The first thing to note is that “Acting with power” is not necessarily meant as “behaving with power”. Gruenfeld does genuinely mean “acting” in the same way as Judi Dench would do. Continue reading Deborah Gruenfeld “Acting with Power” – book review
I have a history of not receiving feedback terribly well. When I was little and my Mum had the audacity to say that I was not vacuum cleaning in the corners, I would cross my arms and reply “You can do it yourself if you don’t like it”. The slightest criticism was a risk of me either giving up or bursting into tears. Obviously, as … Continue reading Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen “Thanks for the Feedback” – book review
I was really impressed by the contents of this book. Continue reading Mindset by Carol Dweck – book review
There haven’t been any reviews on this blog for a while – I’ve been reading a few books, but of the sort that I’m usually slightly embarrassed about reviewing online (but read anyway). In the same way as I read a book about perfect skin, because of my acne…. I read a self-help book about finances, because my finances are not as great as I’d … Continue reading Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez – book review
It’s quite short – it took me about an hour or less to read it.
Continue reading Otegha Uwagba “Little Black Book” – book review
It probably tells you something about me that I’ve managed to procrastinate reading a self-help book that talks about stopping procrastination.
Continue reading David Allen’s “Getting Things Done” – a book review