Resources

Our Favorite Inspirational Books

Title Author
1.    Think & Grow Rich Napoleon Hill
2.    The Science of Getting Rich Wallace Wattles
3.    The Resilience Factor Karen Reivich & Andrew Shatte
4.    Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One Joe Dispenza
5.    Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home and School John Medina
6.    Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology that Fuel Success and Performance at Work Shawn Achor
7.    Broadcasting Happiness Michelle Gielen
8.     The Power of Now Eckart Tolle
9.     As A Man Thinketh James Allen
10.  The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing Marie Kondo
11.  The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin
12.  Flourish Martin E P Seligman
13.  Thinking Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman
14.  Man’s Search for Meaning Viktor Frankl
15.  The Gifts of Imperfection Brene Brown

More Inspirational and Self Development Recommendations

1.     You 2 Price Pritchett
2.     In Tune with the Infinite Ralph Waldo Trine
3.     The Power of Awareness Neville Goddard
4.     The Power of Decision Raymond Charles Barker
5.     The Spiritual Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson and Jacob Needleman
6.     The Power of Your Subconscious Mind Joseph Murphy
7.     The Secret of the Ages Robert Collier
8.     The Optimist Creed Christian Larson
9.     Keys to Success Napoleon Hill
10.  The Magic Power of Self Image Psychology Maxwell Maltz
11.  Your Invisible Power Genevieve Behrend
12.  As A Man Thinketh James Allen
13.  Working with the Law Raymond Holliwell
14.  The Science of Being Great Wallace Wattles

 

Books on Expat Life or Returning Home:

1.     Returning Well: Your Guide to Thriving Back “Home” After Serving Cross-Culturally Melissa Chaplin
2.    The Re-Entry Relaunch Roadmap: A Creative Workbook for Finding Happiness, Success & Your Next Global Adventure After Being Abroad Cate Brubaker
3.    The Global Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls, and the Search for Home Pico Iyer
4.    Burn Up or Splash Down: Surviving the Culture Shock of Re-Entry Marion Knell
5.    The Art of Coming Home Craig Sorti
6.    The Expat Partner’s Survival Guide Clara Wiggins
7.    The Emotionally Resilient Expat: Engage, Adapt and Thrive Across Cultures Linda Janssen and Jane Dean

 

Books About Expats in Saudi Arabia:

1.       “Anywhere But Saudi Arabia! Experiences of a Once Reluctant Expat” Kathy Cuddihy
2.       The Saudi Expat: A Memoir Kindle Edition Saudi Expat  (Author)
3.       An American Expat’s Journal – Saudi Arabia in the 1990’s  J. B. Brock and A. J. Reynolds
4.       Secrets Behind the Veil: Memoirs of an Expatriate Woman in Saudi Arabia Ludmilla
5.       In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor’s Journey in the Saudi Kingdom
6.       The Colours of Sand Subitha Baghirathan
7.       Goodbye Saudi Arabia George Francis Collins

 

 

Articles for Corporate Repatriation Issues

1.     Repatriation = Turnover?

Are You Sending the Right Message to Employees? Assimilation Coaching  http://www.globalbusinessnews.net/story.asp?sid=635

2. Repatriate Adjustment And Turnover: The Role Of Expectations And Perceptions

ftp://ftp.repec.org/opt/ReDIF/RePEc/ibf/rbfstu/rbfs-v4n1-2013/RBFS-V4N1-2013-1.pdf

3. Expatriate Management (& Repatriation)

http://www.slideshare.net/JaelynBai/expatriate-management-40222453

4. Repatriation: How can my company best retain repatriated employees?

https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/tools-and-samples/hr-qa/pages/howcanmycompanybestretainrepatriatedemployees.aspx

5. Strategies for successful repatriation.

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/article/Journal-International-Business-Research/166850566.html

6.  International HR Management: Repatriation

Tutorial on repatriation – myths and solutions  http://expatriatefoundation.org/course/international-hr-management-repatriation/

7. Expatriation: Why Does It Fail

Article on the reasons for Expat Failures, including repatriation                 http://www.expat-us.com/expatusblog-relocationusa/2014/9/2/expatriation-why-does-it-fail-

8. Why Can’t Organizations Retain Their Expatriate Employees?

Article – citation on 38% loss of employees after one year https://www.eremedia.com/tlnt/why-cant-organizations-retain-their-expatriate-employees/

9.  BBC article on expat discontent

http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20140115-returning-expat-discontent