We’re reviewing our greatest hits over the next few posts. Today we’re looking at my top book of 2017, starting with picks 10-6.
10. Why Make Eagles Swim
I think Bill takes the lessons from Strength Finders and puts them into a very practical format for taking your natural strengths and getting better at them but not allowing them to get in the way.
9. Against Empathy
Is compassion better than empathy? Bloom seems to think so and makes a really good case. Empathy will get you into trouble as much as it helps.
8. How to Fly a Horse
Debunking the myth that creativity is somehow related to genius and comes to you in a flash. It doesn’t. Like anything else, it takes hard work, dedication and commitment. Ashton gives some great practical advice and stories.
7. 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do
Power, control, worry, change, fear, mistakes, resentment, expectations: these topics and more are covered and shown how mentally strong people deal with these issues.
6. Happiness Advantage
Hard work, dedication, success, won’t make you happy. Being happy makes you better at hard work, dedication and leads to more success. Essential understanding.