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How to be Everything

How to be Everything by Emilie Wapnick celebrates multipotentialites. What are multipotentialites and are you one? Simply put by author Emilie, a multipotentialite is: “someone with many interests and creative pursuits”. Or in other, somewhat negative terms: a jack-of-all-trades, a generalist or a renaissance person. So we’re talking about the opposite of a specialist who … Continue reading How to be Everything

Start with Why

Start With Why by Simon Sinek is an extension of his original TED talk. You might find the book within the business section of stores, because it makes reference to organisations that survived against the odds, or carved out a loyal following within an already cluttered market place. Sinek details how the consistent reason for success … Continue reading Start with Why

Find Your Why

Find Your Why by Simon Sinek, David Mead and Peter Docker follows on from Start With Why by Simon Sinek. In this second book, it’s assumed that the reader is already informed about the theory of why ‘why’ matters (which is covered in the first book), so the recommendation is to read Start With Why first. Simon … Continue reading Find Your Why

The Crossroads of Should and Must

Elle Luna wrote a piece on Medium.com in 2014 entitled The Crossroads of Should and Must, which quickly went viral; shared with five million people and read by 250,000. From there, she wrote a book by the same title, expanding on the original article. Elle differentiates between the conflicting forces of ‘should’ and ‘must’, which … Continue reading The Crossroads of Should and Must

Careergasm

Careergasm – Find Your Way To Feel-Good Work is a book “for anyone who dreads Monday morning”. It represents a belief that we are all entitled to feel amazing about our work – like you and your career belong together. Today the author Sarah Vermunt is a career coach, public speaker and writer. But before … Continue reading Careergasm