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Secrets of Dynamic Communication

Secrets of Dynamic Communication

On 9/12 Fokke Kooistra wrote: Ken Davis has succeeded in writing a practical, fun to read book on communication. It provides clear steps from start to beginning for crafting and delivering talks. It has helped me take my public speaking to the next level. This book provides you with: - A solid methodological approach to prepare ... Practical, fun to read book on communication

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5 Stars

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Nearing Home (Paperback)

Nearing Home (Paperback)

On 8/3 Fokke Kooistra wrote: Thinking about the end of your life is not something a lot of people like to do. In picking up this book and reading it you are faced with some of the tough and deep questions of life. Billy Graham has chosen to be open, frank and direct in this book. It is as the subtitle says a book about life, faith ... Not only for elderly people

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4 Stars

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20,000 Days and Counting

20,000 Days and Counting

On 1/30 Fokke Kooistra wrote:   I have to admit that I was a little hesitant reading this book. From what I had read about it on the internet the central theme revolves around dying. Not exactly a subject most people are willing to think about much. Luckily the book is small in size, around a 100 pages. The book ... Bookreview: 20,000 Days and Counting: The Crash Course for Mastering Life Right Now

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4 Stars

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The 360 Degree Leader

The 360 Degree Leader

On 1/11 Fokke Kooistra wrote: John Maxwell already has witten a ton of books about leadership. I have read quite a few of them already so I was curious to see how this book would be different. In one way it is different than some of his other books on leadership but in another way it is the same. Let ... The 360º Leader by John C. Maxwell

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4 Stars

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The Principle of the Path (Hardcover)

The Principle of the Path (Hardcover)

On 12/27 Fokke Kooistra wrote:   My first encounter with Andy Stanley was through his Podcast series called “Andy Stanley Leadership Podcast“. I listen to podcasts a lot during my commute to and from work. In one of those podcasts he spoke about the Principle of the Path and it struck a chord with me. So reading the book was ... The Principle of the Path by Andy Stanley

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4 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Fokke Kooistra wrote: After becoming a Book Review Blogger I have had the privilege of reading books I normally wouldn’t read. To my shame I had never read a Max Lucado book. He has written many books and reading Fearless was my first encounter with one of his books. The book is written in a very easy to read style, fresh ... Book review: Fearless by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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Through the Storm

Through the Storm

On 5/4 Fokke Kooistra wrote: Sometimes reading just comes natural to me and sometimes things are very slow. I intend to write about the books I read on this blog because of the fact that it forces me to reflect on books just before I put them back on the shelf. I tend to have a couple of topics for books ... Review of “Through the Storm” by Lynne Spears

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3 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 4/27 Fokke Kooistra wrote: When I came across the Book Review Bloggers program from Thomas Nelson I immediately signed up. I love reading and writing about books that have impacted my life. I heard about The Noticer project from @michaelhyatt on Twitter. The book is a novel about planting seeds of perspective in peoples lives. It is a lovely read, ... Perspective: “The Noticer” by Andy Andrews

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4 Stars

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The Faith of Barack Obama

The Faith of Barack Obama

On 9/8 Fokke Kooistra wrote: One of the wonderful things about being a blogger is that every once in a while someone wants you to review something. Or you get opportunities you normally won’t have. I don’t blog because I want to become a rich man, although money is something you can’t without in our Western Society. If you don’t have ... A Dutch perspective on the Faith of Barack Obama

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