Tag: Personality Development Books
- Title: The Greatest Miracle in the World Author: Og Mandino Rating: 5/5 **Note: If you haven't read the story, I'd have to ask you to leave because this review has a lot of spoilers because of the story's simplicity and brevity. ** Yes, the story of this book is rather short but is meaningful. This is a story narrated by… Continue reading "The Greatest Miracle in the World by Og Mandino (Book Review)"
John Maxwell, Rating: 5/5, Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn, Uncategorized
By Trixie Ricablanca onTitle: Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn Author: John C. Maxwell Rating: 5/5 Before, I thought Maxwell was an overrated author because of his popularity. His book are all over NBS and Fullybooked shelves. However, the more Maxwell books I've read, I am slowly becoming his fan and addicted to his writings. Every time you'd read his book, you'd become… Continue reading "Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn by John C. Maxwell (Book Review)"
Big Magic: Living Creatively Beyond Fear, Elizabeth Gilbert, Rating: 5/5
By Trixie Ricablanca onTitle: Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear Author: Elizabeth Gilbert Ratings: 5/5 Gilbert gave me the most bizarre understanding about "ideas". This is a nice way kind of bizarre though- sort of unique and no one has ever presented this to me before; I have uttered, "Yeah, this makes sense!". She described an "idea" as a living entity. If a person whom… Continue reading "Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert (Book Review)"
Og Mandino, Rating: 5/5, The Greatest Salesman in The World, Uncategorized
By Trixie Ricablanca onTitle: The Greatest Salesman in the World Author: Og Mandino Rating: 5/5 This isn't a business book of statistics or persuasion, as what it seems to be; it's rather a wisdom-filled, kind of book and I can't help but think about Paulo Coelho, as I was reading this. They have the same theme as of The Alchemist, but of course, still… Continue reading "The Greatest Salesman in The World by Og Mandino (Book Review)"
Andrew Matthews, Follow Your Heart, Rating: 5/5
By Trixie Ricablanca onTitle: Follow Your Heart Author: Andrew Matthews Rating: 5/5 An answered prayer. That is how I'd call this book because of the timing it came to my book shelf. Everybody has a dilemma that seems to be insolvable that at some point, quitting and changing is the only solution that you have thought about. I was at the brink of… Continue reading "Follow Your Heart By Andrew Matthews (Book Review)"
John Izzo, Rating: 5/5, The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die
By Trixie Ricablanca onTitle: The Five Secrets you must Discover Before You Die Author: John Izzo Ph.D Rating: 5/5 This book is a compilation of many realization from people ages 60 years and up. They were interviewed by the author, on various topics that made him conclude the 5 secrets to happiness and how to live a full life. I don't want to… Continue reading "The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die by John Izzo (Book Review)"
How Successful People Think, John Maxwell, Rating: 5/5
By Trixie Ricablanca onTitle: How Successful People Think Author: John Maxwell Rating: 5/5 This is one of my impulsive buys and to add up, it's costly despite of warehouse sales in different places here in Manila. But, though I spent a couple of bucks just to buy this book, there is no single tinge of regret I ever felt when I finished it… Continue reading "How Successful People Think by John Maxwell (Book Review)"
Good Boss bad Boss, Rating: 4/5, Robert Sutton
By Trixie Ricablanca onTitle: Good Boss Bad Boss (How to be the Best and Learn from the Worst) Author: Robert Sutton Rating: 4/5 "The ways that senior leaders treat their direct reports create numerous other ripple effects that travel down and across the hierarchy, shaping a company's culture and performance." "Effective leaders are both competent and benevolent." "Fight as if you are right… Continue reading "Good Boss, Bad Boss by Robert Sutton (Book Review)"
Elle Luna, Rating: 5/5, The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion
By Trixie Ricablanca onTitle: The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion Author: Elle Luna Rating: 5/5 I always thought I am done with discovering who I am and what I my passion is, but reading this book (well, seeing the cover and it's back cover page) made me rethink of what I really want to do and made me rethink… Continue reading "The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion by Elle Luna (Book Review)"
MALCOLM GLADWELL, Rating: 4/5, THE TIPPING POINT
By Trixie Ricablanca onTitle: The Tipping Point (How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference) Author: Malcolm Gladwell Rating: 4/5 How little things can make a big difference. - This is the line that made me buy this book. Though Malcolm Gladwell has been a household name for book clubs, this was his first book that I get to read. Tipping Point was… Continue reading "The Tipping Point (How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference) by Malcolm Gladwell (Book Review)"
Gary Chapman, Rating: 5/5, The Five Love Languages Singles Edition
By Trixie Ricablanca onTitle: The Five Love Languages Singles Edition Author: Gary Chapman Rating: 5/5 Quality Time: 33% Acts of Service: 27% Physical Touch: 20% Words of Affirmation 13% Receiving Gifts: 6% This is how I scored after taking the assessment for love language and it's surprising. All this time, I thought my primary language of love was "words of affirmation" but, it… Continue reading "The Five Love Languages Singles Edition by Gary Chapman (Book Review)"
Bianca Gonzales, Paano Ba 'To?, Rating: 5/5
By Trixie Ricablanca onTitle: Paano Ba 'To? Author: Bianca Gonzales Rating: 5/5 " I am not saying I want to be a role model for the youth, I'd rather be an inspiration for the things I was able to overcome. "Joy is found in knowing why you are here, what your purpose is, and where God wants you to be. " … Continue reading "Paano Ba ‘To? by Bianca Gonzales (Book Review)"