Personal Development & Human Behavior


Book to Watch For

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 14, 2004, at 1:18 PM in News & Opinion

We have already given you a heads-up on new books from Kawasaki and the team of Bossidy and Charam. The other book that caught our attention at BEA was Overachievement by John Eliot. Here is the description from the Portfolio catalog: In OVERACHIEVEMENT, John Eliot, a rising star in the field of performance enhancement, explains the latest research into why goal setting, relaxation, visualization, stress management, and flow simply don't work for most people.


Links on 6/10/04

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 10, 2004, at 1:00 PM in News & Opinion

Richard Prachter of the Miami Herald reviews Trump: How to Get Rich The Coroners at Brand Autopsy sample On the Up and Up Mark Cuban is not going to publish a book. . .


Reading for Success

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 1, 2004, at 1:34 PM in News & Opinion

Mark Cuban (owner of the Dallas Mavericks and past owner of Broadcast. com) posted Part Four of his very popular Success and Motivation series. If you need to get caught up, you can following these links to Part One, almost Part Two, Part Two, and Part Three.


Busy Bee

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 28, 2004, at 5:59 PM in News & Opinion

Matthew at nonbillablehour is really busy this weekend. I was hoping to just get some yard work done, but you should see Matthew's list. The book related item on his agenda is finishing Seven Day Weekend.


What Lip-Sticking Recommends

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 27, 2004, at 12:31 PM in News & Opinion

This week, we are showcasing Lip-Sticking by Yvonne DiVita for our "What Do You Recommend? " feature. I liked seeing a lot of titles I am not familiar with.


Good Business

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 19, 2004, at 1:08 PM in News & Opinion

Readers of the Miami Herald give their thoughts on Good Business: Leadership, Flow, and the Making of Meaning by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.


Indexing of On Value and Values

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 12, 2004, at 1:39 PM in News & Opinion

Here is another feature we are going to try out. We are going to pick random books and list their indexes. It is the exact opposite of our T.


Links on 5/11/04

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 11, 2004, at 12:13 PM in News & Opinion

A VC lists the three C's you need to read if you are in IT: Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages by Carlotta Perez Does IT Matter? : Information Technology and the Corrosion of Competitive Advantage by Nicholas Carr The Innovator's Dilemma and The Innovator's Solution by Clayton Christensen Jason Womack finds and likes "The Magic In Asking The Right Questions" by Bill Mayer (out of print).


Inspire! (Jack Covert Selects)

By Jack, published May 7, 2004, at 4:31 PM in Jack Covert Selects

This is my current Jack Covert Selects review Lance Secretan's book Inspire! Lets face it: its not easy to be inspired anymore, is it? Our daily lives have in the past three years greatly been influenced by fear, doubt and skepticism.


Biz Media - FC and Inc., May

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 4, 2004, at 8:06 PM in News & Opinion

Since these are both published by Gruner+Jahr, I thought I would post them together. Inc. currently ends their magazine with a column by Adam Hanft.