book review: Sharing A Book - Sex And Real Estate - 12/03/09 11:10 AM
The first book I shared, The Tipping Point, was mailed to the winner, Jeff Gingerich, last week.
That book was shared from Zeek.com, but this book, Sex And Real Estate, simply MUST be given away here on Active Rain. Why? Because this is where I wrote the original reviews and posts about this very interesting book. These posts still get visits two years after the fact. And the content of the book will always be relevant, in my opinion.
"When you stop to think about it, buying and selling a house is a lot like dating," says Margorie Garber, "the … (181 comments)

book review: Sharing Your Books, Sharing Yourself - 04/04/07 07:05 PM
I'm a firm believer that you can tell a great deal about a person by browsing through their library.
Unless you get invited to someone's home, your opportunity to do this is somewhat limited. When I commented on Sarah Cooper's review of Naked Conversations, she commented back that she'd like to know what I was reading and what books I might recommend. That made me pause a bit. I love sharing, but I'm also looking for the best and simplest way to do anything. So I went searching for a way to allow people to see into my library, and by … (53 comments)

book review: The Power Of Thinking Without Thinking: Blink - 12/23/06 12:21 AM
We don't like to admit it, but the vast majority of the decisions we make in our lives are made without rationally thinking through all of our options and carefully considering the path we finally choose. It's as true of the big decisions as it is of the small.
Blink, Malcolm Gladwell's follow up to The Tipping Point, deals with our "adaptive unconscious." The adaptive unconscious is that part of our brain that allows us to process immense amounts of data in a very short amount of time - a split second. It's what makes us human. It's what has allowed … (62 comments)