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The treehouse is your resource for Three Tall Trees data, research, and more.

Ideas, Articles, Games, Books, Movies, and anything and everything else we think is cool, quirky, fun and possibly useful in the world of Leadership and Cultural alignment.

Visit Our Sister Website

Want to read an amazing story, a story of an Alaskan Shipyard that made LOVE part of the way it does business (And treats its employees). Visit our sister site, for the amazing story of Vigor Alaska.

Tom's Podcast

Three Tall Trees' Partner Tom Mann was a guest on Revibe, the Mindfulness/Leadership Program hosted by Nick and Zach. Here are links to the Podcast.

Fun Videos

Fat Les--Vindaloo
England has always been soccer (football ) crazy. And Three Tall Trees' partner Tom Mann has always been crazy for English football, since he saw England beat Argentina in the 2000 World Cup at Three Lions, the famous London Pub. Here's the song and video that was blasting out of the pub when the final whistle sounded!

Costanza--Lord of the Idiots
At Three Tall Trees, we're big fans of The Tao Te Ching, the treatise on the Art of Living in the World, by Lao Tzu. The Tao celebrates, the idiot, the person who knows...that they don't know. Here's Seinfeld's take.

The Irish Cup Game
Maybe you've played it? It's fun, it's addictive, and at a school in Ireland, it's magical.

Richard Thompson: Vincent Black Lightning
Generally considered one of the greatest flat pickin' guitarists who's ever lived, Richard Thompson's Vincent Black Lightning is an ode to one of the world's iconic motorcycles, delivered in a poetic Irish brogue. Thompson is also the writer of Bonnie Raitt's classic, Dimming of the Day.

Inspirational Videos

Ray Anderson: The Business Logic of Sustainability
What does a CEO do when he realizes he and his company have been pillaging the earth? In Ray Anderson's case, he reboots his company so it has ZER negative impact on the planet. Not easy, when you make petroleum-based industrial carpet!

Movies and TV

Great movies...all leadership, all the time!

A small, intensely personal Irish movie with awesome music that tracks the lives of two passionate musicians and their musical collaboration.


As it is in Heaven
A 2005 Swedish film, also featuring great music. It focuses on a world famous conductor who returns to his tiny town, to fulfill his dream.


Babette's Feast
This Danish/French masterpiece is one of the great movies about food, but there are way too many surprises in Babette's Feast to allow us to reveal anything else at this point.


Jerry Maguire
Show me the money! And, the love!


Horatio Hornblower (the Series)
A young English sailor turns the hidebound, punitive a british Navy upside down, in a very human way.


Blue Bloods
Real New York locations serve as the backdrop to this crime drama about a family dedicated to law enforcement.



Paper, plastic, digital or audio - they still exist!

Tao Te Ching, Steven Mitchell

The art of living (and leading ) in the world. The audio version is mesmerizing in its power and simplicity.

Awareness. The Perils and Opportunities of Reality, Anthony DeMello

This direct, tell-it-like-it-is book is like washing your face with ice cold water. Wake up...and LIVE.


A Hidden Wholeness, Parker Palmer

Palmer, a Quaker writer and educator, is a fabulous writer. A Hidden Wholeness is personal, wise, and revealing of the human condition.

Let Your Life Speak, Listening to the Voice of Vocation, Parker Palmer

What is YOUR purpose? Why are you here on this crazy little planet? Let your life speak to you.

You Are a Badass, Jen Sincero

The brilliance of the human being...revealed in a funny, edgy and ultimately very readable way.

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, Don Miguel Ruiz

One of the classics. What does it mean to be impeccable with your word? To not take things personally

Leadership and Self Deception: The Arbinger Institute

We all deceive ourselves, make others wrong, and polarize with them. This little book follows the story of a fictional company and its leaders, both in business and their personal lives. is especially relevant in today's political climate.

Anatomy of Peace, The Arbinger Institute

From the authors of Leadership and Self-Deception comes an international bestseller that instills hope and inspires reconciliation. Through a moving story of parents who are struggling with their own children and with problems that have come to consume their lives, we learn from once-bitter enemies the way to transform personal, professional, and global conflicts, even when war is upon us.

Man's Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl

How do you find meaning in a concentration camp? Viktor Frankl explores that question through his own experience.

Turning to One Another. Simple Conversations to Restore Hope to the Future, Margaret Wheatley

The art, and the importance, of face-to-face, real conversations.

Joy No Matter What, Carolyn Hobbs

How do you find joy, even when you're depressed or angry? Carolyn Hobbs has the secret.

Tunes We Like

A random selection of songs, by artists from different genres, decades (or centuries)...

Elvis Costello: Watching the Detectives

Little River Band: Time for a Cool Change

Led Zeppelin: Goin' to California

Bruce Springsteen: This Little Light of Mine

Elton John and Ray Cooper: Funeral for a Friend

The Talking Heads: Psycho Killer

Paul Simon and Rayna: Dylan

Pink Floyd's David Gilmour: Wish You Were Here (unplugged)