The Connected Collective Knowledge Portal

Hello, my wonderful Connected Collective! Welcome to the Knowledge Bank, where you can take your Leadership development to the next level by exploring my curated list of recommended reading, talks, and articles. Get ready to geek out and enhance your Leadership skills with the latest insights and ideas from the world of Leadership.

A peek inside what Celeste is reading, watching and listening to


To Be a Great Leader, You Need the Right Mindset

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What Leading with Optimism Really Looks Like

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High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It

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3 ways to manage conflict when you work remotely

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15 Questions About Remote Work, Answered

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How Managers Can Support Remote Employees

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How to Get People to Actually Participate in Virtual Meetings

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How to Collaborate Effectively If Your Team Is Remote

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Responding To COVID-19. Ten Lessons From The World’s HR Leaders

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Celebrate the NEW Intimacy

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Challenges to Managing Virtual Teams and How to Overcome Them

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How Stress Affects Your Body


The Happy Secret to Better Work


Forget the Pecking Order at Work


Are you a Giver or Taker?


‘Unlocking Us’ - Loneliness and Connection



Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life

By Dacher Keltner

Stolen Focus

By Johann Hari

Atomic Habits

By James Clear

The Silo Effect

By Gillian Tett

Deep Work

By Cal Newport

The Happiness Advantage

By Shawn Achor


By Tal Ben-Shahar

Start With Why

By Simon Sinek

White Fragility

By Robin Diangelo

Creativity, Inc.

By Ed Catmull

How To Have A Good Day

By Caroline Webb


By Adam Grant

Rising Strong

By Brene Brown


By Arianna Huffington

The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth

By Amy Edmondson