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  • Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck--Why Some Thrive Despite Them All by Jim Collins

Great by Choice by Jim Collins

(click on book cover for more details) Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck-Why Some Thrive Despite Them All by Jim Collins Published: October 2011 ISBN-10: 0062120999 EP Rating: 5 out of 5 (must read for business leaders) EP Main Takeaway: Great leaders reject the idea that forces outside [...]

  • Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day by Todd Henry

Die Empty by Todd Henry

(click on book cover for more details) Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day by Todd Henry Published: April 2015 ISBN-10: 1591846994 EP Rating: 5 out of 5 (must read) EP Main Takeaway: Know your purpose and devote most of your time to accomplish it. Actions define us [...]

  • Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation by Daniel Siegel

Mindsight by Daniel Siegel

(click on book cover for more details) Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation Published: December 2010 ISBN-10: 0553386395 EP Rating: 5 out of 5 (must read) EP Main Takeaway: Our brain is an anticipation machine that continually prepares itself for the future based on what has happened in [...]

  • Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone by Mark Goulston

Just Listen by Mark Goulston

(click on book cover for more details) Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone by Mark Goulston Published: March 2015 ISBN-10: 0814436471 EP Rating: 4 out of 5 (good read) EP Main Takeaway: Focus on the other person by listening and making them feel important [...]

  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck PhD

Mindset by Carol Dweck

(click on book cover for more details) Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck Published: December 2007 ISBN-10: 0345472322 EP Rating: 5 out of 5 (must read) EP Main Takeaway: Adopt a growth mindset NOT a fixed mindset. See yourself as a work in progress, not a [...]

  • Book cover for Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

(click on book cover for more details) Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life - Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Marshall Rosenberg Published: September 1, 2015 (3rd Edition) ISBN-10: 189200528X EP Rating: 5 out of 5 (highly recommended) EP Main Takeaway: Express your needs honestly and receive your requests [...]

  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Quiet by Susan Cain

(click on book cover for more details) Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain Published: January 2013 ISBN-10: 0307352153 EP Rating: 3 out of 5 (Ok, read when you have time) EP Main Takeaway: Introverts are sensitivity to stimulus. Understand where you are on [...]

  • Turning back time

Don’t miss out on life – you have less time than you think

We don't know how much time we have During the holidays, New York City is packed with people - on the sidewalks, inside stores and in the subway. Usually, I fade the crowds out to get to where I want to go. But today, as I waded through tourists stopping to short to take [...]

  • Lessons Learned from my 2-year Old

What my two-year old taught me about managing setbacks

My two-year old son, Jake, fractured his shin a few weeks ago and had to wear a full leg cast. As a parent, I imagined endless whining and moping and an annoying summer all around. Surprisingly, that didn't happen. He didn't even cry at the doctor's office. I've never been in a cast before but I would  imagine [...]