English book reviews

  • Felix Haller – Meeting Success Habits : Seven Habits to Facilitate Effective Meetings 11 mei 2021
    For those who seek a practical how-to guide for setting up, conducting, and following up on meetings, Meeting Success Habits: Seven Habits to Facilitate Effective Meetings by Felix Haller is an easy-to-read one. We all have experienced ineffective meetings, consider these a waste of time and energy. Haller explains what steps you need to consider ...
  • Yung Suk Kim – How to Read Paul : A Brief Introduction to His Theology, Writings, and World 6 mei 2021
    If you want more than a brief introduction to each of Paul’s letters that can be found in modern Bible translations, then How to Read Paul: A Brief Introduction to His Theology, Writings, and World by Yung Suk Kim fit well. First, little’s spent on Paul’s biography (known facts are presented only), there’s no exposé ...
  • Mark Hecht – Family, Friends and Faith: Lessons I Have Learned 26 april 2021
    In Family, Friends and Faith: Lessons I Have Learned, reverend Mark Hecht shares a bunch of sermons that have a relatable narrative, a portion from the Scriptures, personal or contemporary examples to illustrate the message, and questions to reflect upon as a Bible study group or small group ministry. It makes sense to share your faith ...
  • Lisa Jo Symonds – The Hands That Held Me: One Survivor’s True Story Abuse, Child Trafficking, Addiction, and Overdose 22 april 2021
    Lisa Jo Symonds takes the readers The Hands That Held Me: One Survivor’s True Story Abuse, Child Trafficking, Addiction, and Overdose along a 51 years roller-coaster ride of troubled youth, abusive and addictive behaviors already present in the lives of her parents and grandfather. Finding herself pregnant at age 14, ending up still a teenager ...
  • Mojgan Azar – A Lullaby in the Desert: a haunting account of war and desparation 15 april 2021
    For the very first time, I traveled with Susan, a woman that was born in Iran, who had a narrow escape from sexual harassment in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan on her way to Europe. A Lullaby in the Desert: a haunting account of war and separation takes you to the post-Arabic Spring years, ...
  • David Adams – How To Have A Good Day: Transforming your life one successful day at a time 12 april 2021
    Every now and then it’s good to reflect on your routines. Are you satisfied with your accomplishments throughout the day? What’s your energy level at the beginning and the end of the day? David Adams collected a series of habits, productivity tips, lifehacks, and good practices in the easy-to-read How To Have A Good Day: ...
  • Pope Francis – Reflections on the Sunday Gospel : How to More Fully Live Out Your Relationship with God 9 april 2021
    Contrary to protestant or evangelical full-hour sermons, the bite-size reflections on the weekly passage from Scripture by Pope Francis are suitable to compile in a book meant for self-study. A couple of verses, Francis’ to-the-point and contemporary homily followed by either a prayer to Mary or the Holy Spirit and a selected homily by an ...
  • Anthony Ranieri – Corporate Psycho – A Max Clarke Satirical Exposé: Book 1 7 april 2021
    Anthony Ranieri takes his audience look at modern business culture, where Max Clarke tries to find his way as a freshman at Klink corporation to the habits, rationale for unexpected and ineffective behaviors. Corporate Psycho – A Max Clarke Satirical Exposé: Book 1 is a two-hour read on the absence of normal, educated staff that ...
  • Karim Harbott – The 6 Enablers of Business Agility: How to Thrive in an Uncertain World 3 april 2021
    In a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world simple recipes won’t work. Before diving into solutions, Karim Harbott dug into the past of management theories, frameworks, and practices. From Frederick Taylor’s Scientific Management all the way to the Agile Manifesto (2001) and scaling frameworks, it becomes clear that humans cannot be treated like resources ...
  • James Rondinone – Who Says, Women Can’t Lead? 26 maart 2021
    The traditional point of view regarding gender-specific leadership in Christian churches is easy to uphold. Emphasize that men are appointed to head their women and families, and women should be submissive. In the 21st century, some churches go further to silence women completely, where many others implicitly give more room to female leadership, not only ...
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