BOOK REVIEWS2020-09-04T11:17:04-04:00

Do you have these Essential 4 Qualities to get HIRED?

Do you know your WHIM to get hired and be a successful employee? And more valuable tips here- Garrett Miller presents the keys to a successful career in this article. Read on - feel enlightened! These four qualities are indeed essential and [...]

Effective Social Media Strategies for your Small Business

Sherrie A. Madia, PhD, is Director of Communications, External Affairs at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches Social Media and Communication Strategies. She also serves on the Advisory Board of EyeCatcher Digital, a tech strategy and marketing firm. With [...]

The Laws of Charisma – A book Review

“Charisma is a vital motivational and life skill,” attests Kurt W. Mortensen, a leading authority on persuasion, motivation, and influence. In THE LAWS OF CHARISMA: How to Captivate, Inspire, and Influence for Maximum Success (AMACOM 2010), Mortensen shows how anyone can harness this [...]

Life is What you Make it – A book review

“I’d like to define vocation as the tug we feel toward the life that is right for us, the life that is truly our own.” – Peter Buffett, Life Is What You Make It The first thoughts I had when holding a [...]

Book Review – Work with Passion in Midlife and Beyond

“Given the volatile economy, rising costs of living, and likelihood that safety nets like social security and savings may not cover expenses when you are older, it is imperative that you start now to find the work that engages your heart and [...]

Where the JOBS are NOW– A Book Review

Unemployment rate is the highest ever, many new grads are unable to find decent jobs or any job for that matter and we are not even sure whether the lost jobs are ever coming back. The job market is not at all [...]

The Career Within You– A Book Review

“If you are a romantic, you want to work for a company whose policies you agree with or to sell a product you believe in. If you are an adventurer, you love freedom and variety, the thought of sticking with one job [...]

All Things At ONCE

“Some of us are wired for work. It’s in our bones. Some of us are wired for family. And some of us are wired for all of it.” Mika Brezenski in All things at Once. It is tough to strike a balance [...]

Never Fly Solo – A Book Review

"Many of us have an intense desire to take bold new action in our lives but never do for fear of failure. We are essentially pouring on the power with the brakes still applied. Consciously or subconsciously, we sabotage our success by [...]

Self Promotion for Introverts – A book review

What is your elevator pitch? “Hmm.. do I really need one? I don’t think I can say a lot about myself or …” How are you at networking? Are you promoting yourself and your products/services effectively? “Networking is not my cup of [...]

Your Brain at Work

What are your biggest challenges at work? Time management, prioritizing, multitasking, staying cool under pressure, succeeding… and the list goes on. We all want a lot from ourselves and wouldn’t it be nice to know how exactly to achieve what we want. [...]

Road Rules on the Road of Life – A Book Review

“Pay careful attention to the road signs of your life”, says Andrew J Sherman, author of Road Rules: Be the Truck. Not the Squirrel. Learn the 12 Essential Rules for Navigating the Road of Life. This book presents a very interesting analogy [...]


“While we can stipulate that leadership matters and that we know it when we encounter it, it is much more difficult to find the elusive answer to the simple question, ‘What makes an effective leader?’”, the authors explain. After examining hundreds of [...]

The Integrity Dividend – A Book Review

How many times have you bought a product on someone's recommendation? Or just because you knew that the designer was well known and respected in his/her field? If you have two job offers offering you the same money and responsibilities but one [...]

Why Hitting the Gym can get you Ahead at Work

Tired of being a slave to your Blackberry 24/7? Are you skipping the gym, family events, or doctors visits because of a crushing workload? According to Marty and Joshua Seldman, authors of the new book EXECUTIVE STAMINA, working too hard for too [...]

The Offsite – A Book Review

“The offsite” is s self-proclaimed fable of the Leadership Challenge (By Kouzes and Posner), an engrossing “fable” offering an insight into the thoughts and actions of a few industry individuals struggling with the mindful implementation of the leadership principles and how they [...]

The Leadership Challenge – A Book Review

In their own words, Kouzes and Posner effectively convey the message of this enlightening book: The fundamental purpose of The Leadership Challenge is to assist people- managers and individual contributors alike – in furthering their abilities to lead others to get extraordinary [...]

A Book Review – God is a Salesman

“God never sells a product or service. God holds out an ideal, a standard to achieve, and most important, something to aspire to. Great salespeople learn from this and emulate it.” - Mark Stevens in his latest book, "God Is A Salesman: [...]