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Delegation & Supervision by Brian Tracy

Our marketing team at work continues to grow and so one of the goals I’ve set myself this year is to improve my delegation skills. For a (reformed, almost) perfectionist like me, delegation can be a tricky skill to master. You might assign a task and then find yourself ‘checking in’ too regularly, or worse […]

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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, by Greg McKeown

Hat tip to Nicole Williams (see her website http://techmarketer.org/) who recommended this book on Twitter. If you’ve ever been frustrated at your work by a lack of clarity (who hasn’t) or felt like you were being stretched too thin, then you’ll get something out of the advice in this book. I’m a huge fan of […]

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Year of Yes (Shonda Rhimes)

Are you a huge raving fan of any of the following shows? Scandal (my personal fav) How to get away with murder Grey’s Anatomy If you answered yes to any of the above (or perhaps all three!?) then I can almost guarantee you’ll love this book. Written by Queen Shonda herself, the writer/creator behind all […]

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Playing Big (Tara Mohr)

Not particularly marketing related, but absolutely career related, Tara Mohr has written a book about the all too common problem for women in the workplace – ‘playing small’. Tara, now a career coach, says she noticed time and time again examples of women ‘playing small’ in all areas of their life. She created her business […]

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Bird On a Wire: The Inside Story from a Straight Talking CEO by Theresa Gattung

I picked up this book after reading in an article that, aside from being the previous CEO of Telecom, Theresa also: Came from a marketing background Is co-founder of My Food Bag (which btw I highly recommend if you are like me and not the worlds best cook but really want to feel like you […]

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How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg

I couldn’t pass up a┬áchance for a peek into How Google Works. This book would be useful for HR folks as it delves heavily into their very rigirous hiring practice, their general staff code (my word not theirs) and how they encourage Googlers to develop such amazing projects. Some of the ‘code’ you’ve probably heard […]

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