It may seem arrogant to say this, but Malcolm Gladwell reminds me of me.
Of course he’s much more intelligent, a far superior writer, has more money, doesn’t swear as much and is probably a more interesting dinner guest who won’t drink your finest wines.
But we were both born in England, and more importantly we both love to kick incorrect conventional wisdom in the bollocks when given half an opportunity.
I make no bones
In Western Pennsylvania there is a small town by the name of Roseto.
Settled in 1912 by immigrant Italian families coming to the New World it was like a 1,000 other similar towns all over the USA.
Except that is, for one striking detail.
It was noticed in the early 1960’s that the inhabitants of Roseto had strikingly low levels of heart disease and far lower occurrences of heart attacks than surrounding communities.
It’s been quite a while since I wrote a post regarding self development books and it’s something I get asked about on a regular basis.
I plan on having a page on the Coach the Life Coach site dedicated to books that can help people become better coaches.
Not all will be on Life Coaching per se, in fact most won’t be as I seldom read coaching books these days, but all will be in
I know I talk about great self development books a lot, but that’s largely because I get asked about them a lot.
Literally a week never passes without either a client or some random person asking me to recommend a book on one or more aspects of self development.
Today I’m going to take a slightly different tack.
Rather than just list my personal favorites I’m going to compile a collection of books that I
Yes indeed, although I’m pretty sure last December only happened a month or so ago, the end of 2011 is almost upon us.
As such here is my yearly round up of what I think are the best Life Coaching and self development books to hit the streets so you can rush out and buy them all, or risk living a meaningless existence.
Ok, that maybe a slight over-exaggeration, but they are all very good,
You probably think it’s a bit odd me throwing my best self development and Life Coaching books of 2011 at you with half the year to go, right?
I guess it is, but I thought as it’s holiday time and people are heading off on vacations it would be cool to share with you 4 brilliant must read books that you’ll want to pack along with your Bermuda shorts, sombrero and stuffed donkey when you
As you almost certainly know, my co-author with How To Be Rich and Happy, is John P Strelecky. John has had self development best sellers all over the wold. Only recently his brilliant business book, which is one of my favorites of all time ‘The Big Five For Life’ was #1 in Germany.
When he’s not backpacking round the world or speaking to large audiences on such topics as leadership and success, he can quite
After my previous post on the 10 best self development books of 2010 I’ve had a few people ask me what my my top self development books of all time are, so today I thought I’d take a stab at answering that.
The following books are the ones that have stand the test of time for me, and me alone. What I mean by that is that I am fully aware that books like The