Posts for "Books"

Ruhlman Rules: His Tips & Techniques Will Make You A Better Cook

From the knack
October 15, 2012 at 9:46 am
  It’s been awhile since I wrote about cookbooks. Honestly, during the sweltering summer months, I just assumed we were all more interested in gazpachos, ice cold ... (more)

Daycraft 2013 Diaries - Start the Year Off on the Right Foot

From the knack
October 8, 2012 at 9:05 am
I don't want to alarm you, but it's getting close to the end of the year, which means you need a 2013 diary. I know that your usual routine is to go to your closest office ... (more)

Cath Kidston 2013 Large Agenda - Room to Write

From the knack
September 27, 2012 at 10:03 am
Do you remember the small square pocket calendar that Hallmark used to give out at their stores with a purchase of a card? I used to live and breathe by those.  But ... (more)

Book Review: Startup Communities

From Ben Casnocha
September 27, 2012 at 4:20 am
Want to make your city more of a hotbed for entrepreneurship? It’s the obsession of many entrepreneurs, mayors, and university professors. Finally there’s a book overflowing ... (more)

5 Never-Heard Networking Tips

From Alexandra Levit's Water Cooler Wisdom
September 24, 2012 at 8:00 am
When my friend Ben Casnocha sent me a copy of his new book, The Start-Up of You, I knew that I was going to read something innovative about networking.  After all, Ben ... (more)

Book Review: Why We Get Fat

From Ben Casnocha
September 23, 2012 at 12:37 am
I found Gary Taubes’ Why We Get Fat to be provocative and persuasive. It challenged my long held assumption that the way to lose weight is to eat less and exercise more. ... (more)

Book Review: So Good They Can’t Ignore You

From Ben Casnocha
September 18, 2012 at 6:37 pm
Cal Newport’s latest book launches today and is titled So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love. Having read most of the ... (more)

Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go

From Alexandra Levit's Water Cooler Wisdom
September 17, 2012 at 8:00 am
I am very fortunate to count Beverly Kaye among my smartest and savviest mentors.  For those of you who might not know her, Bev is a pioneer in the field of talent management ... (more)

Where HR Goes Wrong–and What To Do About It

From Dan Erwin
September 12, 2012 at 6:17 pm
Recently I wrote a positive review of HR from the Outside In, by Dave Ulrich and colleagues. Upon serious reflection, I want to offer a caveat to that review.  I began that blog ... (more)

Ask Alice Stationery - You’ll Love It So Much, You’ll Want to Marry It

From the knack
September 10, 2012 at 9:01 am
I love this time of year. Even though I'm not heading back to school, I always get a rush of excitement for starting anew, getting organized and discovering new paper products ... (more)

Don’t Let the Economy Impact Your Career

From upstartHR
September 10, 2012 at 6:00 am
Slow and steady wins the race I am going to speak frankly today. Some of you will hate it, and others will appreciate it. Ya can’t make everyone happy at ... (more)

How to Be Happier at Home (and Work)

From Alexandra Levit's Water Cooler Wisdom
September 7, 2012 at 8:00 am
Gretchen Rubin has been a friend of mine since the early days of our blogs.  Her first book, The Happiness Project, became an international bestseller, and I was excited ... (more)

Guest Post: How to Find your Perfect Work + The Work Revolution Book Giveaway!

From Life After College by Jenny Blake
September 5, 2012 at 9:00 am
Before we jump in, thank you all for the AWESOME list of 100+ tech tools and counting!! You still have two days to enter to win the HP Envy 4 Laptop giveaway, so share your best ... (more)

A Paradigm Shift in Human Resource Management

From Dan Erwin
August 27, 2012 at 9:59 am
I’ve been dreaming about the issues David Ulrich and colleagues’ new book, HR from the Outside In, deals with since the 1990s. Until this book came out, the ruling gods of ... (more)

Posy Paper Co. Academic Planners - No Classes Required to Use These Beauties

From the knack
August 7, 2012 at 6:00 am
Sometimes there is someone that just gets you right away. That someone for me is Posy Paper Co, based in Vancouver. Friends Lisa Brine and Carolyn Braun created ... (more)

What I’ve Been Reading

From Ben Casnocha
August 3, 2012 at 9:46 pm
A recent roundup of books. 1. Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator by Ryan Holiday. Ryan paints a dark picture of the blogosphere, rightly identifying ... (more)

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From mondomedeusah creative : alternative online media
July 27, 2012 at 2:42 am
For the "Full of Love" exhibition at Atopos CVC in athens. 2012. sound : sosaku and nina zeljkovic ... (more)

Summer Reading

From Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates
July 24, 2012 at 9:50 am
I love to read. Sitting in the sunshine or snuggling in bed with a good book is my idea of relaxation. There are plenty of nights when I would be content to curl up and read instead ... (more)

Change Your Life Not Your Wife (Book Review)

From upstartHR
July 16, 2012 at 6:00 am
I was intrigued when I was approached about reviewing the book Change Your Life Not Your Wife: Marriage Saving Advice for Success Driven People. The idea of a ... (more)

Passive Gentleness vs. The Goodness of Being Able to Act in the World

From Ben Casnocha
July 16, 2012 at 1:48 am
From Lee Siegel’s review of the Harry Potter books: Harry and his friends Hermione and Ron Weasley are good kids, but they are not angelic, Wordsworthian kids. They usually ... (more)

Pilot’s NEW FriXion Ball Clicker Pens - Say Goodbye to Mistakes. At Least Visible Ones.

From the knack
July 13, 2012 at 11:08 am
There's only one person I know who is completely paperless - my fella Scott (he does happen to have a whack of tech devices to help him with this near-impossible task). But ... (more)

Must Read Books to Fuel Your Summer — And Your Startup

July 13, 2012 at 6:00 am
Even if you can't get away this summer, consider these top tomes to help make the most of your downtime. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other ... (more)

Find a Job in Two Hours

From Alexandra Levit's Water Cooler Wisdom
July 12, 2012 at 8:00 am
I recently had the opportunity to meet a talented career consultant, Steve Dalton, at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.  Steve has written a new book called ... (more)

All Investors Must Read The Shadow Market

From Tim Ferro
July 4, 2012 at 8:53 pm
With the now astounding amount of wealth possessed by sovereign wealth funds, as well as the amount of debt issued and owned by countries worldwide, it was only a matter of ... (more)

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest Review

From Tim Ferro
July 4, 2012 at 8:26 pm
I began reading this book immediately after finishing The Girl Who Played With Fire because it begins the day after the the previous book ends. All three books in the Millenium ... (more)