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Book Review: Plenitude The New Economics of True Wealth

Expert on working hours and lifestyles, Economist Schoe argues that our Consumption Model of the last 30 years is broken and that we need to head to a Post-Materialistic World. This need not be all lentils and hessian clothing – Schor argues that if we are clever and use technology well this could mean a […]

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Book Review : The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

Surgeon Gawande tells a ripping yarn about a potentially dry subject. Today’s professionals have an almost impossible task to manage complexity. Gawande outlines the history, logic, benefits and challenges of creating and using checklists in a complex professional environment.

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Book review: The 100 Thing Challenge by Dave Bruno

The inspiring story of how an ordinary bloke got rid of almost everything, remade his life and regained his soul. My suggested starting point (especially for blokes) on the minimalism journey – Highly Recommended !

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Book Review: What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

Maybe you can be more successful by making a small adjustment or simply stopping counter-productive behavior. In this book Leadership expert Goldsmith explains this logic and more. He has a seven step process to make eliminate your bad habits.

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What are you going to stop doing in 2011 ?

Rather than doing more stuff effectively – what should you stop doing completely ? What personal and business activities should you abandon ? What activities, people, possessions are weighing you down ? Why not get them out of your life in 2011 and free up some “head-space” for more productive thoughts and action ?

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