Creative and Practical Book Reviews

Brain Rules Book Review

By |March 18th, 2015|

Brain rules by John Medina is a book about the modern scientific understanding of how the brain learns and performs, and what we might do to improve it. The basic take away is: we, as humans, have set up our schools and places of business in an way that’s not in alignment with how the […]

Top 5 Books of All Time

By |March 20th, 2008|

My top 5 books of all time:

1. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People -Steven R. Covey 2. Rich Dad Poor Dad -Robert Kiyosaki 3. Think and Grow Rich -Napoleon Hill 4. Drawing on the Right Side of The Brain -Betty Edwards 5. The 4-Hour Workweek -Timothy Ferris

Having it All, Achieving Your Life’s Dreams and Goals by John Assaraf

By |November 22nd, 2007|

I thought I was getting tired of all things to do with The Secret until I read John Assaraf's Having It All - Achieving Your Life's Goals and Dreams.

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Secrets of The Millionaire Mind :: Book Review

By |October 15th, 2007|

I really enjoyed Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv. Eker because it focused on one of my favorite topics: how the rich think differently than the poor and middle class.

The Quiet Millionaire by Brett Wilder

By |September 26th, 2007|

The Quiet Millionaire, by Brett Wilder, is one of the most complete guides on personal finance that I’ve ever read.

The Hollywood Rules, What You Must Know to Make it in the Film Industry

By |September 18th, 2007|

Hollywood is said to be a closed enterprise; an elite fraternity with lavish rewards only accessible through nepotism, wealth, or sheer luck.

Organizing from the Inside Out by Julie Morgenstern

By |September 11th, 2007|

If you’re a creative type like I am; chances are, you need this book.

The Secrets of Power Negotiating by Roger Dawson

By |September 6th, 2007|

I first learned about Roger Dawson when I read Weekend Millionaire's Secrets to Investing in Real Estate, which he co-wrote with Mike Summey.

Run With the Bulls Without Getting Trampled by Tim Irwin

By |August 24th, 2007|

Run With the Bulls, by Tim Irwin is a no-nonsense look at how to succeed in the workplace and in life. It’s a complete guide on how to prepare yourself for the chaotic, competitive world of business in America without getting lost in the dust.

Irwin kept my attention by intertwining anecdotes from his […]

How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less by Nicholas Bootham

By |August 16th, 2007|

I almost didn’t buy this book because of the title. It reminded me of the blog post title formula:

1. Use an instructional phrase (how to)
2. Use a specific number (90 seconds) and
3. Appeal to emotion (make people like you).

Not that I’m innocent (check my top 20 to the left). […]