Quick and Dirty Book Review: The Florence Prescription

The Florence prescription, written by Joe Tye with Dick Schwab, is an engaging guidebook for improving culture in the modern healthcare facility. The book is written as a parable with Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, appearing to characters in the story. She shares wisdom gained in the late 1800s treating wounded soldiers during the Crimean War and helps apply them in a hospital struggling with a negative environment. Continue reading Quick and Dirty Book Review: The Florence Prescription

10 Keys To An Average Life

 

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Let’s face it, being exceptional is not for everyone. Most of us do not have the drive, desire, or capabilities required to stand out in a crowd. Success is an elusive, perplexing concept that remains out of reach like the will-o’-the-wisp of folklore. As someone who excels at mediocrity, I am here to help you set your sights lower, think smaller, and lean neither out nor in…but against a wall. Here are the 10 keys to an average life (the list should be longer, but procrastination and apathy set the word count): Continue reading 10 Keys To An Average Life

Quick and Dirty Book Review: The Power of Habit

I recently finished reading The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg and it knocked my socks off! Duhigg delves into the science of why we do what we do, from addiction to how we buy cleaning products. It was incredibly interesting and informative, and I learned a lot about my own habits and what drives them. I recommend this book to anyone that wants to learn more about basic human nature, and it is essential for all business persons or those in sales; if you interact with another human being…you’re in sales. Continue reading Quick and Dirty Book Review: The Power of Habit