Tag: self-help

Nov 09

Book Review: The Index Card

The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated by Helaine Olen I heard about The Index Card, the idea, the card, the book, from Planet Money and decided that it was the thing I needed to read/listen to in order to find out if I’m as much of a hopeless financial screw …

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Feb 17

Book Review: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big : Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams This isn’t a book for people who are seeking a great self-help book, it’s a book for people who really like Dilbert and are willing to read anything by the author. Half self-help book, …

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Sep 30

Book Review: Eat Move Sleep

Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes by Tom Rath This is one of my favorite genres of book: the self-help guide. I devour pretty much everything on this subject. If an article is about how to eat right and live longer, I read it. I keep up to date on all …

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Oct 31

Book Review: Crucial Conversations

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson This book reads like a textbook, because it sort of is. It’s about something that all of us need, but don’t know we need: how to have conversations with people about important topics without ruining everything. How to have a conversation in which …

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Aug 15

Book Review: Self-Editing for the Fiction Writer

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself Into Print by Renni Browne Like most writers, I have a whole shelf full of books like this. I saw this particular one plugged on a site for indie authors. By “plugged” I mean they basically said they wouldn’t even look at your stuff unless you had …

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