Book Reviews

Do You Have the Willpower to Get it All Done?

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Book Reviews, Focus | 0 comments

There are some days when I have all the willpower and self-discipline I could ever imagine having and other days, well, I can’t muster enough to just get the basics done for the day. What’s up with that? I have talked to a lot of other people and they seem to have the same problem – inconsistency plagues us all apparently. But I wanted to know why. After all, all the experts push consistency in just about everything. So, I did a little digging and found a book, The Power of Habit Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, by Charles Duhigg. After reading it, I’m putting this book in my list of top favorites, probably close to the top. So many books rehash all the...

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Book Review – Made to Stick

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Blog, Book Reviews | 0 comments

If you want to understand why some ideas “stick” and others die on the vine, this is your lucky day. Ideas are like rocks and Made to Stick is the manual to show you how to polish those stones into glittering gems.  Granted, not every stone harbors a gem. Likewise, not every idea is the next great thing, however, if you think your idea has potential … Brothers Chip and Dan Heath pull together expert research and common, well-known examples to illustrate that research, which makes the book easy to read (and more enjoyable than many non-fiction books that are research-based). If you look closely, you’ll see that the book follows the principles the...

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