Book Review, Education, Parenting, Psychology

Book Review: The We Generation: Raising Social Responsible Kids by Michael Ungar

The world has the potential to be amazing, but apart from glimmerings of awesomeness here and there, the overwhelming conditions are pretty terrible (sorry, Mother Earth). One of the reasons behind such a terrible state of affairs is the pervasive effects of both individualism and consumerism, which has led us away from what human nature… Read More Book Review: The We Generation: Raising Social Responsible Kids by Michael Ungar

Book Review, Dating, Marriage, Non Fiction, Review

Book Review: ‘Date like a Girl, Marry Like a Woman: The Polished Woman’s Guide to Love, Romance, and Sex’, by Jessica R Bunevacz

About the author What do you get when you mix a strict Catholic upbringing, a strong curiosity for the opposite sex, and the need to grow up quickly? If you’re lucky you get an outcome like Jessica Bunevacz, the vivacious and outspoken first time author behind Date Like a Girl, Marry Like a Woman: The… Read More Book Review: ‘Date like a Girl, Marry Like a Woman: The Polished Woman’s Guide to Love, Romance, and Sex’, by Jessica R Bunevacz

Non Fiction, Psychology

Book Review: ‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking’ by Susan Cain

One of the most powerful images I was taught as a child is that just as the beauty of a garden is in the diversity of the plants that compose it, so it is with mankind. One by one, obstacles to creating unity are coming down. This is due to many factors, one being thoughtful… Read More Book Review: ‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking’ by Susan Cain

Book Review, Non Fiction, Review, Self-Help

Book Review: ‘The Five Truths About Work-Life Balance’, by Jae Ellard

About the Author After years in senior communication roles crafting content for executives, Jae collapsed from stress-related adrenal fatigue. This life-altering experience propelled her to research human behavior, neuroscience, mindfulness, and organizational relationship systems. In 2008, Jae founded Simple Intentions and developed the Mindful Life™ Program, which includes four group coaching workshops to generate reflection,… Read More Book Review: ‘The Five Truths About Work-Life Balance’, by Jae Ellard

Book Recommendation, Book Review, Books, Borna's Round-Up, Non Fiction, Review

Borna’s Monthly Book Recommendation: ‘The Wisdom of Teams’, by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith

Team work is essential to a lot of things.  I am quite relieved to know that Borna is reading up quite avidly on the topic–not only is it helping him as a member of the community as well as professionally, he has been able to infuse our relationship with the wisdom gained through such reading… Read More Borna’s Monthly Book Recommendation: ‘The Wisdom of Teams’, by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith

Book Review, Books, Non Fiction, Review, Self-Help

Book Review: ‘Dream: Clarify and Create What You Want’, by Marcia Wieder

About the author: Dream University’s CEO, Marcia Wieder is a long established thought leader on visionary thinking. As Founder of The Meaning Institute, she teaches people to create and live fulfilling lives. She’s been a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, writes for Huffington Post and is the author of 14 books. She appeared often… Read More Book Review: ‘Dream: Clarify and Create What You Want’, by Marcia Wieder

Book Review, Historical, Memoir, Non Fiction, Review

Book Review: ‘Newspaper Boys Always Deliver’, by Joseph Gulesserian

About the author Joseph Gulesserian came of age during the seventies, and was exposed to many changing technologies with a career that has ranged from metallurgic to manufacturing, from business equipment to information technology, and brand creation. After earning his MBA, he taught Corporate Finance, Marketing and Statistics as an adjunct professor at Toronto colleges,… Read More Book Review: ‘Newspaper Boys Always Deliver’, by Joseph Gulesserian

Book Recommendation, Borna's Round-Up, Non Fiction

Borna’s Monthly Book Recommendation: ‘Do The Work’, by Steven Pressfield

Borna and I have many a common interest, which bodes well for our marriage 😉  One of them is creativity; more specifically, the role that work and discipline have to do with bringing creativity to life.  How do you balance out letting one’s creativity loose while making sure the right channels have been created for… Read More Borna’s Monthly Book Recommendation: ‘Do The Work’, by Steven Pressfield

Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review, Self-Help

Book Review: ‘The Greatest Prospector in the World’, by Ken Dunn

About the author: Ken Dunn is one of the leadership training world’s up and coming great speakers and trainers. An incredible hunger to learn and teach others has led Ken successfully through five different professional careers in the past 25 years. Ken began a policing career at the age of 18. He was involved in… Read More Book Review: ‘The Greatest Prospector in the World’, by Ken Dunn

Book Review, Memoir, Non Fiction, Review

Book Review: ‘Shivers & Signposts: The Journey Continues’, by Len Richman

About the author Len Richman has a long history with the Thomas More Institute of Montreal: student, course designer/ leader, Board of Directors member, and Chair of the Accreditation Committee. Travel, work and field background continue in parts of Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, South Pacific, and Canada’s northern communities. An educator in… Read More Book Review: ‘Shivers & Signposts: The Journey Continues’, by Len Richman