Broadcasting Happiness

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I had the great fortune to hear Michelle Gielan speak at a recent IT conference. Her topic was based on her book, Broadcasting Happiness. First, let me say that Michelle is a phenomenal speaker. Her style, presence and ability to connect with her audience made decide to order the book before the presentation even finished. […]

Book Review: David and Goliath

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It’s an easy decision when I hear Malcolm Gladwell has a new book out. David and Goliath – Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants was released this week and I immediately downloaded it on Audible. A couple of long drives later, I’m glad I didn’t wait. Malcolm already has an established following from […]

Book Review: The Honest Truth about Dishonesty

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I cheat; you cheat; we all cheat. So says Dan Ariely, author of The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty – How We Lie to Everyone-Especially Ourselves. One think I like about Dan’s work, he turns studies about how decisions are made into stories that bothe educate and entertain. His studies sometimes make me feel like, “I […]

Book Review: The Power of Unpopular

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One of my favorite blogs is Redhead Writing by Erika Napoletano. Recently, she authored The Power of Unpopular – A Guide to Building your Brand for the Audience who will Love you (and why no one else matters). Great title. Great content. 5 stars. (oops, that last part is supposed to be at the end […]

Book Review: Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

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If you’ve ever thought about looking for a job in the post 2000-whatever economy, then Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google by William Poundstone is a must read. It’s harder to get an interview in 2012 than it was in 2007. Period. If you haven’t been job-hunting lately, I can tell you from […]

Book Review: The Leader Who Had No Title

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I’ve been intending to read this since I saw Robin Sharma speak at the Toastmasters Convention back in August. I’m glad I finally did! An interesting twist in a leadership book, The Leader Who Had No Title, by Robin Sharma is a work of fiction. More accurately, it is “a modern fable on real success in business […]