Originally Posted by Steve Pavlina
I don't have any of Deida's books, but it's possible we've had similar influences, since I do read a lot of self-help books. A lot of people have recommended Deida's material to me since I started blogging, possibly because we seem to have similar philosophies. However, I usually don't bother to look into other people's work when I'm told I sound like so-and-so, since I figure there's not as much to learn if we already share similar ideas. I prefer to read sources that have different philosophies than mine.
Steve - Much appreciated, thanks for the response. It's fantastic to see that from author to author these ideas carry common threads ... to me that spells truth.