You Too Can Get Rich…If You’re a Sociopath!

April 2nd, 2010 with 11 Comments

I hope you enjoyed my April Fool’s apology.  I told you I’m a changed man.  And it’s true.  I’ve said many times that the get-rich-quick guys only get rich off you while you get poorer. Well, I looked at some of their products and realized I was wrong.  Some DO tell you how to get […]

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Review of Seth Godin’s Linchpin

March 12th, 2010 with 18 Comments

This review is going to be a little different from anything I’ve done before.  It’s an experiment, you might say. You can say that I was thrilled to grab a copy of Linchpin on my Kindle.  And as a disclaimer, I was pre-disposed to liking this book because since this year stared I have made […]

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How to Spot a BS Self-help Guru

March 10th, 2010 with 10 Comments

I think self-help is fueled by a person’s desire for guidance and comfort.  Unfortunately, these desires make self-help a breeding ground for charlatans and people who exploit these desires for their own personal gain. This is a shame.  Sometimes it’s hard to tell who is really there to help you and who is there to […]

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Self-help Books I Wouldn’t Wish on my Worst Enemies

March 5th, 2010 with 14 Comments

A self-help or personal development book should be as advertised: a way to actually help yourself or develop in some area. But some books present ideas that can actually cause you to regress instead of progress.  Or they are so insulting to one’s intelligence that they take you for a fool.  In one post, I […]

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Your Success is Your Own Damn Fault: Review of Larry Winget’s It’s called Work for a Reason!

February 23rd, 2010 with 5 Comments

Are you reading this review at your office instead of working?  Well, according to Larry Winget, you’re a thief.  You’re stealing from the company.  Now, get your butt back to work. That’s the central message in It’s Called Work for a Reason: Your Success is Your Own Damned Fault”. A friend of mine recommended this […]

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Review of Goal-free Living

January 28th, 2010 with 6 Comments

When we are young, we are taught that to be successful, we have to set goals.  But all too often those goals consume us and we wind up sacrificing the now for an uncertain future. Goal-free Living sets out to change that. Steve Shapiro was a former “goal-aholic” who adopted a goal-free living approach.  He […]

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Review of John T. Reed’s Succeeding

January 11th, 2010 with 5 Comments

Disclosure: John T. Reed does not offer any affiliate programs.  Therefore, I make no money from my review one way or the other John T. Reed is a real-estate guru who is famous for his guru ratings page.  In addition to writing books on real estate investment, he also writes on self-publishing and youth football.  […]

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