It’s Less than 100 Days to Christmas!

| September 23, 2012

It’s less than 100 days to Christmas. If you want to prepare for the holiday season, check out 100 Days to Christmas. Jennifer Tankersley of LIST Plan It wrote the first version of this book last year, and she has updated the book for the 2012 holiday season. The book is a great way to […]

Evil Plans: Finding the Work You Love

| July 14, 2011

I was drawn to this book because of the title. When asked what my future plans or goals, I have often flippantly replied, “Global domination.” Cartoonist and professional blogger Hugh MacLeod advocates the need to have an Evil Plan to find the work you love so you can love what you do. MacLeod knows of what he speaks, and he wrote this hilarious book about how he quit his corporate job and found his passion working for himself.

Book Review: The Benevolent Dictator

| June 3, 2011

I received an advanced copy of Michael Feuer’s book to review. Feuer is the co-founder of Office Max and was the CEO for 16 years. I was intrigued by the book because I coordinate my department’s Faculty Leadership Program, and we are always interested in reading about leadership and leadership styles. I will admit that I was a bit put off by the title. After all, the trouble in the Middle East with real-life dictators, the term “benevolent dictator” conjures up some questionable imagery. However, title aside, the book is an interesting read for entrepreneurs.

Book Review: How Can You Deliver Happiness?

| June 9, 2010

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose by Tony Hsieh When reading Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose, two things come to mind. First, author and Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh will never have to appear on Undercover Boss to find out what’s going on in his company. Secondly, it’s refreshing […]