Saturday August 18, 2012
Compiled by THEAN LEE CHENG
How to Spot a Liar: Why people don't tell the truth
Author: Gregory Hartley & Maryann Karinch
Publisher: Career Press
In the course of life's journey, there will be instances when a business partner, a child, a parent or a colleague is caught lying. This book, written by interrogator Gregory Hartley, earned him honours from the US army. It is about managing your relationships and learning to use psychological tools to set apart those who are cheating on you. These skills are called “extreme interpersonal skills.”
Win like Lin: Finding your inner linsanity on the way to breakout success
Author: Sean Deveney
Harvard-graduate Jeremy Lin's remarkable story told in an easy-to-read story-telling style. He has five principles: don't be afraid to take the road less travelled, believe in your ability and find the system that works best for you. Also, focus on making the most of your skills and always, always learn from your failures.
Tao Te Ching: The Ancient Classic
Lao Tzu, with introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon
Considered by some to be the oldest scripture of Taoism, Tao Te Ching is a source of inspiration and guidance for many. It is an alternative to command-and-control leadership, a different way of seeing and achieving personal success. This book, which comes in a series, offers little gems written in simple easy to understand style.