Category: Self Development

Ideas and resources for creating the best you possible.

How to survive being fired

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…

Admissions by Henry Marsh – Book Knowledge Share

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.

Psyched Up by Daniel McGinn – Book Knowledge Share

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.

Top Reads of the Year

If you’re like me and looking to stay at the top of your game you know that reading is a huge way to level the playing field. Reading is a great way to develop your skills at a low cost. Many successful people including Bill Gates and Warren Buffet are big advocates of reading. If time is your biggest road…

A Lesson in Networking from Jack Bauer

I’ll admit, I don’t watch a lot of TV. In fact, I’m one of the millions of people who have “cut the cord”. That said, there are a few shows that I follow using the feeds provided by the cable networks. One of the shows is 24 starting Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer. If you haven’t seen the show, Jack…

How to Read a Book

One of the questions I get asked a lot is how I manage to read as much as I do. In this post I want to share with you some of tips I have for reading quickly and still be able to retain the information. Speed reading 101 First things first, you have got to increase the number of pages…

Reading for Success

Did you ever hear your mother tell you to stop eating cookies or you’ll turn into one? Well, it’s true, you become what you put into your body. Of course this also applies to your mind. It’s simple, garbage in = garbage out. If you are looking to develop yourself in any aspect of your life, reading is something you…