Book Reviews by David Anderson and Eric LaRue
Tommy Spaulding has built a successful career by being a leader and teaching others to be leaders. In his book, It’s Not Just Who You Know, Spaulding acknowledges that his success is greatly due to living the credo of Dale Carnegie’s [...]
Review by: John Lester with Sara McDermott
In the past 100 years, the world has been changing at a rapid rate. Now, more than at any other time in history, both information and human connection can be delivered at an alarming speed; truly, the world is entering a new dimension of discovery and [...]
A book review by Steve Amoia
Carmine Gallo is a respected business journalist by training. He created a company, Gallo Communications, that provides presentation, media training and communication skills advice for some of the world’s most recognized brands. His first book about the iconic CEO of Apple Computer, entitled [...]
A book review by Adrienne Rodney
In 2005 I borrowed $60,000 to take 12 classes in an 18 month master’s degree program in Journalism at Boston University.
Now my boss is paying for me to take writing classes taught by professional writers at Gotham Writer’s Workshop for $395 a class [...]
Adrienne Rodney Interviews Shawn Achor, Author of The Happiness Advantage
Here are a few fallacies many of us believe: If only I had a job, then I’d be happy. Once I have all the material things I’ve been after, I won’t have time to be depressed. The grass is always greener.
Book review by Frank McGrath
At one time or another, everyone has gone to a networking function, returned with a stack of business cards, and said “well, now what?” That literal and figurative inert pile of cards is evidence of an evening of pleasant conversations – and not action. Talking to [...]
Book Review: by Steve Amoia
Seth Godin is a best-selling author and well-known public speaker. His latest book, “Linchpin,” reinforces many of the concepts that we promote at NSoW: Being different, creativity, innovation, generosity, personal networking and passion for your work. Mr. Godin teaches us that indispensable people, who [...]
And They’re Coming to Teach You Things You Need to Know
By: Victoria Goldenberg
Could No Shortage of Work (NSoW) have existed 20 years ago? The costs in time, money and labor to gather and direct members and run a publication might not have justified the [...]
by Brooke Allen
I was eight when we got our first television. Although it cost a month’s take-home pay, my parents consumed it sparingly, as if it were candy.
In the eighth grade I became interested in Amateur Radio, and lost interest in TVs configured as [...]
A book review by: Steve Amoia
Pat Williams, who was assisted by Mike Sielski, has written a book about a famous American baseball player. (Baseball has the same popularity in the USA as cricket enjoys in Australia, India, Pakistan, South Africa and the West Indies.) More importantly, this is the story about [...]
A conversation with Henry Mintzberg, Professor of Management Studies at McGill University.
A Book Review by Steve Amoia
This physically small book delivers a very large message from one of our most admired and analyzed business leaders: Warren Buffett. He earned his billions by investing in conservative companies with strong balance sheets, along with passionate managers and subordinates who focused on the long-term. His [...]
A book review by Paul Share
In The Whuffie Factor, author Tara Hunt tells the fascinating story of how, in recent years, entrepreneurs and companies of all sizes have used social networking to succeed in business. Hunt notes that traditional advertising is experiencing diminishing returns, as people learn [...]
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