Biography, Book Recommendation, Non Fiction, Review

Book Recommendation: ‘Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)’, by Mindy Kaling

Happy Sunday! As you ready yourself for another great week, are you wondering what book to take along with you on your commute? Take a peek at this week’s recommended commute companion! ‘Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)’, by Mindy Kaling Review here. Purchase here. Author website here. Synopsis: Mindy Kaling has… Read More Book Recommendation: ‘Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)’, by Mindy Kaling

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

Author Spotlight, Writing

Author Spotlight: Melissa Cistaro

I discovered author Melissa Cistaro’s Pieces of Me through NetGalley late last year. Although I posted a review in January, the story remained for quite some time on my mind. I was struck by this story of a growth daughter dealing with the imminent passing of her mother, with whom she has had quite a… Read More Author Spotlight: Melissa Cistaro

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, 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

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

Happy Sunday!  This blogger uses Sundays to plan and prepare for the upcoming week.  I have been asked so many times about the resources that help me plan a full week that I decided to launch the “Planning the Week” feature with three concomitant components: a recommended book to make your commute easier; a healthy… Read More Book Recommendation: ‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking’, by Susan Cain

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