Category Archives: Review

Failing Forward

Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes Into Stepping Stones for Success by John C. Maxwell My rating: 5 of 5 stars “People are training for success when they should be training for failure. Failure is far more common than success; poverty is

Chasing Perfection: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the High-Stakes Game of Creating an NBA Champion

Chasing Perfection: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the High-Stakes Game of Creating an NBA Champion by Andy Glockner My rating: 5 of 5 stars Perhaps I am biased here because my work involves a great deal of analytics and coaching, but

Foundation and Earth

Foundation and Earth by Isaac Asimov My rating: 4 of 5 stars I can perfectly understand why fans of the other Foundation novels did not appreciate this one. It is wildly different in tone. It’s perplexing to serious lovers of

The Water Boy: From the Sidelines to the Owner’s Box: Inside the CFL, the XFL, and the NFL

The Water Boy: From the Sidelines to the Owner’s Box: Inside the CFL, the XFL, and the NFL by Bob Ackles My rating: 4 of 5 stars I knew absolutely nothing about Bob Ackles before cracking open this book, but

The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage

The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins My rating: 5 of 5 stars Mel Robbins book has way too many testimonials. It goes in circles. Entire sections should be cut out.

Crush It!: Why Now Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion

Crush It!: Why Now Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk My rating: 5 of 5 stars I didn’t want to review this book when I first read it, because I felt it was important

The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything = Have Everything

The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything = Have Everything by Neil Pasricha My rating: 5 of 5 stars If I could give this book six stars I would. I am not a man who likes self-help books. Due

Foundation’s Edge

Foundation’s Edge by Isaac Asimov My rating: 5 of 5 stars Isaac Asimov did it again. It’s understandable why many fans of the Foundation trilogy didn’t love this continuation. It feels a bit unnatural and forced in select sections. That

Second Foundation

Second Foundation by Isaac Asimov My rating: 5 of 5 stars There is a technique in hip-hop emceeing where one raps a “scheme.”A scheme is lyric writing with multiple meanings. Through a second read or listen of the lyrics you

Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get on with Life

Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get on with Life by Margalis Fjelstad My rating: 5 of 5 stars I actually picked up this book just because my psychologist told me I have caretaker