The Networking Survival Guide by Diane Darling

A practical guide to creating, sustaining, and benefiting from a network, this non-fiction book by Diane Darling is one of the quickest introductions to networking backed by anecdotes and social principles. What surprised me the most about reading The Networking Survival Guide is how succinct the content is. There’s no fluff, no beating around theContinue reading “The Networking Survival Guide by Diane Darling”

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Cheryl Strayed’s autobiographical book is a staunch reminder of the inner strength that we all carry. At the age of 26, reeling from various turbulent emotions and personal losses, the author set out to hike the Pacific Crest Trail without any prior training or experience in undertaking such physical challenges. Being a homebody, you canContinue reading “Wild by Cheryl Strayed”

The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel

Heralded as THE book to read when starting your personal finance journey, The Psychology of Money is a nonfiction book on the right mindsets to adopt to make your money work for you. To say that I finally read this book is no small joy. I’d been procrastinating about doing so for far too long,Continue reading “The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel”

The 20-Minute Networking Meeting by Nathan A. Perez and Marcia Ballinger

One of the quickest guides to preparing for a networking meeting, this book explores why networking is important, some myths associated with it, and also deep-dives into many scenarios that help shed light on the dos and don’ts of networking. I went into this book expecting practical insights that would be applicable for specific circumstances,Continue reading “The 20-Minute Networking Meeting by Nathan A. Perez and Marcia Ballinger”

Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A personal essay that explores the grief the author experiences upon the loss of her father, Notes on Grief is full of anecdotes and thoughts on topics related to time, family, culture, and death. I’ve read and enjoyed several of Adichie’s works, such as Half of a Yellow Sun and Dear Ijeawele. Her writing isContinue reading “Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie”