Books

Michael Bunting has published books and articles on leadership, mindfulness, organisational development and psychology. Books can be purchased on Amazon or, preferably, at your locally-owned bookstore.
Books
Michael Bunting has published books and articles on leadership, mindfulness, organisational development and psychology. Books can be purchased on Amazon or, preferably, at your locally-owned bookstore.
NEW! Vertical Growth
How Self-awareness Transforms Leaders and Organisations

Discover how to:

  •  Identify when, where and how to develop new leadership behaviours to get better results
  • Regulate your emotional responses in real time and handle the most difficult challenges with balance, wisdom and accountability
  • Cultivate practices for self-awareness that foster lifelong internal growth and personal happiness
  • Uncover and change the limiting assumptions and beliefs that keep you, your team and organisation locked in unproductive habits and behaviours
  • Create practices and rituals that enable the highest levels of psychological safety, innovation and growth in teams and organisations.

NEW! Vertical Growth
How Self-awareness Transforms Leaders and Organisations

Discover how to:

  • Identify when, where and how to develop new leadership behaviours to get better results
  • Regulate your emotional responses in real time and handle the most difficult challenges with balance, wisdom and accountability
  • Cultivate practices for self-awareness that foster lifelong internal growth and personal happiness
  • Uncover and change the limiting assumptions and beliefs that keep you, your team and organisation locked in unproductive habits and behaviours
  • Create practices and rituals that enable the highest levels of psychological safety, innovation and growth in teams and organisations.

The Mindful Leader

Discover the methods and processes of becoming a truly extraordinary leader, achieving inner wellbeing, and living a more meaningful life.

One of the best books on leadership, The Mindful Leader integrates tested mindfulness practices with researched leadership practices. With this book, you will learn how to:

  • Develop self-awareness and take control of your life
  • Inspire others by living and leading with integrity
  • Boost your capacity to learn and innovate
  • Bring out the best in others and make their lives more meaningful

With The Mindful Leader, transform your leadership—and your life—forever.

A practical guide to mindful meditation

Finally, a book that teaches you how to meditate using mindfulness practices—without all the quick-fix gimmicks.

A Practical Guide to Mindful Meditation is your complete guide to all things mindfulness, diving deep into the foundations of mindfulness and how to apply them in your life. You will discover proven insights on how to :

  • Meditate using the four foundations of mindfulness
  • Live in compassion and become your own best friend
  • Practice mindfulness in your everyday life
  • Transform your life through mindfulness practices

Whether you’re a complete beginner or ready to go deeper into mindful meditation, this book is your ultimate resource and one of the best mindfulness books out there.

A practical guide to mindful meditation

Finally, a book that teaches you how to meditate using mindfulness practices—without all the quick-fix gimmicks.

A Practical Guide to Mindful Meditation is your complete guide to all things mindfulness, diving deep into the foundations of mindfulness and how to apply them in your life. You will discover proven insights on how to :

  • Meditate using the four foundations of mindfulness
  • Live in compassion and become your own best friend
  • Practice mindfulness in your everyday life
  • Transform your life through mindfulness practices

Whether you’re a complete beginner or ready to go deeper into mindful meditation, this book is your ultimate resource and one of the best mindfulness books out there.

Extraordinary Leadership

The Five Practices That Create Great Workplaces. By James Kouzes and Barry Posner with Michael Bunting

A research-driven guide to leadership behaviours that create more engaged workplaces and boost performance, Extraordinary Leadership in Australia and New Zealand is one of the best books for managers. Full of insights from people who are making a difference, this book also contains evidence from their direct reports, colleagues and managers about the impact The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® has on them and their performance. Case studies are balanced across gender, function, and industry providing a broad perspective for identifying why leadership matters and offering keen insights into how you lead others to greatness.

  • Study examples of extraordinary leadership in Australia and New Zealand
  • Discover the behaviours that make great leaders and why they’re so important
  • Dive into the research that shows how leadership affects engagement and organisational performance
  • Learn why people need great leadership and why it motivates them to perform at their best

Leadership must be nurtured. While all leaders are born, great leaders are made! Extraordinary Leadership in Australia and New Zealand is one of the best books on leadership that presents a data-driven framework for being an effective leader.