Text Me! Snap Me! Ask Me Anything! – Kevin Kruse : Book Review

Again an excellent read recommended by Nirupama!

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Earlier this year, I got a chance to read Kevin Kruse‘s latest book entitled: Text Me! Snap Me! Ask Me Anything!: How Entrepreneurs, Consultants And Artists Can Use The Power Of Intimate Attention To Build Their Brand, Grow Their Business And Change The World .

I found the book a splendid read with plenty of great techniques for personal branding. I do follow the Kevin- the author, on Twitter and via his newsletter. Based on this experience, I was predisposed to think that his new book would be extremely useful. I am happy to report that I was right! 🙂

The book is full of anecdotes, examples and strategies to build and develop one’s personal brand. In a world fast moving towards ‘riches in niches’, having a USP has become imperative in all fields. Enter personal branding with this book as a helpful guide.

The concepts of ‘Loyal 100’ , ‘Power of Intimate Attention’ were…

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Book Review:The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The book appears to be a good read. Nirupama’s review motivates me to actually read the book.

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Marie Kondo’s famed book: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up has been on my list of books to read for a long time. The wait finally ended this week when I grabbed a copy, courtesy the local library.

The book is indeed wonderful. All the glowing reviews I had heard are absolutely correct.

I was skeptical at first. Let’s face it.

I am not a neat person.

Being organized and clutter free and neat is not on my Dream List.

Perhaps, never will.

And with an active preschooler, in a home-made Wonder Woman costume these days, chasing imaginary villains in the living room, neat or tidy definitely will be attributed to MAGIC! Or sorcery. Or helpful Elves. Maybe a Fairy Godmother!

[Confession: My preschooler is not untidy or incapable of cleaning. She simply possesses the ephemeral attention span of every curious four year old on the planet!]

Despite these misgivings, I tried the first step…

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