CBC Radio’s White Coat, Black Art, a behind-the-scenes at health and healthcare hosted by Dr. Brian Goldman.

Policy Options Podcast
Wide-ranging topics every second Wednesday.

Revisionist History
Best selling Canadian author and speaker,  Malcolm Gladwell, at his finest.

Behind the Breakthrough
UHN’s new podcast series offering a deep dive on world-leading UHN researchers and their amazing breakthroughs.

The Happiness Lab
Psychologist, Dr Laurie Santos uses stories and research to show what makes us (un)happy.

The Brainfluence Podcast
Conversations with thought leaders in business, communications and the art and science of persuasion. Episode transcripts also available for those who prefer to scan content quickly.

VIDEOS & ONLINE LEARNING
Breakfast with the Chiefs
Seminal talks by Canadian health care leaders from Longwoods Health Services Publishing, Education and Recruitment.

IHI Video Library
Huge selection of instructional and whiteboard videos on wide range of quality improvement topics. See also archived videos of presenters and keynote speakers from past conferences, including Dr. Don Berwick.

TEDTalks
Excellent speakers and thousands of ideas worth spreading. See also TedTalks podcasts.

edX
Free online courses from leading universities worldwide, courtesy of Harvard and MIT.

The Pinkcast
Bite-sized tips for “working smarter and living better,” from best-selling author, Daniel Pink.

Patient Engagement Resources
Practical tools and more from the Canadian Patient Safety Institute

FACHE Board of Governances Exam Reference List
Core selection of readings to deepen your mastery of healthcare management and leadership plus online tutorials from ACHE.

BOOKS
Visit a bookseller online or near you for more information.

Becoming, Michelle Obama

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, Dan Pink

Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More, Morten Hansen

Joyful Journey, Adventures in Eldercare, Grace Sweatman

How to Win Friends & Influence People in the Digital Age, Dale Carnegie & Associates

Managing the Myths of Health Care: Bridging the Separations Between Care, Cure, Control and Community, Henry Mintzberg

Misbehaving, Richard M. Thaler

New Power, Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms

Presence, Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, Amy Cuddy

Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility, Patty McCord

Seven Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City Tanya Talaga

Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, Simon Sinek

Talk like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds, Carmino Gallo

The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups, Daniel Coyle

The Coaching Habit, Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way you Lead Forever, Michael Bungay Stanier

The Collective Wisdom of High-Performing Women. Leadership Lessons from the Judy Project, Colleen Moorehead (ed)

The Effective Hiring Manager, Mark Horstman

The Effective Manager, Mark Horstman

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patric Lencioni

The Infinite Game, Simon Sinek

The Speed of Trust. The One Thing that Changes Everything, Stephen M. R. Covey

Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have all the Facts, Annie Duke

Tiny Habits, B. J. Fogg
To listen to Brainfluence podcast featuring interview with B. J. Fogg click here.

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, Dan Pink