Book Reviews

Book Review – MINDSET – The New Psychology of Success

Joelle K Marquis recommends this book and offers this excerpt:   “Many people think of the brain as a mystery.  They don’t know much about intelligence and how it works.  When they do think about what intelligence is, many people believe that a person is born smart, average, or dumb—and stays...

The Seed: Finding Purpose and Happiness in Life and Work

The Seed: Finding Purpose and Happiness in Life and Work by Jon Gordon The Seed takes you on an enlightening and life changing quest to find passion, purpose and happiness in your life and work. READ MORE

THE MYTH OF THE STRONG LEADER

“In this book, Archie Brown presents a strong argument:  ‘that the leaders who make the biggest difference in office, and change millions of lives for the better, are the ones who collaborate, delegate, and negotiate—the ones who recognize that no one person can or should have all the answers.’ ”...

SHOE DOG

“Shoe Dog, Phil Knight’s memoir about creating Nike, is a refreshingly honest reminder of what the path to business success really looks like. It’s a messy, perilous, and chaotic journey riddled with mistakes, endless struggles, and sacrifice. In fact, the only thing that seems inevitable in page after page of...

THE SLIGHT EDGE

“The subtitle ‘Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness’ perfectly sums up Jeff Olson’s new book The Slight Edge. I’ve now bought this book for several close friends because it is practical and powerful. The concepts Olson discusses are simple but not ‘easy.’ He shows the reader why they have been getting...

Riding Shotgun: The Role of the COO

“This small book greatly influenced my thinking about the CEO, COO and Management Team roles within companies — searching for ways to improve Management Team performance is the Holy Grail for me.” -Don Deieso, Chairman & CEO of WIRB-Copernicus Group

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

This excerpt articulates the benefits EQ has created over time… As the book states: “In the period [studied] 2003-2008, the percentage of people who were highly attuned to their own emotions and the emotions of other people rose from 13.7% to 18.3%. During that same period, the percentage of people...

Lessons in Leadership

A follow up to Adubato’s You Are The Brand is his newest book, Lessons in Leadership. This book highlights the key elements of an impassioned speaker and takes the reader through powerful case studies spotlighting dozens of leaders on a business as well as a personal level, such as: Pope...

You Are the Brand

Steve Adubato was a guest speaker at our August 2016 Human Resources Leadership Council conference in Princeton, NJ. His topics on Great Leaders Delivering Powerful Presentations, Embracing Change and Building Your Brand were extremely well received. His book profiles the brands of more than thirty people and companies and skillfully...