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Book Summary Review: The Big Leap By Gay Hendricks

Have you ever backed out of something at the beginning, middle, or the last minute? It could be a new project, a new job, or even an event. If such has ever happened to you, you already know the embarrassment and anger, among other negative feelings, that follow. What has been the main hindrance to …

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Book Summary Review: The Traveler’s Gift

 “Do you have wisdom when it comes to making life-related decisions?” If asked such a question, your answer would likely be a yes. However, how we handle challenges and make decisions sometimes indicates the lack of it. In this case, the “know it all” attitude we often embrace inhibits our learning process, preventing us from …

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Book Summary Review: The Noticer

Andrews’ (2016) ‘The Noticer: Sometimes, All A Person Needs Is A Little Perspective‘ can be classified as a self-help book, written primarily with the objective of guiding readers into solving personal issues or problems. Andy Andrews is also the author of ‘The Traveler’s Gift.’ This book sold more than one million copies during the first …

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Book Summary Review: The Obstacle Is The Way

High achievers view setbacks as opportunities. To live a life of full potential, we should overcome various obstacles and convert them into strengths and opportunities. In “The Obstacle is the Way, the Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumphs (2014),” Ryan Holiday outlines three disciplines for turning trials into triumphs, including Action, Perception, and Will. …

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Book Summary Review: Outwitting The Devil

Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success is a creative interview between Napoleon Hill, the author of the book, and the Devil himself (the inner dark self). Hill is considered one of America’s most influential and great thinkers whose works continue to impact significantly even today. In this interview, Hill wrings some truths …

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Book Summary Review: Atomic Habits By James Clear

Human beings are creatures of habit. Despite how small they may look, habits are the compound interest of self-improvement. They may not seem like much in a given day, however, over the months and years, their effects accumulate to an incredible degree. In his book Atomic Habits, published in 2018, James Clear explains the incredible …

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Book Summary Review: The Celestine Prophecy

The Celestine Prophecy is a novel by James Redfield featuring a middle-aged man who walks through the Peruvian jungle searching for nine mysterious Manuscript Insights. Suppressed by the Peruvian government and the church, the Manuscript contained insights into ways the human race evolved spiritually in the 3rd millennium. Through the Peruvian jungle, the man learns …

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Book Summary Review: Constructive Living

Life cannot be an uninterrupted high. On the contrary, we occasionally face high and low moments. In the Bible, the apostle Paul stated that he had adapted himself to every kind of circumstance, good or bad. Buddha also pointed out that life has many inevitabilities, including loss, sickness, aging and death. So, if we are …

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Book Summary Review: The Energy Bus

At some point in life, you may have felt discouraged, unmotivated, and that things are falling apart. In this short fable, The Energy Bus, Jon Gordon, a leadership and teamwork expert, explains how to redirect your focus when such feelings occur. The book takes the reader through an inspiring and enlightening journey revealing 10 secrets …

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Book Summary Review: The Slight Edge

As per the US News and World Report, 80% of the yearly resolutions tend to fail by the second week of February. When people fail to push their resolutions to the end, they tend to think they never tried hard enough. However, the truth is that success results from simple and productive actions consistently repeated …

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Book Summary Review: The Miracle Morning

Have you ever had one of those lazy mornings when you wake up at 9 am, checked your social media platforms, commented and reshared some posts, checked and responded to emails, answered missed calls from family members, and clicked a few web pages only to realize it is 1 pm, and nothing tangible has been …

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