After a very long search (8 months to be exact), countless applications and interviews, I’m heading back to work. But, that’s not the important part, I learned quite a few lessons during my time off! In that, I’d like to share six things I learned in case you’re ever fired, laid off or find yourself otherwise out of work. I…
A follow up to his earlier memoir, Dr. Marsh shares his thoughts on life as a neurosurgeon. He provides insightful tidbits on human nature and the challenges of the later stages of life. I’ve shared a few of the ideas from the book in this latest Book Knowledge Share video.
To compete at the highest level you need to have a solid mental ability. An ability to maintain focus and push through to a new level.
This book gives a number of useful tips and provides exercises to help you develop a strong mind that will help you win championships.
We all have to perform at some point in our life. Whether it’s a job interview, piano recital, or presentation to the board of directors, being able to pull off a top performance is critical and will help you succeed.
This book covers a number of different ways to go about creating a well-tuned performance and will offer you some great advice if you suffer from performance anxiety.
Another death, another mystery. Whodunit? Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling) gives us a tale of a pop star who appears to have jumped to her death but there are suspicions otherwise.
As always, I pick out a few things that we can use in our lives to become a better, more productive person.
Canada is a great place to live and start a business. The challenge is being able to grow and sustain a company on an international level. In the book, Anthony Lacavera, the founder of WIND mobile, tells the story of how Canadian organizations can become more competitive on the world stage and improve the prospects of Canadians becoming the dominant leader.
Staying fit and healthy is a core part of longevity in one’s career. Food plays a significant role in your ability to maintain your health, and if you’re looking to take your health to the next level, you need to focus on what you put into your body.
Anita Bean’s book is focused on food for people who want to fuel their workouts but I believe there are some good tidbits for non-athletes as well.
Many life lessons can be learned by those who have experienced life from a different perspective. Dr. Henry Marsh is no exception. He is a neurosurgeon in the UK and has chosen to share some of the stories of life and death.
Always a page turner, John Grisham’s The Whistler is typical of the author. Following some odd activity, judicial corruption investigators look for wrongdoing.
As with my other book knowledge share videos, here I give you some key takeaways on how you can be more successful. I think it’s important to look for nuggets of learning in both fiction and non-fiction books. It forces you to be creative and puts you in the shoes of the characters, too.
With the book knowledge share, I read a broad range of books in hope that I can share knowledge across many aspects of life, business, creativity, and leadership. This book is one of those books that seem off the beaten path but surprises you in its quality and depth.
After reading the Long Haul I had a better understanding of the trucking industry, something I didn’t expect to learn. What I also received from reading the book was an appreciation for others and a few life lessons as well.