The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz – Book Review

The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz is a classic self-help book that sets out to show how success is determined by the size of your thinking - and not the size of your brain.  But it does more than introduce the concepts - it demonstrates  how one can get more...

Little Red Book of Selling by Jeffrey Gitomer

The Little Red Book of Selling book by Jeffrey Gitomer is full of bite-sized pieces of  sales information all designed to inspire and encourage the reader to become more of an expert in sales. In it Jeffrey answers the question that a lot of people in sales ask all...

I Love To Blog, I Love To Read, So Why?

I love to blog.  And I love to read.  So why do I find it so hard to peck out a book review on this blog? I've been asking myself that for some time. During the past few years I've devoured book after book.  I have a stack here of success oriented sitting here on the...

Words That Work by Dr. Frank Luntz

Would you like to learn how to better communicate your ideas? Would you like to learn how to motivate others with your words? Yes? Well, you're sure to find more than a few ideas on how to communicate more effectively in the book Words that Work: It's Not What You...

Readers Choice Poll: What is the Best Novel of All Time?

In a previous post I ranked novels into a list called The Top Novels of All Time. I did this by referring to six different best-seller lists and averaging the score to determine each books placement on the list. Referring back to that list only, I thought it would be...

What! This Book Isn’t On The 100 List?

Many of you have favorite books in your top 100 that aren't on the The Best Books of All Time listing. After all, that list didn't include many of the modern books on it.  So here's your chance! What book do you think should be on the list? Share them in the comment...

Best Selling Advice Books May 1st

New York Times Advice Bestseller List Published May 1, 2009 for the week ending Apr. 25 Hardcover - Advice Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey with Denene Millner - Relationship tips from the comedian and host of the "Steve Harvey Morning Show." (13...

Tips For Starting a Successful Book Club

The first step in starting a new book club is to decide on a theme of the club.  If you enjoy mysteries you may want to start a mystery book club.  If you enjoy personal development you may want to start a self-improvement book club. You'll then want to set a date and...

Best Selling Advice Books April 24

New York Times Advice Bestseller List Published April 24 for the week ending Apr. 18 Hardcover -  Advice Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey with Denene Millner - Relationship tips from the comedian and host of the "Steve Harvey Morning Show." (12 weeks...

Share a Book With Book Crossing

“Nothing links man to man like the frequent passage from hand to hand of a good book.” ~ Walter Sickers People are fond of passing objects from one person to another. Perhaps you've heard of... Flat Stanley ~ A paper doll that travels with a journal from school to...

A Hunger for Knowledge and Stimulating Thought

“The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think.” ~ James McCosh I hunger for knowledge and thirst for stimulating thought. I suppose that is why I like reading personal development, business, educational and inspirational...

Book Talk – How Long Does it Take to Write a Book?

So you're wondering how long it takes to write a book? Well, Nick Daws of WriteQuickly.com said he can teach you how to write a book in 28 days. After all... "Charles Dickens wrote his literary classic A Christmas Carol in just 2 weeks. Samuel Johnson wrote Rasselas:...

A Good Book Has No Ending, Or Does It?

"A good book has no ending." ~R.D. Cumming A good book has no ending because it is either a catalyst for change, an inspiration for life, or a starting point in a journey. Books change lives. I remember just a couple of things about my life is sixth grade. One was the...
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