Worth It by Amanda Steinberg

Title: Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms Author: Amanda Steinberg Pages: 288 (Hardback) Publisher: North Star Way, imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc Publishing Date: 7 February 2017 Genre: Non-Fiction, Business & Investing Ms Steinberg begins this book by sharing some statistics on numbers showing the pay gap between men and women in the USA.  It … Continue reading Worth It by Amanda Steinberg

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6 Books to Tweak Your Career Outlook

The other day I listened to entrepreneur Myleik Teele talking about ending 2017 strong. She highlights a number of things that you can do set up your career for success in 2018 including setting mini-goals(and subsequent plan) on how to turn your current work situations around. Planning and goal setting can be daunting especially when tackling … Continue reading 6 Books to Tweak Your Career Outlook

The Glass Wall by Unerman & Jacobs

Title: The Glass Wall: Success Strategies for Women at Work and Businesses that Mean Business Authors: Sue Unerman and Kathryn Jacob Page Numbers: 248  (Paperback) Publisher: Profile Books Publishing Date: October 2016 Based on their experience in British advertising industry, Sue Unerman and Kathryn Jacob argue that the glass ceiling has long been shattered but … Continue reading The Glass Wall by Unerman & Jacobs

Quantified by Joe Whitworth

Title: Quantified: Redefining Conservation for the Next Economy Authors: Joe Whitworth Page Numbers: 256  (Hardback) Publisher: Island Press Publishing Date: September 2015 There is a general consensus that indices such as Gross Domestic Product ( GDP) and Consumer Price Index (CPI) are good but limited measures of economic growth and development especially as we globally focus on sustainable development. … Continue reading Quantified by Joe Whitworth

Mastering Civility by Christine Porath

Have you even been accused of  being overly blunt, rude or condescending a lá House M.D. ? Then this might just be the book for you Title:  Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace Author: Christine Porath Format: Hardback, 240 pages Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publishing  Date:   December 2016 Simply put, Christine Porath's Mastering … Continue reading Mastering Civility by Christine Porath

Reach Out by Molly Beck

I am not quite sure where I first heard about Molly Beck, probably from her articles from The Muse and was drawn by her blog's quirky name: Smart, Pretty & Awkward. Title:  Reach Out: The Simple Strategy You Need to Expand Your Network and Increase Your Influence  Author: Molly Beck  Pages: 240 pages (Hardback) Publisher: … Continue reading Reach Out by Molly Beck

Book Review: Networking Thoughtfully

M. Wheadon's Networking Thoughtfully promises that the reader will be able to network thoughtfully after reading its contents within 30 minutes. Title: Networking Thoughtfully: The 30 Minute Read That Could Change Your Life By M. Wheadon Publisher: Troubador Publishing Publication Date: February 28th, 2017 Goodreads Rating: 2 Stars M. Wheadon's Networking Thoughtfully promises that the reader … Continue reading Book Review: Networking Thoughtfully

Better than Before by Gretchen Rubin

I have been reading self-help/personal development books ever since I was in high school and they formed the bulk of my non-fiction reading. Over the last 48 months, I think I have been reading the same messages in books, blog posts (please no more listicles!!! Title:Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking … Continue reading Better than Before by Gretchen Rubin

Lean In: How to Survive the Career Jungle Gym

It all began with her 2010 TED Talk that has had over six million views (and counting) where she advocated for women to take charge of their careers by ‘sitting at the table’ and take risks to have it all (I know that this ‘having it all’ point is highly debatable, but shall we leave … Continue reading Lean In: How to Survive the Career Jungle Gym

Non-Fiction Books That I Would Like To Read Post-Studenthood: Economics Edition

In line with my word for 2016: mature, I would like to enrich my professional knowledge so that I am able to explain academic jargon to  a diverse audience.  In my line of work, words like "sustainable" "good governance" "development" "climate change" "green economy"... have been misused and misconstrued that their weight is slowly quickly being … Continue reading Non-Fiction Books That I Would Like To Read Post-Studenthood: Economics Edition