Category: Book Review

Starting Something that Matters by Blake Mycoskie

I was sitting in a restaurant when the waitress noticed that I was wearing a pair of TOMS and we instantly struck up a conversation on the merits of the shoes, how many pairs we had, etc... Do you own a pair of TOMS?   For the uninformed, these are canvas shoes but...

Traction – Get A Grip On Your Business by Gino Wickman

“You are not your business.  Your business is an entity in and of itself. Yes, you created it, but in order to find success, you have to turn it into a self-sustaining organism.”observes Gino Wickman, author of Traction – Get a Grip on Your Business.   As he points...

Knowing Your Value by Mika Brzezinski

Today was one of those good thing / bad thing kind of days. Finally – after all this time – you got the promotion. You’ve been doing the work anyhow, so it was about time and you’d be walking on the clouds except for one thing: the money wasn’t behind it. You know...

Excuse me, your life is waiting by Lynn Grabhorn

Like attracts like is the underlying premise of Lynn Grabhorn’s book Excuse Me, Your Life is Waiting. When we’re feeling up, she claims, our emotions send out high vibrations that magnetize only good stuff back to us; and conversely when we’re feeling low, our...

The Glass Cage – Automation of Us by Nicholas Carr

Your email is down. Again. It’s been that way on and off for a month now, and it’s driving you to distraction – literally. You check it every five minutes, ever-hopeful, and you’ve called IT so many times, they’re probably avoiding you. It’s up. It’s down. Sometimes,...