Book review: The 5 Love Languages

This book is special. I practically devoured this book in only a few days. Sure, it is not a long book, but it still means a lot when I cannot put a book down so easily. After I finished reading it, I had mixed feelings. A part of me felt regret that I did not…

Book review: Authentic Happiness

When I sat down at the end of last year to plan this one, I set myself the intention to read at least 6 non-fiction books. So far I’m on a good path, because 2 weeks ago I finished the newest book by Martin Seligman called Authentic Happiness. This article will help me to remember…

A colorful tale – II

Part 1 60 years ago, I was a young boy and a constant nuisance to my parents. I was living in Nebali in the country of Essawon back then which is located in the middle of a desert. Imagine a town such as ours but instead of green, everything yellow. And instead of chilly evenings…

Lying is a betrayal to one’s self

I love to read. At the moment I am in my fantasy book period. One aspect I like about reading fantasy is that there are words of wisdom here and there. Maybe it depends on the author, but I want to share one of the latest wisdom I found.

Book(s) Review: Legend of the First Empire

I rather read a good book than watching a movie or a series. There are many good books out there, but only a few that captivate me enough to not wanting to stop reading. There are a few authors I follow and I cannot wait until they publish their next book. A recent discovery is…

Strengths spotting

A part of being a good leader is the ability to develop your team and your team member. In order to be able to develop a team member, you need to get to know him or her. One important attribute are a person’s strengths. You need to be very observant to spot a person’s strengths….

A book about yourself

You might think that there is already a word for this called biography, but this is not what I mean. A biography is often written so that others can get to know you and your life. A book about yourself is also no diary. A diary is also a great way to understand yourself and…

Marva Collins’ Way: Returning to Excellence in Education

Oh boy, how much I was looking forward to writing about this book. And, at the same time, I was stalling, because I don’t know whether this entry will do justice to the book and its value. What I can tell is that it shaped my understanding of parenting and leadership to quite an extent….

The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

The Final Empire – Brandon Sanderson I am a librophile. I always read several books at once. It doesn’t matter if it is a fictional or non-fiction book. The following book is a fatasy novel and the first part of the series. What I like about the book and the author is that he tries…