Books

Karen and Jill pose behind a copy of their new third edition book, published by Penguin Random House

When Love Hurts, third edition published by Penguin Random House

The Third Edition of When Love Hurts is out and I encourage everyone to get a book, read it, and share it with a friend…

Bully Free at Work

Bully Free at Work – Valerie Cade

This month’s book is “Bully Free at Work” (2011) by Valerie Cade. I met Valerie at a presentation she gave at…

Book cover: Discipline without stress

Book Review: Discipline Without Distress

Once again, I have chosen to review a local Calgary author I met at the Calgary chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. Her name is Judy Arnall and her book is entitled, “Discipline …

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Give me a break

Give Me A Break: the art of making time work for you

I’m so excited by the books I’ve been given to review recently by really wonderful authors that I either know or have met. I’ve got quite the pile that I eagerly look forward to reading. …

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Book cover for Spradlin

Don’t Let Emotions Run Your Life

This month’s book is “Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life: How dialectical behavior therapy can put you in control” by Scott E. Spradlin, A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook. This is a wonderful workbook that …

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Out of Our Minds (book cover)

Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative

In his book, Robinson observes that emotional intelligence skill development takes a back seat to the ever more competitive drive for higher marks and academic excellence. He then goes on to develop a lucid …

Book Cover: the other kind of smart

Book Review: “The Other Kind of Smart”

“The Other Kind of Smart: Simple Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence for Greater Personal Effectiveness and Success”, by Harvey Deutschendorf, 2009. Harvey was a participant in one of my courses very early on in the ’90s – an ‘early adopter’ and has written a marvelous…

The Whuffie Factor, by Tara Hunt

Overwhelm – an Emotion?

I’ve worked very hard to develop a good reputation for myself as an ambassador for emotional intelligence – but social media poses new challenges

Book Review, March 10, 2009

Finding Your Way Home: a soul survival kit – tools for discovering your emotional and spiritual power by Melody Beattie While this book has a high foo foo factor and refers to God a lot …

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Book Review, March 10, 2009

How We Choose to Be Happy: The 9 Choices of Extremely Happy People–Their Secrets, Their Stories by Rick Foster and Greg Hicks I love this book! I know, you’ve heard that before, but this book, …

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Book Review September 10, 2008

“The Brain that Changes Itself: stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science”, Norman Doige, MD 2007 This book is an extremely readable book about some very technical stuff and provides a great deal …

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