Book Reviews

  • The Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Williams

    SUMMARY: HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Love this book. It is very digestible for any person. Copyright 2004… so might seem dated, but in 2016 I still find it filled with ongoing relevant tips.  Plus, it highlights rules people are still breaking from the 80’s and 90’s (like the use of Times New…

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  • Traction by Gino Wickman

    SUMMARY: HIGHLY RECOMMEND. 5 star. This book is a MUST HAVE for business leaders. As a business coach and trainer, I often recommend it to most of my business owners and leaders. Those who are starting a business to those in larger organizations find it helpful. While it can take…

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  • Finding Success in Balance

    This book is a quick and light read.  It is a great reminder of ways to have balance and focus in your life. The author, Apryl Schlueter, presents the information in a personal, unfiltered approach about how she has been able to design this in her life. Using her own journey as a…

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  • Emotional Habits: 7 Things Resilient People Do

    Fantastic Book! Got the book on audio and then purchased the print book. Too many things I wanted to reference! I have been in personal growth for years and this book was still very helpful and packed with great info. The author is insightful and offers support material on his…

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  • Seven Practices of Effective Ministry (Book Review)

    I LOVE THIS BOOK! Very very good for ministry -- and for a business owner. Clearly written for business, but there are so many great points and perspectives, I am referring to my business leaders as well. For Ministry, highly recommend pastors and lay leaders to read this book. Stanley…

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  • Lasting Impact: 7 Powerful Conversations (Book Review)

    Another fantastic book by Carey. He has done such a great job of studying the church, culture and leadership today. This book is BEYOND packed with material, but all very on point - like any of Carey's writing (articles, podcast, other books). We got this on audio and bought the…

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  • Rhinoceros Success

    Rhinoceros Success by Scott Alexander(1) is a funny, short and easy-to-read book that will inspire any action-oriented person to get moving! Scott Alexander has a creative approach to get you ready to charge forward into action! This is perfect in the NEW YEAR when you are setting and planning for goal…

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  • Eat that Frog!

    With the new year just around the corner, there are all kinds of intentions floating around. But, be it the cold weather or the less than pleasant tasks involved, procrastination quickly sets in and our resolutions are tucked away, never to become a reality. If you're ready to take on…

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  • Influencer: The Power to Change Anything

    The content of this book, Influencer:  The Power to Change Anything  by Patterson, Grenny, Maxfield, McMillan, and Switzler, makes it an important read. I will say I did not find this book the easiest to read; for me it feels pretty "academic". However, it is a good book because it…

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