Books

Once, during a “restful” vacation in which I read five non-fiction/personal development books, my brother nicknamed me Jenny Highlighter Hands. What can I say? I love books (the paper kind!) and have read over 200 business and self-help books on every topic under the sun – it’s my favorite way to learn, grow and cope with whatever life throws my way. Below is just a sampling of the most powerful books; follow all of my reviews on Good Reads.

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Written by Marisol Dahl As Willy Wonka once said, “Time is a precious thing. Never waste it.”  But this is so much easier said than done, right? In a world of endless distractions and never-ending to-do lists, how do we harness the time, energy and leadership skills to attain the results we really want? Pierre Khawand’s […]

Written by Marisol Dahl In college, we get book smart. We become masters of supply and demand curves, we balance chemical equations in our sleep, and we read Foucault with ease. Okay, maybe not that last one. But the world outside college is a whole new playing field. It’s not enough to study the material and […]

Written by Marisol Dahl You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again: gone are the days of climbing the corporate ladder at that job you’ve had since forever. Job hopping is our go-to dance move. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average worker stays at his or her job for only 4 […]

Posted by Jenny Blake I’m excited to share one more excerpt of my dad’s new book, The Bliss Engine, today — this one is particularly relevant for those of you in a job that you might not love at the moment — and isn’t that all of us from time to time? As a reminder, […]

I have officially declared it Bliss Engine week on my blogs :) As I mentioned yesterday on JennyBlake.me, I’m thrilled to share that my dad recently released his book The Bliss Engine on Kindle for just $2.99. In yesterday’s blog post I shared his essays on creative “Return Time” and “Small Stuff” — today, a wider swath of […]

Written by Paul Angone Every twentysomething needs a little black book of secrets. Our twenties are filled with confusion, terrible jobs, anticipation, disappointment, cubicles, break-ups, transition, quarter-life crisis, loneliness, post-college what the heck, moderate success sandwiched in-between complete failure, and we need a worn, weathered guide stashed somewhere close by to help shed some light […]

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