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Book Review: “Dig This Gig”

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by Laura Dodd, ©2011 Citadel Press, $14.95/272 pages You suppose you should be happy. At a time when unemployment flirts with double digits, you have a job — though it’s not the job you wanted, dreamed about having or even expected. It’s just a job. It pays the bills, and that’s about it. You often… Continue Reading Book Review: “Dig This Gig”

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The other day, you were cleaning out your wallet, looking for something you needed and you got quite a surprise. Oh, sure, you found what you were looking for. As well as three outdated coupons, a photo of your niece in seventh grade (she’s 25 now) and a grocery list from who-knows-when. And you found… Continue Reading Wondering what to read next? Try one of these

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Book Review: “Moonwalking with Einstein”

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by Joshua Foer, c.2011, The Penguin Press$26.95 / $33.50 Canada320 pages Maybe your mother was right. When she said you’d forget your head if it wasn’t attached, she might’ve been onto something. You completely missed an important meeting yesterday. You’ve left vital documents at home on the counter (lotta good they’ll do there), you filed… Continue Reading Book Review: “Moonwalking with Einstein”

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Book Review: “Army of Entrepreneurs”

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by Jennifer Prosek, c.2011, Amacom$23.00 / $26.00 Canada 209 pages These days, it’s a battle to stay in business. From your command post at HQ, you see the daily skirmish as your employees go hand-to-hand with the competition. Sometimes they capture new clients and other times, they’re just not strong enough to withstand other forces.… Continue Reading Book Review: “Army of Entrepreneurs”

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“Unthinking: The Surprising Forces Behind What We Buy” by Harry Beckworth, c.2011, Business Plus/Grand Central Publishing, $24.99, 326 pages You can’t survive without them, but there are times when your clients just make you shake your head. One wants “new.” You show them “new” and they pick the same old thing. Another aspires to a… Continue Reading Book Review: “Unthinking: The Surprising Forces Behind What We Buy”

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Book Review: “Necessary Endings”

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“Necessary Endings” by Dr. Henry Cloud c.2010, HarperBusiness $25.99 256 pages In the last three years, you’ve lost plenty. You’ve lost business, first of all, and maybe your job. You lost clients, investments, money, and opportunity. You might’ve lost your house and your confidence, too. It’s enough to make you lose your mind. But there’s… Continue Reading Book Review: “Necessary Endings”

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“What Women Want: The Global Market Turns Female Friendly” by Paco Underhill c.2010, Simon & Schuster $25, 214 pages, includes index “Go ask your father.” Yeah, there’s a good chance you heard that a time or two during your childhood. Or this: “Just wait til your father gets home.” And though your mother uttered those two sentences… Continue Reading Book Review: “What Women Want: The Global Market Turns Female Friendly”

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“Surviving the Coming Tax Disaster” by Roni Deutch, BenBella Books, $16.95, 241 pages, includes resources There are, as they say, two things you can’t escape: death and taxes. You try to avoid both as much as possible. The former is so distressing, so intimidating. It’s the Great Unknown, a hidden surprise that could be painfully unpleasant,… Continue Reading Book Review: “Surviving the Coming Tax Disaster”

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“SuperFreakonomics (Illustrated Edition)” by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, Wm. Morrow, $40, 304 pages Your budget is connected to your income. The income’s connected to a sales goal. The sales goal’s connected to the economy. The economy’s connected to consumer spending. And consumer spending’s connected to the ankle bone. Flow-charts, studies, old songs,… Continue Reading Book Review: “Superfreakonomics (Illustrated edition)”

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