Books, Wisdom

Hacking People

Have you ever wanted to HACK the personality and brain of other people? Vannessa Van Edwards did that for us in her book CAPTIVATE.  As much as I LOVE the Myers Briggs personality tests, after reading the book "Captivate", I have a torn heart. Vannessa (I'm sure she doesn't mind me calling her by her first name) was able to narrow down five distinct personality traits that allow for a better way to hack the personalities of every individual we come across in our day to day life.

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Books, Wisdom

“The Mask of Masculinity” – Lewis Howes

I've been enlightened. Lewis Howes has rocked my world in introducing such an amazing book on the topic of what it means to be a man in a world where men are seen in a certain light, regarded in certain ways dependant on their culture or upbringing. There are only a few books that I've… Continue reading “The Mask of Masculinity” – Lewis Howes

Wisdom

Not WHAT You Know

No matter how much you know in life, it will never come close to the importance of PEOPLE. I've written a similar topic about this before on the importance of being able to learn to deal with people in the workplace environment. This particular case focuses more on the KNOWING of people rather than learning to… Continue reading Not WHAT You Know

Wisdom

An Introverted Introspection

Being a bonafide introvert myself, I know that us introverts have somewhat of a unique perspective in our day to day actions. About 50% of Americans are introverts believe it or not and you can bet that most, if not all, need their recharge time after "people" engagement. I've met many introverts ranging from the ones you thought all along were extroverts and ones who just hate being around people altogether and never in their lives would be caught dead at a party over 2 people.