Resilience

Good Enough

Good Enough: Embrace Who You Are. Unleash Your Brilliance.

Good Enough: Embrace Who You Are. Unleash Your Brilliance. Written by: Anne Day and Amy Vodarek Reviewed By: Shelby Gobbo The Premise: Anne Day and Amy Vodarek present a series of real stories from motivated and successful women. Having connected with over 350 women, Day and Vodarek share their stories of courage, set-back and resilience, and …

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Reviewed By: Kim Blackwell The Premise: In Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Angela Duckworth takes us through her research and findings that ‘grit’ is a greater predictor and contributor to success than talent or IQ, and that grit is something that can be learned.  Defined as a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance, …

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Looptail: How One Company Changed the World By Reinventing Business

By: Bruce Poon Tip Review by: Glain Roberts-McCabe The Premise: Founder (but not CEO) of G Adventures, Bruce Poon Tip started his adventure travel company on two credit cards and a loan from his sister in 1990. Looptail chronicles Bruce’s adventures – both as a traveler and a business owner – as he chases his …

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Wild

By: Cheryl Strayed Review by: Julie Melaschenko The Premise: A series of life crises following the death of her beloved mother leads author Cheryl Strayed to embark on a thousand-mile journey of self-discovery on the Pacific Crest Trail. At times sad, and at others triumphant, this gripping autobiographical page-turner is more than just the story …

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