The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle Wow, I thought his New Earth changed me; Now brought the practice of presence home. I'm not sure how to evaluate this book. I believe it's meant to come to the reader when they are ready for it. I can only tell you … Continue reading The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle (Monday’s Movers)
The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles Beyond just do it... and then some! I just finished my first reading of this mind-altering book. It was recommended to me by an author friend and I had very different expectations for its subject matter. It went well beyond my expectations! If you've been on … Continue reading The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles (Monday’s Movers)
Working in the Reggio Way: A Beginner's Guide for American Teachers by Julianne Wurm This should be a must read part of any teacher training course. It should also be part of management training courses at the MBA level. There is a great deal to be learned about problem solving and true collaboration from the way … Continue reading The Reggio Way – An Old New-Vision for Education (Monday’s Movers)
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell I was given no advice on what to expect from the book and that it would influence and inspire me in my own way. I am deeply grateful for this. Gladwell doesn't give you the secret pill to success. He doesn't blather on about the luck or … Continue reading Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell (Monday’s Movers)
An open letter to Mr. Elon Musk, Mr. Richard Branson, Mr. Bill Gates, Mr. Sundar Pichai, Mr. Larry Page, & Mr. Sergey Brin, Are you paying close attention to this amazing person? Taylor Wilson is the youngest person in history to build a fully functioning nuclear reactor and he did it in his garage!!! Now … Continue reading Monday’s Movers – Taylor Wilson – A Clear Hope For Humanity
Law 13 - Live with purpose: This chapter in T.J. Hoisington’s “If You Think You Can” is both summation of the previous principals and the most crucial of them all, without which no progress can be begun, much less be made. It’s thanks to this principle that I started blogging, pushing myself to clearly determine … Continue reading Top Tips for A Purposeful Life
Law #11 Creating a sense of urgency “What ideas or goals do you have that you keep putting off?” That is the overriding question that haunts you throughout the 12th chapter of T.J. Hoisington’s “If You Think You Can”. This short chapter is packed with warnings about how to use your time effectively, and between … Continue reading Top Reasons for Taking Action: What are you waiting for?
Law #12 - Never Give Up! In this chapter, T.J. Hoisington starts with some recognizable examples of persistent people. The stories of Thomas Edison and Colonel Saunders are ones anyone whose reads about motivation or business would know. The one that really brought it home for me was his retelling of a scene from the … Continue reading Top Tips on Percerverence: Never Give Up!
“Too many of us never realize our greatness because we get sidetracked by secondary activity” - Og Mandino Law #10 - The power of focus Do you think we are talking about what I like to call The “Oh, look a squirrel” Syndrome? Yes, and no. Yes, we are referring to distractions, but not the … Continue reading Look Here Now… Pay Attention, Please.
Law #9 - Creating your own success team Dale Carnegie is credited for teaching the leadership concept that there is no such thing as a self made man, someone had to help him along the way, and that's the central message of chapter 10 in “If You Think You Can”... TEAMWORK! I hope to illustrate why … Continue reading You Can’t Do It All By Yourself