Review of “Outliers” – Malcolm Gladwell

October 22, 2009 2009 Reading List Reviews 0

We all love the stories of people who work their way up from the bottom. We aspire to the greatness of the elite. In Outliers, we examine these extreme success stories very closely. Our careful study shows a common theme – all outliers were willing to make a move and work very hard, but perhaps… Read more

Review of The Traveler’s Gift – Andy Andrews

October 19, 2009 2009 Reading List Reviews 1

I obviously found a significant amount of value in The Visitor bc I went out and picked up another book by Andrews the next day. This one took a bit longer to read, but that is not due to a lack of interest on my part. This book required me to slow down and think.… Read more

Quotes from “The Noticer” – Andy Andrews

October 12, 2009 2009 Reading List Quotes 1

“Experience is not the best teacher. Other people’s experience is the best teacher.” “Whatever you focus upon, increases… When you focus on things you need, you’ll find those needs increasing. If you concentrate your thoughts on what you don’t have, you will so be concentrating on other things that you had forgotten you don’t have–and… Read more

Review of “The Noticer” – Andy Andrews

October 1, 2009 2009 Reading List Reviews 0

I had not read Andy Andrews until my pastor, Greg DePriest shared quite confidently that if I were only going to read one book this year, it needed to be the noticer. So, I picked it up that evening and did not go to bed until the final page had been turned. A quick summary… Read more

Review of “Have a Little Faith” – Mitch Albolm

September 27, 2009 2009 Reading List Reviews 0

Mitch is widely known in the athletics arena for his professional capabilities as a sports writer. In this book, however, Mitch is not writing about something he has seen. He is taking us on a personal growth journey that he experienced himself. When asked to perform the eulogy for his childhhod Rabbi, who btw was… Read more