Networking for People Who Hate Networking by Devora Zack

A personal development book that explores how introverts can make the most of their innate characteristics to navigate their networks, Networking for People Who Hate Networking features situational examples and theories that unpack the key strengths introverts can channel for a better professional life. This was a quick read. The author’s writing style is encouragingContinue reading “Networking for People Who Hate Networking by Devora Zack”

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”

How to Be a Writer by Ruskin Bond

Full of anecdotes and learnings, How to be a Writer by Ruskin Bond is a beginner’s guide to embracing their passion for writing. For some reason, this is my first book by Ruskin Bond, even though I have had a short story collection on my bookshelf for years. The author’s writing style was somehow exactlyContinue reading “How to Be a Writer by Ruskin Bond”

Book Review — Legends Over Generations by Ashraf Haggag

Legends Over Generations¬†is a nonfiction book that highlights the contributions of various global leaders in fields like art, literature, science, human rights, politics etc. Each chapter is dedicated towards bringing to light basic facts about the life, upbringing, education, career and legacy of these revolutionary personalities. I found this book to be extremely insightful. There’sContinue reading “Book Review — Legends Over Generations by Ashraf Haggag”