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Books


Voted Best Business Book at the 2017 Los Angeles Book Festival

The 3 Dimensions of Emotions: Finding the Balance of Power, Heart, and Mindfulness in All of Your Relationships

The 3 Dimensions of Emotions, by Dr. Sam Alibrando, is a new way to understand the role of emotional intelligence and how to apply it in all contexts: whether corporate or personal.

A compelling model for human relationships, The 3 Dimensions of Emotions introduces the concept of Working the Triangle, a practice that offers a practical road map to help you respond with responsibility rather than reacting to interpersonal challenges. It works just as successfully for the CEO of a Fortune 500 company as it does for a line-manager.

Understanding the 3 dimensions will help you manage difficult people, take responsibility for your own behaviors and improve your emotional intelligence as a senior executive, team leader, manager, or individual contributor.

The goal, says Alibrando, is to release our best and most positive energies—not far in the future but every time we find the balance of personal Power, Heart, and Mindfulness in our interactions with others.

“This is the second book that I’ve read by Dr. Sam Alibrando. Just like the first, I couldn’t put it down. I feel we all need help navigating and understanding our complicated lives. As an actor always searching for deeper understanding of the characters I play, this book has been uniquely helpful. The 3 dimensions are just fascinating. Truly an awesome read. Thanks, Doc.”

- Actor Kim Coates, star of the hit tv series Sons of Anarchy and over 60 movies

“In The 3 Dimensions of Emotion, Dr Alibrando unfolds an elegant and simple way of understanding human emotion and our true potential in life. He offers a powerful psychological model that comes alive through stories told from real life. His years of experience, self-awareness, and clarity shine through these pages. A fresh take on a familiar subject from a wise guide.”

— Shane Hipps, executive coach, speaker, and author of Cats Don’t Bark: A Guide To Knowing Who You Are, Accepting Who You Are Not, and Living Your Unique Purpose (Hachette, 2015)


Follow the Yellow Brick Road: How to Change for the Better When Life Gives You its Worst

Follow the Yellow Brick Road: How to Change for the Better When Life Gives You its Worst is for people who want to change and grow. And the most powerful way to learn new habits and truly change is through experience. Dorothy did not develop Scarecrow-knowledge, Tin Man-heart and Lion-courage from a book. It was not from a lecture that Dorothy discovered her wizard was a fraud and that if she faced her scary witch, the witch would melt. She learned these vital life lessons along the Yellow Brick Road. Follow the Yellow Brick Road is especially for people who have ever had a twister pick up their life and drop them into a strange and uncharted land. If you are having trouble managing at work, going through a break-up, are caught in an addiction, have lost a loved one, or are in a challenging relationship, then you are in the Land of Oz and need to do as Glinda instructed: Follow the Yellow Brick Road.


“Follow the Yellow Brick Road is a wonderful metaphor for understanding our lives and our relationships. I would recommend it to anyone as a tool for personal or corporate growth.”

- Dan Maltby, Ph.D., Director of the Organizational Leadership Program, Biola University

The book discussion of Follow The Yellow Brick Road was mesmerizing. Everyone was totally relaxed, yet I could see synapses sparking everywhere in the room. On behalf of PIHRA and our executive HR Roundtable, we thank you.

- Dana Mayhew, Human Resource & Communication Specialist