learning + education Category

I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This: Success Secrets Every Gutsy Girl Should Know by Kate White

Thank you Kate White. Thank you for writing a book that I wished I picked up years and years ago when I first graduated and set about trying to make a go of this ‘career thing’. I believe your book is essential reading for anyone wanting a career – rather than just a job. What […]

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Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon

A great wee book, would be perfect for anyone interested in creativity or working for yourself.  I’d recommend getting it in paperback as it’s much cooler. And the same goes for Austin’s other book ‘Steal Like An Artist’ which I must confess is still my favourite other this one! I digress. For me, this book […]

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Steal like an artist: 10 things nobody told you about being creative By Austin Kleon

This is the best book on creativity I’ve read all year. The end. What you need more convincing? Okay, here’s the book summed up on one quote: Every artist gets asked the question, “Where do you get your ideas?” The honest artist answers, “I steal them.” This is the kind of book that you finish […]

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Managing Up: 59 Ways to Build a Career-Advancing Relationship with Your Boss by Michael S. Dobson

PAYRISE! PROMOTION! Ah, that got your attention? 🙂  Who doesn’t want at least one of the above at one or many stages in their career? Well this book (and yes I’m a sucker for a career-advicey book) is all about your relationship with your boss, who ultimately represents this (unless you have some weird and […]

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The Education of Millionaires: Everything You Won’t Learn in College About How to Be Successful by Michael Ellsberg

Not specifically about marketing but interesting all the same!  I picked up this book as I’m going through a ‘should I get another degree or just read more’ phase. (If you’re curious the current decision is just read more). Education of Millionaires is filled with a range of tips, tricks and advice from interviews with […]

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