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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey – Book Review

7 commentsSeptember 7, 2016

You can always improve yourself. There’s always something you can do that can make you better at work, at home, or in life. Stephen R. Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People covers how anyone can adapt themselves to change and to use what life throws at them to their advantage.

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You always reap what you sow, there is no shortcut. You have to water the garden to enjoy the harvest.

We can only achieve quantum […]

Secrets of Closing the Sale by Zig Ziglar – Book Review

9 commentsJuly 7, 2016

For my latest read, I’ve went ahead and picked up Zig Ziglar’s book Secrets of Closing the Sale (audiobook available). Zig covers how to persuade people into saying “Yes!” when you ask them to, which is much-needed information to anyone doing sales or anything near sales. There’s a lot of great stuff in there. Very much worth the read. Here’s some of the inspirations I pulled from his book.

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Ownership closing – paint the picture of what […]

Spark Joy by Marie Kondo – Book Review

8 commentsMarch 23, 2016

As part of my reading push, I’ve picked up Marie Kondo’s Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up. Her book helps to guide you to keeping your home clean and simplified. Good for those whom want to fit more t-shirts into their dresser. Here’s some of the tips I’ve pulled out which helped me to better organize my spaces.

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The correct order for tidying things: Clothes > Books > Papers […]

Undisputed Truth – Book Review

9 commentsFebruary 24, 2016

Lately, I’ve been reading Undisputed Truth by Mike Tyson (yes, the boxer). It’s mostly a self-reflection on his life, all the way from his best moments in the ring, to when he hit rock bottom, to where he is now. I pulled some quotes while reading it, and here’s the best that I’ve found that relate to building yourself up to succeed, even when you’ve fallen.

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if you always looked good, people would treat you with respect.