Monthly Archives: August 2014

How to Work a Room by Susan RoAne

With the rise of online shopping, online dating (tinder anyone?) and online connection (Facebook, Twitter)… I wonder if the art of face-to-face networking will become even more of a struggle for some? This book deals with how to shine at those face-to-face networking events. Perhaps you’ve had one that you need (or want) to go […]

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Marketing In Less Than 1000 Words (Reactor15 Briefings) by Rob Burns

This was a quick and clever little read. A nice refresher on some key marketing principles and it’s FREE! (yes free).¬† I love this minimalist approach – and in a similar fashion I’ll keep my favourite quotes nice and short! 4 tips from Marketing in Less than 1000 Words¬† (headings = mine, quotes directly from […]

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How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams

This guy has some pretty controversial advice! I thought he probably went a bit general and tried to cover everything in this book, but there’s still some good advice in here. The author also freely admits that a cartoonist is the last person you should take advice from! So I’ve taken his advice and ignored […]

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The Corner Office: How Top CEOs Made It and How You Can Too by Adam Bryant

This book was recommended to me by an amazing lady (thanks Sue!) so I thought I’d give it a whirl. I’m so glad I did, because it’s full of tips for managers at any level (not just CEO’s) and it’s given me these two fabulous analogies to add to my list. 1. Be a coach, […]

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