Tag Archives: PersonalDevelopment

Book Review: “Trust Agents”

Trust Agents – by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith (published 2009) In the first chapter, he introduces six characteristics of trust agents, which role out to be Chapters 2-7. 1) Make your own game – most trust agents “break out of the mold” and stand out. Learn to get past the gate-keepers by being a gate-jumper. Talks about seeing life ... Read More »

The Game of Life and How to Play It – by Florence Scovel Shinn

This book was recommended by a wealth mentor. It deals primarily with “speaking the word”, positive affirmations and attitudes. While I think the book contains many truths, it seemed to be a strange mix of metaphysics and bible quotes (without references). She speaks of eastern concepts such as karma and reincarnation, and constantly makes references to the Bible (assuming the ... Read More »

The Slight Edge

Eating cheeseburger of smoking a cigarette are examples of the “Slight Edge”. In other words, eating one cheeseburger today won’t make you overweight, and smoking one cigarette today won’t give you a heart attack. But when you multiple these small decisions by each and every day, they add up. Jeff’s main suggestion is that you read 10 pages a day ... Read More »