Archive for Books We Love

I Failed Berkonomics. But You Can Still Get An “A”!

I Failed Berkonomics. But You Can Still Get An “A”!

David Berkus is the creator of Berkonomics, a brilliant collection of insights in 140 characters, quick read blog posts, and yes, books. If you are an entrepreneur with a big idea, are management or serve on a board, don’t miss another day of Dave Berkus. He’s essentially the mentor so many of us wish we had.

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Book Review: Tipping the Odds for the Entrepreneur

Book Review: Tipping the Odds for the Entrepreneur

Fewer than half of new businesses last five years. It’s a brutal fact to point out, but sadly it’s true. Also, of those that do last several years, many muddle along struggling to stay profitable.  BUT, by no means should this discourage you from following…

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FREE BOOK – Launchpad: Career Search Strategy Guide

FREE BOOK – Launchpad: Career Search Strategy Guide

Our friend Chris Perry of CareerRocketeer has proudly released the 3rd volume of his Launchpad Career Strategy Guide. Launchpad is published quarterly and includes exclusive articles from some of the top career experts and career coaches. In this issue, you’ll find articles on how to…

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Launchpad: Your Career Search Strategy Guide

Launchpad: Your Career Search Strategy Guide

Covering today’s hot job search topics including: resume optimization, interviewing, personal branding, career search strategizing, relationship building, professional networking, the use of web 2.0 search tools, and much more!

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Considering a Career Change in 2010?

Considering a Career Change in 2010?

The New Year has just begun and you know what that means, right? New goals… new diet… new exercise program…. new job? If you’re unsatisfied in your current work situation, or even if you’re just wondering if there’s something better out there, pick up a copy of New Job, New You by Alexandra Levit.

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Benefits of Becoming a Board Member

Benefits of Becoming a Board Member

As you become established in your career, opportunities start to arise for you to get involved in organizations, civic groups and even corporations related to your industry or expertise. There are fantastic benefits to joining boards, but also responsibilities. Starting with the benefits, here are few of the biggest perks: connections, credibility, and recognition.

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Sneak Peek Into Young Guns – PLUS, Tips Every Potential Entrepreneur Should Consider

Sneak Peek Into Young Guns – PLUS, Tips Every Potential Entrepreneur Should Consider

This could be considered one of the worst job markets in years! Learn how to start your own business through real stories of entrepreneurs making their dreams come true! Young Guns will take you through real and practical strategies to get you started and running, particularly in this economy.

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A LESSON FROM MARK TWAIN: MAKE THE RIGHT

A LESSON FROM MARK TWAIN: MAKE THE RIGHT

In the words of Mark Twain, you never get a second chance to make a first impression, and this is especially true when you’re job-hunting. You are on display all the time, and everything you do, consciously or unconsciously, tells the employer a lot about you. Be aware so you can be strategic and intentional as you present yourself.

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Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?

Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?

As a VP-level professional with two-foot dreadlocks and a tendency toward wearing flip flops in the office, I couldn’t pass up the temptation to chime in about Ellen Gordon Reeves’s new book, “Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?”

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Top 12 Books That Even a Man Can Enjoy

Top 12 Books That Even a Man Can Enjoy

1. Eat, Pray, Love By Gilbert, Elizabeth The author’s year long search for spiritual meaning.     2. Three Cups of Tea By Mortenson, Greg/ Relin, David Oliver An American’s effort to open 50 schools across rural Pakistan and Afghanistan.     3. Blink By…

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A Great Read To Expand Your Horizons…

A Great Read To Expand Your Horizons…

Since I go stir crazy if I’m not maximizing my “free time” (if only I had more of it!!!) to do something productive, especially when I’m “wasting time” on a long line somewhere or waiting for a plane in far too many airports, I have…

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