“You can either fit in or stand out. Not both.”Seth Godin, Linchpin Reading Robin Sharma’s The Leader Who Had No Title took me back to our focus book for today, Linchpin by Seth Godin. It was my second Godin read and I enjoyed it better than Purple Cow. According to Seth, a linchpin is someone … Continue reading Becoming Indispensable with Seth Godin in Linchpin
Poetry is more than a few lines that rhyme, or throwing around big words trying to sound lyrical and esoteric. It’s an art and a form of communication. It exists in all languages, written or oral, and has always its uses in teaching, entertaining and beautifying the way we communicate with each other. There are … Continue reading Poetry Prescription: Ijeoma, Rupi and Billy
Remembering ‘The 7 Cures For A Lean Purse’ from The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason 'Tis the season to be jolly, buying gifts, going on holiday, drinking, eating and being merry. Let there be joy but try not to go into the New Year with broke beginnings. To avoid turning that jolly … Continue reading Don’t Let The Festive Season Leave Thy Purse Lean
From: Poetically Ghetto there’s an intrusionbarging through closed gatesbreaking folds so delicateturning the resting soft stones devil spears this cottoned earthcanes into the silken claydefeated rails of defencemisfortunes of the luckless prey an agenda without gender or agewhat it finds it takeswithout asking or beggingno sound of permissions broken barrierswrecked wallswith arms of phallic privilegeand … Continue reading Poetry: Stolen Pleasures
Anyone, at any level, whether CEO or janitor, can lead without a title.
“There's nothing wrong with reading a book you love over and over. When you do, the words get inside you, become a part of you, in a way that words in a book you've read only once can't.”― Gail Carson Levine These are books I loved so much I just had to start again from the … Continue reading 10 Books I’ve Read More Than Once
PRINCESSA: She who takes first place. There are books that have occupied a large space in the literary scene, in business, and in life, that have been written by men and mostly speak to men. I recently read The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli and although I could dissect the book, understand what it’s about and … Continue reading Review: Harriet Rubin Gives Us A Machiavelli For Women With ‘The Princessa’
There are books I’ve tried reading and found so difficult that I gave up. Some are too long and the story drags, or the manipulation of time in the story is too much and I can’t keep up with where I am or where the story is taking me. Some are just plain boring. In … Continue reading 10 Books I Struggled To Finish