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  • Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein

Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein

(click on book cover for more details) Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein Published: February 2009 ISBN-10: 014311526 EP Rating: 4 out of 5 (interesting read) EP Main Takeaway: People's choices are heavily influenced by the context those choices are presented. [...]

  • 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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When the world is unfair to you …

... remember that the world has also been generous to you. If you can read and understand these words, that means you: have access to electricity, a computer or phone, and the internet have free time to peruse articles can read and speak one of the most useful languages in the world Take time to [...]

  • 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 [...]

10 books I wish I read earlier in my life but glad I still read them eventually

Have you ever finished a book and found it so useful that you wished you read it much earlier on in your life? I read on average 1-2 books a week (the silver lining to a long commute to work). Most of the books, I read once, glean the key ideas and never re-read again. Which is why I [...]

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Two Quick Tips to Be More Patient

If you're the type to lose patience quickly or if your patience is wearing thin at this moment, here are two tips that can help immediately: Remove expectations You lose patience when something you expect to happen does not happen. You expect your colleague to get back to you within 24 hours and you're mad [...]

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Life Lessons Learned from the Late William Zinsser

William Zinsser, American writer and teacher, passed away at the age of 92 this past week. I had the privilege of meeting Bill a few years ago when I interviewed him for the Modeling Success Series. In addition, to the wonderful insights from that interview, we built a relationship that has been invaluable to me. I'm sadden by [...]

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How to Get Along with Almost Anyone (it’s easier than you think)

Over the years, I've received a lot of advice from friends and family, trained professionals and books on how to get along with others and build strong relationships. Most of it is insightful and effective but when I'm caught up in the moment, I find it hard to apply what I've learned. This is especially true [...]

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When Just Trying to Help Fails

"I'm just trying to help." How often have you said or thought these words? If you're a loving parent, good friend or caring colleague, probably one too many times. It's a plea you usually make when your good intentions fall short and it reflects both frustration and surprise. So why does this happen? Why are you [...]

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