great books: Looking for a GREAT book to end the summer and LAUNCH you into the fall? - 08/24/11 10:57 AM
As the summer ends and it's time to get more focused on business once again, here are a few of my favourites to get my "head in the game".  If you have any suggestions, I am ALWAYS looking for great reads!  If you would like to peruse my library, you may do so at www.rickslibrary.com.

RICK'S FAVOURITE BOOKS(that's favorite for my American friends)
(Excluding "The Millionaire Real Estate Agent" and "SHIFT" that should be on the top of every Realtor's Top Book List!)
"The Traveler's Gift" by Andy Andrews:
Certainly one of the most influential books of my adult life. … (3 comments)

great books: My #1, All-time, Favouritest, Best Book! What's Yours? - 08/19/10 09:32 AM


Not counting scripture or religious texts, this one book has done more to change and improve my life than any other book that I have read in my 50 years on this planet. Since I first read it 4 years ago, I have given dozens of copies to others as I have found someone facing a difficult challenge in life and from many of their comments, it certainly has helped them too. (Yes, I was on another planet before, but that's a different blog. See photo below. Note confused look).
Here is a quick review:
"The Traveler's Gift" by Andy Andrews:
(6 comments)

great books: Go Get "The Go Giver" - 09/10/09 03:31 PM
If you read nothing else this month - read this! 

Written along the same short novel or parable style as Raving Fans by Ken Blanchard (which if you haven't read that, then read it too!), "The Go Giver" is a great short, but powerful, little book that will change the way you look, not just at business, but at life as a whole.
When I say it's short, it took me less than an 90 minutes to read in it's entirety and I am a notoriously slow reader.  I read to enjoy and absorb rather than race through just to … (6 comments)

great books: And Now for Something ... Completely Different! - 02/15/09 07:35 PM

(with apologies to Monty Python)  Rather than the usual, "you have to change and do this and develop that", Marshall Goldsmith shows us that it's not what you should start doing, but what you should STOP doing to move to the next level.  This is one of the most refreshing books on leadership that I have read in a long time.  Working on the concept that change can indeed be difficult because it often means having to completely reverse habits and old ways, Marshall points out how just stopping these same habits is much easier and often all you need to do … (1 comments)

 
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