We haven’t cultivated a strong enough faith or trust in ourselves, in life, or in the universe to wholeheartedly be ourselves and go after what we want and love.
As a result, most of us just settle for less than we’re worthy and capable of, and then we suffer for it.
But life doesn’t have to be this way. Continue reading Book 58 of Year 2017 – “You were not born to suffer” by Blake D. Bauer
This is quite an interesting collection of short essays that you can read easily and relate to. You will experience a range of emotions…and probably get a dog in the process. Continue reading Book 57 of Year 2017 – “You can have a dog when I’m dead” by Paul Benedetti
This is not your usual romance novel with no modicum of reality. This actually depicts real life situations many women face.
The struggle between having a healthy relationship and an intense career.
The career in this novel was the pastry chef career. Not so glam but lots of hardwork and gruelling hours. Continue reading Book 56 of Year 2017 – “Sugar” by Kimberly Stuart
Slow down, pause, sit, and investigate.
What do you notice that no one else does?
Using your eyes is important, but don’t forget your nose and ears! Continue reading Book 54 of Year 2017 – “Journal Sparks” by Emily K. Neuburger
Nationalism is used to stifle all thinking…The culture of collective narcissism to stifle all individuality, the promulgation of uncontested definitions of nationalism to pre-empt all debate over genuine national interest, the constant hunt for contrived enemies of the nation, is suffocating thought. Continue reading Book 53 of Year 2017 – “A Question of Order” by Basharat Peer
Consequently, objects have become my crutch of choice, helping me to recall things I never would otherwise…Without my memories who am I?
If I equate memories and objects, then to discard an object is to lose a piece of myself forever. Continue reading Book 52 of Year 2017 – “Year of no clutter” by Eve Schaub
If we allow ourselves to be dependent when we are being bullied, we may acquiesce to the bully and not stand up for ourselves. If we choose to flee the scene of bullying, which many of us opt to do, we carry the stress of that experience with us to the next scene. If we choose to fight, then this book is invaluable to you. Continue reading Book 51 of Year 2017 – “The Bully-Proof Workplace” by Peter J. Dean and Molly D. Shephard
In this book, Ramesh raises very important points about technology and the history of digital media. He emphasises the importance and role of collaboration in ensuring “world listening” as opposed to “world making”. Continue reading Book 50 of Year 2017 – “Whose Global Village?” by Ramesh Srinivasan
To be able to make those decisions, people need to know what they are trying to achieve. What is the real purpose of their labours? They also need to know, exactly, what values and beliefs should be applied to those decisions And finally, they need to know what the commercial goals are, what the picture of success is, in order to be able to make the right decisions Continue reading Book 49 of Year 2017 – “People with purpose” by Kevin Murray
Content marketing is often talked about when looking at an overarching web strategy, but it’s also well worth considering when you are thinking about your mobile marketing. Fundamentally, content marketing is about providing useful and engaging content that is suited to the user’s journey. Continue reading Book 48 of Year 2017 – “Mobile Marketing” by Daniel Rowles
The real challenge isn’t to restructure existing units; it’s to identify the minimum number of units required to accomplish the essential work of the company. Continue reading Book 47 of Year 2017 – “Time, Talent, Energy” by Michael C. Mankins and Eric Garton
We hurt those we love. For all kinds of reasons. Looking at how we hurt people we love is really hard work, kicking up incredibly uncomfortable feelings as we confront discrepancies between who we believe ourselves to be and who our actions suggest we are. Continue reading Book 46 of Year 2017 – “Loving bravely” by Alexandra H Solomon