Monthly Archives: June 2016

Review: Think Smarter: Critical Thinking to Improve Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills

Think Smarter: Critical Thinking to Improve Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills by Mike Kallet My rating: 4 of 5 stars A lucid guide to effective problem-solving and result-oriented thinking. A book that offers instruction to think smarter can give one pause. … Continue reading

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BREXIT Uncertainty and Volatility

  “The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change.”― Heraclitus The only thing certain about the market is uncertainty. The US FED seemed quite confident that they’d be raising interest rates twice this year just a few weeks ago. Now … Continue reading

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Review: Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell My rating: 2 of 5 stars I bought this book on an impulse: exactly what its author talks about. And regretted said impulse, almost immediately. This is little more than … Continue reading

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Review: The Death of Outrage: Bill Clinton and the Assault on American Ideals

The Death of Outrage: Bill Clinton and the Assault on American Ideals by William J. Bennett My rating: 3 of 5 stars An erudite, cogent argument against the loss of shame and outrage in America. I’m not one to read … Continue reading

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Take Two Sentences

    When writing, take a couple of sentences to set a scene. Immerse the reader in it. Build expectations, anticipation. These two caught my eye as I browsed an online article early this morning: “Water pipes gurgle worryingly in … Continue reading

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Review: Anyone Can Get An A+: How To Beat Procrastination, Reduce Stress and Improve Your Grades

Anyone Can Get An A+: How To Beat Procrastination, Reduce Stress and Improve Your Grades by Geetanjali Mukherjee My rating: 4 of 5 stars A detailed, structured guide to better time and learning management. Geetanjali Mukherjee provides copious useful information … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gift

‘Humbling and Humility’ (HnH), a multicultural narrative of betrayal, empathy, and a father’s love, is on a Kindle Countdown sale June 12th through Father’s Day, June 19th, 2016. BLURB: “Humbling and Humility” is an intense, detailed narrative of an Indian-American father … Continue reading

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