Maureen Chiquet’s ‘Beyond The Label’ Helps Us See Ourselves In A Different Light [REVIEW]

Maureen Chiquet at the New York Stock Exchange

Maureen Chiquet wields the hammer at the New York Stock Exchange. (Photo courtesy Maureen Chiquet, Facebook)

There’s an old Bob Dylan song called, “Gotta Serve Somebody.” In it, he sings about all the different labels people wear in society, from ambassadors and socialites to state troopers and entertainment moguls. But do the labels we acquire accurately depict who we are? And more importantly, do we allow these labels to define us? These are two of the questions Maureen Chiquet answers in her new book, Beyond the Label.  Read more of this post

Improve How You Deal With Difficult People by Upgrading to ‘Emotional Intelligence 2.0’ [REVIEW]

Office team

Emotional intelligence trumps IQ in the workplace. (Photo by Carbon Tippy Toes, Flickr)

Do you feel like the CEO of your company isn’t plugged in to the culture of the organization? Are managers promoting the wrong people? Do your colleagues wear their emotions on their sleeve, thus increasing strife and unnecessary anxiety in the workplace? If you answer yes to any of these questions, then it is time for your team to improve their emotional intelligence.  Read more of this post

Sarah Robb O’Hagan Wants All of Us to Be Extreme [REVIEW]

Sarah Robb O'Hagan

“The fear in our minds is so much worse than actual reality,” says Sarah Robb O’Hagan, author of Extreme You.
(Photo courtesy ExtremeSarah, Facebook)

Have you ever felt like you were destined for greatness? Is there a little voice in your head that whispers, and sometimes screams, that you are more than just average? Do you find yourself reaching out for success, only to fail on an epic scale? If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, then you are going to love Sarah Robb O’Hagan. Although she’s been in your shoes more than once, she ultimately found the way to come out on top, and now she wants to show you how to do it too in her new book, Extreme You. 
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Become a Compassionate Achiever and Fuel Success [REVIEW]

Mother and son listening

Compassion grows when we talk less and listen more. (Photo by B.B., Flickr)

For years, we’ve been taught to put self first, to push ahead of the crowd if we want to be a success in life. Recent studies show that belief system is antiquated, however, and it’s time for us to make a change. That’s why Christopher L. Kukk, Ph.D. is ready to teach us all how to help others and find lasting success in his new book, The Compassionate Achiever. Read more of this post

Protect Yourself from Phone Bill Cramming

Smart phone

Both landline and mobile phone users may be the victim of cramming. (Photo by Graeme Paterson, Flickr)

Have you ever received your phone bill and thought, “Whoa! Why is this so high?” If you know that you didn’t call distant relatives in the home country or spend hours on the line with the Hollywood Psychics, you may likely be the victim of cramming. But what does that mean and what do you do about it? Here’s everything you need to know. Read more of this post