Influencer By Brittany Hennessy

Title: Influencer: Building your Personal Brand in the Age of Social Media Author: Brittany Hennessy Pages: 256 Publisher: Citadel Press Publication Date: July 31st, 2018 Genre: Non-Fiction, Business and Investing In the digital space, an influencer is a person with social currency with high levels of engagement and will propel his or her followers to act … Continue reading Influencer By Brittany Hennessy

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Dear Kerry, Spanish is Your Thing

This post is for the second-guessers and anyone who wants to pick up a beloved hobby that's archived in the museum of procrastination As you have shared before, you have had a long-time affair with Spanish. Now it's time to make legit. Official. Thanks to Dottie James, you committed to stop half-assing things and changing … Continue reading Dear Kerry, Spanish is Your Thing

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

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