Articles about Books

The Whole Human

10 ways to determine if you have healthy or destructive passion

The problem for most people is that they believe that passion is the moving cause, when in reality, passion is an effect.

News

New study shows why Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ is not enough

An unintended side effect of the "lean in" message is it helped people believe women are responsible for causing and fixing the problems they face at work.

Productivity

11 people share the books that helped them unlock their potential

An inspiring page-turner can help you dig deep, make a change, and realize your full potential. These books made a profound impact on people’s lives.

Advice

10 practical answers to 10 powerful questions

No one knows what they are doing. That’s life in 7 words. We’re all trying to figure things and out. That’s precisely what this article was about.

Communication

A professor explains why networking is a waste of time and what you should be doing instead

The “heart” of networking is rooted in selfishness, taking and using; while the great leaders all teach us that true success comes through serving.

Books

How positive psychology can enhance your job search

There’s a new trend in the working world today — people aren’t only looking to change their job, they’re now looking to change their profession.

Books

Author Marc Effron on why it’s OK to embrace ‘faking it’ in the office

Did this headline make you think, whoa, whoa, whoa, since when is ‘faking it’ ever a good idea at work? Hold on, before you brush off this idea.

The Whole Human

5 things you can do today that will make you happier, according to a life coach

We know how important it is to take small steps to appreciate happiness, and so we worked with top life coach Carole Ann Rice, to reveal the five things we all can do daily to feel that little bit happier.

Books

The best salary negotiation tactic might be too awkward for most people to try

According to Melissa Dahl's book "Cringeworthy," too many people make the mistake of talking too much during a salary negotiation.

Books

8 inspiring beach reads that don’t feel like career advice

From page-turners that provoke creativity to memoirs that challenge you to work harder, consider these recommendations from successful professionals.

Family

New book says that childhood bonds impact your career success

Understanding how our attachment styles, which are developed in infancy, impact how we connect in any relationship — including with coworkers and your boss.

News

Marie Kondo just released a set of boxes to help bring joy to your life

Marie Kondo is coming for you and this time she has boxes. You may have been the one out of all your friends and coworkers to not drink the Kondo kool-aid and throw out all of your non joy-invoking possessions, but there is no turning back now because now she is producing products as part of her lifestyle empire

Books

13 embarrassing self-help books that actually worked for us

As a literary snob who once had to shut a book club down because it got too popular, this doesn't come easily to me: I like the occasional self-help book.

Success

Measure the process, not the results

Most of my life has been like this: one step forward, one step back. Make a little progress, then regress.

Success

Your ability to follow instructions is not the secret to your success

Following the rules is no longer sufficient to succeed. The generally accepted theory or belief that applies to almost everything we do can’t guarantee the life you seek and expect.

Success

How to become more intelligent every day

People aren’t born smart. People learn how to work with what they’ve got, and become smart as a result.

Personal Finance

How to be smarter with money: 8 simple secrets

If you want to make money over the long haul, picking investments isn’t the real problem. The problem is our behavior. We do dumb things.

Levelling Up

How to be smarter than people smarter than you

I read the things smart people write down. By deciding to read more, you’ve already become smarter than most “smart people.”

The Whole Human

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

If you’re committed to living your life to the highest possible level, the following 20 images will inspire within you a deeper commitment.

Books

This CEO dropped everything and moved to Bali and it changed his life completely

It sounds like the plot of a movie. Super successful CEO has a great job but is feeling burned out and never get to see his family and friends because of his career success. So he decides to drop everything and move to Bali. But this isn't a movie plot. This is what Ben Feder, the entrepreneur behind Take Two Interactive and the now President of International Partnership for Chinese internet titan firm, Tencent did.

Success

Mozart on how to unlock your inner creative genius

There is a destructive myth that the ‘creative genius’ is born with an innate, godlike ability to create extraordinary work at the snap of their finger. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

Networking

Most conferences are a waste of money unless you do this

Here are a few goals you need to have when attending a conference if you don’t want the experience to be a waste.

Productivity

The rule of the scene: Why where you live affects the work you do

Do you have to move across the world to find your scene? What if circumstances prevent you from doing so? Here’s what to do if you find yourself in that situation.

Books

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

The hard part of writing a book isn’t getting published. It’s the writing. In this article, I offer 10 steps for writing a book along with 10 bonus steps.

Personal Finance

How I’m getting richer every day: 4 ways to increase wealth

Enjoy your simple life, save your money, invest it wisely, and don’t lose your money. That’s how you get richer every day.