Personal Development & Human Behavior


What Is Your Life's Work Webinar (FREE!)

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 7, 2005, at 8:37 PM in News & Opinion

Curt at The Occupational Adventure pointed out that Bill Jensen, author of What Is Your Life's Work? will be doing a free webinar tomorrow at 12PM ET. Here are the details: What Is Your Life’s Work?


BOOK REVIEW: What is Your Life

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 7, 2005, at 8:24 PM in News & Opinion

What is Your Lifes Work by Bill Jensen Review by Paul Gladen What Is Your Lifes Work( WIYLW) is a collection of letters written by 64 disparate individuals to loved ones about their experience of work. Why should you want to read that? How could this book possibly help you be more successful in your work and life?


BOOK REVIEW: What Is Your Life's Work

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 7, 2005, at 5:40 PM in News & Opinion

I found the premise of What Is Your Life's Work (Bill Jensen) to be fascinating. The concept - find a set of 3 - 5 stories that speak to you, speak to your inner core that is desperately trying to get you out of your bland/exhausting/frustrating grind - was novel (to me, at least) and very intriguing. Mr.


Book Reviewers Needed

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 11, 2005, at 7:21 PM in News & Opinion

I am looking for some book reviewers again. I want to run a series of reviews on What is Your Life's Work? by Bill Jensen.


Read Books II

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2005, at 4:30 PM in News & Opinion

Mary McCarthy, the lady in the big chair here at Schwartz (parent to 800-CEO-READ), wanted to chime in on the Read Books/Don't Read Books debate. She suggests The Guide To A Well Read Life by Steve Leveen. "Perfect for all of us who can never get enough time with good books.


Don't Read Books

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 4, 2005, at 1:41 AM in News & Opinion

Here is another ying and yang. Yesterday we suggested you read books (you can understand our bias). 9to5andotherwise.


New Audio Excerpt You'll Like

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 21, 2005, at 3:38 PM in Jack Covert Selects

I just posted an audio excerpt from Tim Sanders' The Likeability Factor. I thought it was a nice tie-in with this month's Jack Covert Selects.


Book Links from Around the Blogsphere

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 18, 2005, at 6:43 PM in News & Opinion

I have quite a list for this post: John Moore at Brand Autopsy says you should read The War of Art by Steven Pressfield. This is an older post, but the 43 Folders has best summary I have seen of Getting Things Done by David Allen. A Thought over Coffee pulls out The Art of Powerpointing from The Art of the Start This is another post inspired by Seth's personal MBA.


Dr. Phil's Life Laws for Success

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 13, 2005, at 1:38 PM in News & Opinion

Wiley has a new book out called The Making of Dr. Phil: The Straight Talking True Story of Everyone's Favorite Therapist. Author Sophia Dembling and Lisa Gutierrez start with the birth Phillip Calvin McGraw and end with his appearance on David Letterman in 2002.


Winning by Jack Welch

By Jack, published April 5, 2005, at 4:12 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Just a quick note to say I am reading Jack Welchs latest book Winning. I have high hopes for this one because I was not a fan of his previous book. If you dont see a Jack Covert Selects youll know I am not a fan of this one either.


A Whole New Summary

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 26, 2005, at 4:17 AM in News & Opinion

We post an awful lot of content on A Whole New Mind this week. I wanted to pull it all together in one post for those who have come in and out during the week. It is also an opportunity to point out the other weblogs where we are running content.


Whole New Mind: A Primer for the Conceptual Age

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 25, 2005, at 1:24 PM in News & Opinion

We are witnessing a shift from the logical, linear, computer-like capabilities of the Information Age to an economy and a society built on the inventive, empathic, big picture capabilities of whats rising in its place, the Conceptual Age. I wholeheartedly (and whole mindfully) agree with the premise of A Whole New Mind: Moving From the Information Age to the Conceptual Age by Daniel Pink. And while this isnt the definitive handbook into personally delving into that new age, it is an excellent primer -- with caveats.