No Rules Rules: Review, Background, and Reception

No Rules Rules: Review, Background, and Reception

Are you thinking of reading No Rules Rules? How well was the book received by critics?  In No Rules Rules, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and business professor and author Erin Meyer detail how the company achieved this level of success by implementing unconventional management practices that empower employees and promote innovation. Here is our No Rules Rules review.

Surrounded by Idiots: Review, Background, and Context

Surrounded by Idiots: Review, Background, and Context

Are you thinking of reading Surrounded by Idiots by Thomas Erikson? What kind of impact and reception did the book have when it was released? Surrounded by Idiots is a guide to understanding yourself and the people at work who just aren’t like you. Bestselling author and communication expert Thomas Erikson asserts that there are four personality types, and we all fall into one or more of these categories. Continue reading for our Surrounded by Idiots review.

Raving Fans: Book Review, Background, and Context

Raving Fans: Book Review, Background, and Context

What is the book Raving Fans about? What are the book’s strengths and weaknesses, and how was it critically received? In Raving Fans, management experts Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles argue that successful organizations have one common central focus: providing an excellent customer service experience. And that any type of organization or business that serves people can benefit from these principles to create “Raving Fans.” Here’s our Raving Fans book review.

David Epstein: The Sports Gene—Book Overview

David Epstein: The Sports Gene—Book Overview

What is David Epstein’s The Sports Gene about? What role does genetic makeup play in sports success? In The Sports Gene, David Epstein explores how our underlying genetic differences impact our performance on the sports field. As the title implies, the author suggests a strong genetic component to success in sports. However, the book also recognizes that, as complex human beings, athletes cannot be defined by genes alone. Here’s our overview of the book’s background, context, impact, and approach.

10% Happier: Review, Background, and Reception

10% Happier: Review, Background, and Reception

Is Dan Harris’s book 10% Happier worth reading? What are the pros and cons of the book and how was it received upon publication? Former ABC News anchor Dan Harris believes anyone can benefit from meditation. In 10% Happier, he offers a skeptic’s journey through the world of self-help following his meltdown on live television. Harris explains how meditation allowed him to get control of his anxiety, manage his ego, and become a more compassionate person. Below is our 10% Happier review complete with an analysis of the context and approach.

The Happiness Trap: Review, Background, & Reception

The Happiness Trap: Review, Background, & Reception

What is Russ Harris’s The Happiness Trap about? What’s the key message to take away from the book? In The Happiness Trap, Russ Harris explores Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or ACT, a psychological discipline developed by Steven C. Hayes in 1982. While Harris didn’t develop ACT, his 2007 book helped popularize ACT, which uses a combination of behavioral and mindfulness principles and strategies. Here is our review of The Happiness Trap: Stop Struggling, Start Living by Russ Harris.

Peter Drucker: Managing Oneself—Book Overview

Peter Drucker: Managing Oneself—Book Overview

What’s Peter Drucker’s Managing Oneself about? What’s the key message to take away from the book? Managing Oneself discusses how to take charge of your career to maneuver yourself into your ideal job. Peter Drucker, the author of many works on management theory, outlines the most important factors that he believes will help you succeed in your career efficiently. He asks that you manage yourself and take actions now that will lead to a flourishing career in the future.  Here’s our review of Managing Oneself by Peter Drucker.

Book Review of Principles by Ray Dalio

Book Review of Principles by Ray Dalio

Is Ray Dalio’s Principles: Life and Work worth reading? What is the key message you can take away from the book? In his book Principles: Life and Work, billionaire Ray Dalio discusses the experiences, lessons, and practices that shaped the guiding principles powering his success. His book is a guide to rational thinking. The main theme is that finding the truth is the best way to make decisions, and that ego and emotion prevent you from discovering the truth. Dalio shares his major strategies to circumvent these weaknesses. In this article, we’ll review Ray Dalio’s Principles: Life and Work. We’ll

Codependent No More: Review, Background, & Context

Codependent No More: Review, Background, & Context

Is Melody Beattie’s book Codependent No More worth reading? How was the book received by readers and critics? In Codependent No More, Melody Beattie explores codependency and how it affects people’s lives. A self-help classic and the book that inspired codependency 12 Step Programs around the country, Codependent No More provides explanations, advice, and compassion for people struggling with codependency. Here is our Codependent No More review.

Who Will Cry When You Die: Review and Background

Who Will Cry When You Die: Review and Background

Is Robin Sharma’s Who Will Cry When You Die? worth reading? How was the book received by the critics and what are its strengths and weaknesses? In Who Will Cry When You Die?, self-help guru Robin Sharma wants to know if you’ll feel happy with the life you’ve led when you’re on your deathbed. If you think you might have end-of-life regrets, Sharma provides a collection of pithy life lessons and advice to help you seize control of your life and turn it into one you’ll look back on fondly.  Continue reading for our Who Will Cry When You Die?