Category Archive: Book Review

Dec 28

Choosing Schools – Choosing Identities in London

Hart R., (2011) Choosing Schools – Choosing Identities in London: A Study of Parental Choice Among Members of an Immigrant Group in London. UK/USA: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.   Dear Friends   I am delighted to announce the publication of my first book (which is my PhD dissertation) by Lambert Academic Publishing.   Here is …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://hart2heart.co.uk/choosing_schools_choosing_indentities

Oct 27

The Optimism Bias

smiley

Sharot, T. (2011) The Optimism Bias.  UK: Pantheon Books. Dear friends   In The Optimism Bias Dr. Tali Sharot, of University College London, discusses our natural tendency to overestimate the likelihood of experiencing positive events in our lives in the future,  and to underestimate the likelihood of negative events occuring in our lives. The book is …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://hart2heart.co.uk/the-optimism-bias

Oct 25

Spirit Junkie

Bernstein, G. (2011) Spirit Junkie. UK: Hay House. Dear friends     In this inspirational Gabrielle Bernstein shares her personal story of how she turned her life around from being a New York City publicist and party girl – into a student of A Course in Miracles, and into a spiritual guide. In her new …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://hart2heart.co.uk/spirit-junkie

Oct 14

The Leadership Challenge

Kouzes, J.M. and B. Z. Posner (2008) The Leadership Challenge. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.   Dear friends,   The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes and Posner is one of the basic texts in business studies today. In this talk, Jim Kouzes summerizes the essence of leadership, by giving us some key lessons about what makes a …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://hart2heart.co.uk/the-leadership-challenge

Oct 08

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

Goldsmith, M. with Reiter, M. (2007). What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful. NY: Hyperion.  Dear friends     In this inspirational talk Prof Marshall Goldsmith author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There discusses the importance of managing your emotions and communication at work …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://hart2heart.co.uk/what-got-you-here