Books for Personal Development

On this website, you will find a plethora of book reviews. These are all books I’ve read and provided my opinions and takeaways on. Below you will find books that I recommend if you are interested in learning more about yourself and growing. The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown Rising Strong by Brene BrownContinue reading “Books for Personal Development”

Katie’s Bookshelf: StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath

StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath is more of an assessment than a book you read cover to cover.  Those interested can take the online assessment then utilize the book to find out more in depth about their strengths.  The mentality behind developing this tool is that we operate better by knowing our strengths than tryingContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath”

Katie’s Bookshelf: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements written by Don Miguel Ruiz is a personal-growth book that outlines 4 principals to guide your life by.  This book was written to help the reader pull themselves out of their own limiting beliefs that create suffering.  Oftentimes, we become stuck in our own beliefs about a situation.  The Four Agreements thatContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz”

Katie’s Bookshelf – Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

The 2008 book Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell takes a look at highly successful individuals or groups of people and explains the life events and circumstances that helped them achieve greatness.  Gladwell showcases Canadian hockey players, Jewish attorneys, The Beatles, and Bill Gates to name a few.  The book discusses a setContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf – Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell”