Book Reviews

Best Planner for Entrepreneurs [Updated Nov 2017]

Confession time… I’m totally a notebook-a-holic, paper planner aficionado, and workbook addict. I’ve tried a ton of them, and this is not a new theme in my life… My mom has pictures of me carrying a bag full of mini diaries, post it note packs, and ruled notebooks when I was just a toddler. I…

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#042: 5 Minute Book Review 80/20 Sales and Marketing

This is the second instalment in my 5 minute business book review series. You can listen to the first review here. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Subscribe via RSS (non iTunes) Subscribe on Stitcher Book Review: 80/20 Sales and Marketing: The Definitive Guide to Working Less and Making More In this week’s book review,…

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#004: 5 Minute Book Review Built To Sell

Built To Sell book

In episode 4 of the podcast, I introduce the Off The Charts 5 Minute Book Review series. I read a lot of business and self development books and I love to share what I like about particular books that have an impact. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Subscribe via RSS (non iTunes) Subscribe on…

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Lucky Bitch Review: Lucky Bitch By Denise Duffield-Thomas

In my many years as an entrepreneur and operating within the information product world, I’ve bought my fair share of programs and products. There are very few programs that I recommend and stand behind fully, but sometimes there’s a blockbuster of a course that changes the way I do business or live my life. Denise…

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Business Stress – How To Succeed Under Pressure

Business stress getting to you? It doesn’t matter if you’re in the startup phase of your entrepreneurial venture, or you’re the CEO of a fast paced enterprise, you’re likely facing way more pressure and stress than you know how to handle. Been there, felt that. Luckily, we’re not the first people to start businesses or…

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The Pumpkin Plan Book Review

Killing your darlings, and searching for the best seeds… that’s exactly what Mike Michelowicz’s latest book The Pumpkin Plan: A Simple Strategy to Grow a Remarkable Business in Any Field advocates. I’m taking a book off of Nathalie’s Library and delivering this business book review just in time for my favorite time of the year:…

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How Your Business Idol Might Be Unwittingly Sabotaging Your Success

Have you ever looked up to a business idol, and suddenly felt like you were “less than” them because you haven’t achieved their level of success, fame, or fortune? That’s what happens when you put your business idol on a pedestal. It’s such a common occurrence, but for most of us this type of comparison…

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The Firestarter Sessions and Danielle LaPorte

I’ve read a lot of self-help books. I remember reading that “you earn money in proportion to how much value you bring to the world” and I nodded, and figured that I understood the concept. But if there’s one person who really gets this concept, and who has brought a lot of amazing shifts to…

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The $100 Startup – Bootstrapped Startup Success Stories

I love books, and especially business books that are jam packed with inspiration and actionable advice. This is definitely the case with Chris Guillebeau’s The $100 Startup, a tome full of bootstrapped startup success stories and lessons learned along the way. I’m especially excited to be sharing this book review with you today because of…

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Words That Sell for Copywriters and Website Copywriting

Photo credit Tongue tied? Words aren’t flowing? Not sure how to describe your product or service? That’s where Words that Sell: More than 6000 Entries to Help You Promote Your Products, Services, and Ideas comes in. When it comes to website copywriting, it helps to have a manual at your side for those times when…

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