Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity – Tim Challies (2015)

Here’s a lofty claim: “I believe this book can improve your life.” This is a claim we’ve all heard before. Infomercials, hucksters, and television preachers make similar claims. The net result is generally less than satisfying. The consumer usually walks away from such a claim with a lighter wallet, a bruised ego, and more skepticismContinue reading “Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity – Tim Challies (2015)”

PERFORMING UNDER PRESSURE – Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw-Fry (2015)

Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most  is a fascinating book that seeks to provide readers with “pressure solutions” to help “immunize themselves against the sabotaging effects of pressure.”  These “pressure solutions” are, in the final analysis, the “short-term strategies for overcoming pressure.” The authors make it clear inContinue reading “PERFORMING UNDER PRESSURE – Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw-Fry (2015)”

THE ART OF WORK – Jeff Goins (2015)

The Art of Work by Jeff Goins is a personal growth book that focuses in on the important topic of calling.  The subtitle gets at the heart of the book – A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant To Do. Goins identifies seven characteristics that help frame a person’s life and calling.  These characteristicsContinue reading “THE ART OF WORK – Jeff Goins (2015)”