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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

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Summary of “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us”:  Drive is not just another book on motivation and management, but an innovative and mind-blowing work. Since the prehistoric era where survival was our main motivation, Taylorism has given prominence to the carrot and stick concept, which is still widely used today. The author explains […]

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Positive Discipline

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Summary of “Positive Discipline” by Jane Nelsen: Positive discipline teaches us how to educate our children with kindness and firmness, whether within the family or at school. It also teaches us methods that use fair authority and encouragement to allow children to develop autonomy, cooperation and many other essential skills for their well-being. By Jane […]

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Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life… And Maybe the World

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Summary from “Make Your Bed”: In this best-seller, William H. McRaven, the most famous and decorated admiral of the US Navy, reveals the ten precepts he learned and applied throughout his civilian and military life that could help us to face very difficult situations, change our lives and even change the world. By William H. […]

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Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide To Inner Excellence

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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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How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don’t Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up

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Summary of “How to Be Everything – A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don’t Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up“: This book is for multi-passionate people (multipotentialites) and shares many techniques to overcome our specific challenges, helping us to create a fulfilling life – to finally be EVERYTHING that we want […]

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Your boss is not your mother: Creating Autonomy, Respect, and Success at Work

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Summary of “Your boss is not your mother”: Just because you search for a culprit doesn’t mean that you can solve a conflict, it’s better to try to understand how individuals’ function, because group behaviour is influenced by personality and one’s own experience. By Brian DesRoches, 1995, 320 pages. Note: this column is a guest […]