Keynote Address Diana B. As a staff writer for The New York Times from to and as a contributing writer since then, she has largely specialized in investigative reporting on white-collar crime, market regulation and corporate governance. Saturday, July 21 7 a.
The Art of Selling Yourself by Harry Beckwith — Beckwith concentrates on the importance of being a considerate human being as it relates to running a successful business or living a successful life. Either way, this book is packed with practical tips and insightful stories. He states that every new project or career starts out exciting and fun.
This book provides a look at how the market actually expects people to quit and what to do about it. Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely — Looks at the reasons so many of us continuously make irrational decisions on a daily basis. Solin — A short, no-fluff guide to investing.
Solin provides an easy-to-follow four step plan that allows investors to create and monitor their portfolios in 90 minutes or less per year, explaining how to asses risk and how to allocate assets to maximize returns and minimize volatility.
This book was absolutely invaluable to me when I first started investing my money. Covey presents a principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems by delivering a step-by-step guide for living with integrity and honesty and adapting to the inevitable change life brings us everyday.
And how do we improve the chances that our ideas and stories will catch on with others? Heath and Heath tackle these questions head-on. This book is extremely entertaining, while simultaneously providing practical, tangible strategies for makings things stick.
Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert — Gilbert, a Harvard professor of psychology has studied happiness for decades, and he shares scientific findings that just might change the way you look at the world.
His primary goal is to persuade you into accepting the fact that happiness is not really what or where you imagined it would be. This is my favorite book on happiness by a long shot. The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss — Ferris challenges us to evaluate our perspective on the cost and availability of our dreams.
Personal Development for Smart People by Steve Pavlina — A surprisingly well-written, broad, and totally raw look at the different aspects of self-improvement. The Now Habit by Neil Fiore — Quite possibly the best book ever written on overcoming procrastination.
Fiore provides an optimistic, empathetic, and factual explanation of why we procrastinate and then delivers practical, immediately applicable tips for reversing the procrastination spell.
On many levels, this book saved my life. This little book attempts to uncover this mystery. MacLeod states that creativity is not a genetic trait, nor is it reserved for professionals. Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi — Ferrazzi explains the guiding principles he has mastered over a lifetime of personal and professional networking and describes what it takes to build the kind of lasting, mutually beneficial relationships that lead to professional and personal success.
Most of this book is fantastic — you learn how to relate to people, how to establish contacts and maintain connections, and how to create a social network. As he reveals the actual practice of Zen as a discipline for daily life, the reader begins to understand what Zen is truly about. Weil sheds light on the often confusing and conflicting ideas circulating about good nutrition, addressing specific health issues and offering nutritional guidance to help heal and prevent major illnesses.
The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell — Gladwell looks at how small ideas can spread like viruses, sparking global sociological changes. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend, the popularity of a new product, or a drop in the crime rate.
Ramit hits the tri-fecta here. He tells you exactly what to do with your money and why.Look at the parts. Most good nonfiction books will have helpful features that are not a part of most fiction books. These parts include a table of contents, an index, a glossary, photographs and charts with captions, and a list of sources.
This article should be named “popular nonfiction books everyone should read.” I throw in the word “popular” because all of the most important nonfiction starts and stays within academia.
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Weekly writing prompts in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction for poets and fiction writers. Frank W. & Sue Mayborn School of Journalism. Union Circle # General Academic Building Room Denton, TX P: F: Books shelved as nonfiction-topics: Violence: Six Sideways Reflections by Slavoj Žižek, Nom de Plume: A (Secret) History of Pseudonyms by Carmela Ciuraru.