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My last minute review for work: The Soul’s Code — In Search of Character & Calling by James Hillman

Let me say, first off, that I have been reading this book for some time. I haven’t felt as intimidated by a book in years. It’s a psychology book, a philosophy book, a treatise on identity, and a history of some of the world’s most famous people — artists, politicians, musicians, and scientists. It assumes […]

How Full is Your Bucket? by Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton

This year for my job, I set a goal of reading one book each quarter related to leadership, development, assertiveness, or management. You can read books from earlier in the year here and here. I found How Full is Your Bucket? on the shelf of my stepson Andrew — a gift from his grandmother. I […]

Blue Bicycle Books in Charleston, South Carolina

In early June, I traveled to Charleston for a work conference. If you’re wildly curious about what I do, you can watch a video created about one of my projects as part of the conference. In addition to eating delicious food (Kaminsky’s coconut cream pie stands out in my memory!), I went to the locally […]

Assertiveness, part of the #BizGirlMind series of e-books

My annual professional goals at work include reading one book per quarter on certain topics & blogging about them. For Q1, I read and reviewed Primal Leadership. For Q2, I started a book about negotiation but found myself unable to recall what I’d read (so much for reading on a plane!), so I switched topics […]