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Book Review: Influence by Robert Cialdini – Are you being manipulated?

No one likes to be manipulated. But in the book Influence by Robert Cialdini – he shows us that we all are being controlled. Yet we are bombarded with sales and marketing messages everyday. More often than not, we respond in a very predictable way. That is how companies make money. They influence their potential customers …

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Book Review: Blink by Malcolm Gladwell – What Can You Decide In A Blink?

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell is all about instinct – the power of thinking without thinking. What can you decide in a blink? Is it right or wrong to rely on your past experiences to make a split second judgment? The premise of the book Blink by Malcolm Gladwell is that our first impression pulls upon …

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The 8th Habit by Stephen R. Covey – a review

My first thought when reading The 8th Habit – From Effectiveness to Greatness by Stephen R. Covey – was that the title is misleading. Far from being an 8th habit, this book is about mindset and amazing leadership. Because it was called The 8th Habit – I (being a sequential kind of person) felt like I had …

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Organizing Using the KonMari Method

The basic premise of organizing the KonMari Method way is answering one question – “Does this spark joy?”. This week I read the The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo (she coined the term KonMari Method by combining syllables from her last and first names). Marie’s approach to organizing is unique in …

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Organize Your Important Documents the Easy Way

I received a free copy of the book, Cell Phones Don’t Work in Heaven for purposes of this review. However, the opinions expressed in this article are my honest thoughts and observations. Cell Phones Don’t Work In Heaven by Mark Pope is not just a book – it is a genius way to organize your important …

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8 Lessons in Military Leadership for Entrepreneurs

Disclosure: This book review of the 8 Lessons in Military Leadership for Entrepreneurs book by Robert Kiyosaki was sponsored by Linqia. Those who know me know that I was not in the military. But the admiration and appreciation that I have for our soldiers runs deep. As a civilian and a professional organizer I am in awe …

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The ONE Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

The ONE Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan is a self help book about prioritizing.  The tagline “The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results” had me hooked before I even turned the first page. Life is busy. It often feels like an endless treadmill. You make it through one day. Sleep. Rinse and repeat. …

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