Tag: Book Reviews
Chris Brogan (above) is a freak. And a very successful one too.
Author of numerous bestselling books on social media and influencer marketing, including The Impact Equation, Chris has consulted with huge companies like Disney, Microsoft, Coke and Google, and is the publisher of Owner Magazine. He has also sold multi-million dollar companies, and amassed huge followings on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.
Have you felt your creativity drying up? You know, that awful feeling of hitting the wall and getting a writer’s or artist’s block?
Well, dive into the wacky illustrated world of Hugh MacLeod, author of Ignore Everybody – And 39 Other Keys to Creativity. Creator of the hugely popular Gaping Void cartoons and a copywriter in Madison Square Avenue, MacLeod dishes out lots of mantras in the slim volume.
Do you know that Dhoby Ghaut, which means “washing place”, got its name from dhobis or laundry men who plied their trade there?
Or that dead pigs could sometimes be seen floating along the river near Queenstown back in the 60s?
Brendon Burchard (source of image)
What makes us truly alive in whatever we do? How can we lead lives brimming with energy, engagement and enthusiasm?
Courtesy of AARP
How do you define success? Can it be measured by wealth or power alone?
Apparently no. Not least according to Arianna Huffington, founder and editor of Huffington Post Media Group – one of the world’s most influential news and information brands. In her latest book Thrive, Huffington proposes that there is a “third metric” which quantifies success by one’s well-being, wisdom, sense of wonder, and ability to give.