Book Reviews

Broadcasting Positivity
Promotes Productivity

It appears that Science tells us there could be a clue to helping us build deeper trust relationships and a host of other boosts to our wellbeing in our professional and personal lives if we take heed of that old fun kid’s song “If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands”. Put simply, … Read more »

Quantifying Intentional Trust

I’ve just finished reading ‘The Trust Edge’ by David Horsager, which squarely puts the position that trust is something that can be and ought to be quantifiable. The reality is, the measurement of trust starts with personal accountability. What we need is to be personally prepared to take accountability for any underperforming results we are … Read more »

Book Review: Drive by Daniel Pink

What motivates you? Seriously… when was the last time you really thought about and answered this question? Dan Pink’s book Drive is a great read for anyone interested in the topic of self-motivation or in how to create environments that will help others tap into what will motivate them. I’ve read somewhere in the past and … Read more »

Book Review: Conscience by Paul Strohm

Inescapable truth #4 of the Intentionomics Blueprint is to control your inner voice. One aspect of your inner voice is often referred to as your conscience. Have you given much thought to what your conscience is and how, when, where and why you use it? And have you ever thought about the strengths and weaknesses … Read more »

Book Review: Curious by Todd Kashdan

Do you ever feel like you’re in a bit of rut or that each day is flying by and when you think about it, it’s all a bit of a routine existence? If that sounds even a bit like your current reality, grab a copy of Todd Kashdan’s book Curious for a fresh take on … Read more »

Book Review: The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

Meditation has been scientifically proven to be advantageous to an overall sense of well-being and if you’d like to really explore how you might bring meditation into your life, and why you might want to do that, this book is a good start. The key to the approach to mediation outlined in the book is … Read more »

Book Review: Curious by Todd Kashdan

“In some capacity, every human is trying to make sense of the world”. So writes Todd Kashdan in his book Curious. The  extent to how mindfully we are making sense of our world and the benefits that mindful curiosity can bring is the focus of the book Curious. The 8th inescapable truth outlined in the … Read more »

Book Review: The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris

What an exhilarating experience it has been to delve into the wisdom and research findings of Russ Harris in this book The Happiness Trap. The book primarily is a show case of his work on Acceptance and Commitment Theory (ACT) developed originally by psychologist Steven Hayes and his colleagues Kelly Wilson and Kirk Strosahl. Worth … Read more »

Book Review: Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

I first read Emotional Intelligence when it was released in 1995, and I have to admit, while I found it an excellent discussion on the importance of recognising that understanding and being able to manage our emotions in ways that benefit ourselves and the lives of others both at work and in our social lives, … Read more »