Book Review: Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

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If you’ve ever thought about looking for a job in the post 2000-whatever economy, then Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google by William Poundstone is a must read. It’s harder to get an interview in 2012 than it was in 2007. Period. If you haven’t been job-hunting lately, I can tell you from […]

Book Review: The Leader Who Had No Title

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I’ve been intending to read this since I saw Robin Sharma speak at the Toastmasters Convention back in August. I’m glad I finally did! An interesting twist in a leadership book, The Leader Who Had No Title, by Robin Sharma is a work of fiction. More accurately, it is “a modern fable on real success in business […]

Book Review: The Myth of the Garage

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Note: This is only available as an e-book, and it’s only available for free. Go to: http://www.heathbrothers.com/the-myth-of-the-garage/ to pick it up. I read both of Chip and Dan Heath‘s previous books, Made to Stick and Switch (links are to my reviews). When I saw they had another book out, I jumped at the chance to […]

Author Review: Take the Stairs

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Rory Vaden is the author of the new bestselling book, Take the Stairs – 7 Steps to Achieving True Success. In promoting his new book, he recently spoke here in Wichita and to a packed house in Salina, Kansas. I was fortunate to be able to see him at those events. Rory’s concept of “Taking […]

Book Review: Running the Gauntlet

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Running the Gauntlet: Essential Business Lessons to Lead, Drive Change and Grow Profits by Jeffery Hayzlett is my kind of book. I like books about leadership, handling and overcoming obstacles to change and generally getting off your … and getting things done. More than once I had to put the book down to make some […]

Book Review: Million Dollar Coaching

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Do you see yourself as a coach, or want to know what strategies work in becoming a highly successful one? I do, so I picked up Million Dollar Coaching – Build a World-Class Practice by Helping Others Succeed by Alan Weiss, PH.D, the Bestselling author of Million Dollar Consulting. Alan uses a methodical approach to defining the […]

Book Review: Sway

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I recently received a recommendation to read Sway, The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior. To me, this work looked similar to Dan Ariely’s work, The Upside of Irrationality. As it turns out, there were some similarities but there were also enough differences to make this one a worthwhile read. I always enjoy books that give me […]