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The little book of ikigai: The Japanese method to find meaning in one’s life

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The little book of ikigai

Summary of “The little book of ikigai – The Japanese method to find meaning in one’s life”: The Japanese author, Ken Mogi, describes what ikigai is, a concept deeply rooted in Japanese culture, with its five core elements. By Ken Mogi, 2018, 204 pages Review and summary of “The Little Book of Ikigai – The […]

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The One Minute Manager: The quickest way to increase your own prosperity

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The One Minute Manager

Summary of “The One Minute Manager: the quickest way to increase your own prosperity” by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson: This book reveals, in the form of a story featuring the One Minute Manager, three secrets to becoming an effective manager, capable of increasing his productivity and the profits of his company while contributing to […]

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Cool Parents Make Happy Kids: How a mom practices positive education everyday

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Summary of “Cool parents make happy kids“ by Charlotte Ducharme: Using her experience as a “positive mum“ and with a multitude of tips that work with her children as well as concrete educational tools, Charlotte Ducharme teaches us how to become a benevolent parent – neither authoritarian nor lax. She shows us how to adopt […]

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The Reader

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Summary of “The Reader”: This powerful book manages to address three fundamental themes: the written word, love and human relations, and it expounds on certain ethical issues, within a historical context (Second World War), through the story of a very unusual encounter. By Bernhard Schlink, 1996, 242 pages. Original German title: Der Vorleser Note: this is […]

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The Compound Effect: Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, and Your Success

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The Compound Effect

Summary of “The Compound Effect”: This book is a reminder that small daily choices, and the smallest changes are what allow us to achieve our long-term goals, whether in terms of weight loss, financial success, or otherwise. By Darren Hardy (Publisher of “SUCCESS” magazine), 2010, 162 pages. Note : this review is written by guest Nelly […]

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Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide To Inner Excellence

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Mind Gym, An Athlete's Guide To Inner Excellence

Summary of “Mind Gym, An Athlete’s Guide To Inner Excellence”: In this book, Gary Mack, sports psychology consultant and counselor, provides us, in the form of 40 lessons, with the techniques and exercises he used to help his athletes build their mental strength and shows us that the mind impacts sport performance just as much, if […]

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Your Erroneous Zones: Step-By-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life

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Summary of “Your Erroneous Zones”: Wayne Dyer helps us identify our negative thoughts and behaviors (anger, worry, guilt, dependency, procrastination, low self-esteem, etc.) in order to transform them and regain control of our lives. By Wayne Dyer, 2014, 346 pages. Note: This review was written by guest, Renaud from the Simplifier-la-vie.com blog. Review and Summary of […]

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Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery

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Summary of “Presentation Zen”: Due to a general misunderstanding of what makes a good presentation, most PowerPoint or Keynote presentations are utterly sleep-inducing nowadays, with slides filled with text and bullet points repeating exactly what the speaker says, and packed with images that overlap with the page background; this book gives us all the ingredients […]