book review

Apr 12, 2018

A different sort of heroics

There is a special kind of felicity in being able to combine these paths, doing well while also doing good, especially the kind of good that embodies some kind of conviction personal to the lawyer.

May 25, 2014

Bookworm: How to handle an epic fail

It’s a platitude everybody has heard before: Learn from your mistakes. Embrace them, we’re told, and grow from them.

Mar 26, 2014

Bookworm: Finding new age at work

You didn’t accept work because it makes you happy… but it would be nice if it did. And you might actually achieve that if you read “Real Happiness at Work” by Sharon Salzberg.

Nov 13, 2013

Bookworm: Educated women – a class apart?

Your mother worked for as long as you can remember. Whether inside the house or out, for money or motherhood, she worked — hard. She might not have had prestige. Maybe she was a cog in a wheel in a factory or in a corporation. Or she might have pulled 24-hour days without ever leaving home.

Jul 10, 2013

Bookworm: Women networking for themselves

The boss is out again today, probably golfing with his associates. He’s gotten to where he is today because of them: financing from one man in his circle, promotions from others, small favors here and larger favors there.

May 14, 2013

Bookworm: Can ‘Disney U’ get you in happy business?

Some of your clients have been acting goofy these days.

Apr 16, 2013

Bookworm: For business, social media is the message

Business is a little off. It’s been that way for a while, despite a “recovery,” despite that you’ve hired a first-class sales team and rolled out new product in the past year, despite an expensive new ad budget. It’s very discouraging.

Mar 18, 2013

Bookworm: How to create a viral product in six steps

Your office is like a petri dish. Someone lets loose with a minor sniffle and — boom — you’ve all got colds. A little runny nose and everybody’s fighting the latest bug, the community hand-sanitizer bottle becomes the new hang-out spot, and the workplace is a real barrel of fun.

Feb 11, 2013

Bookworm: Shift your attitude one step at a time

Lately, you’ve noticed that everyone runs when you enter the building.

Oct 22, 2012

Bookworm: Nuggets of advice for budding entrepreneurs

How can you ensure that the glow remains and your dreams don’t just go up in smoke? You can open “How to Start a Business & Ignite Your Life” by Ernesto Sirolli and keep the spark alive.

Feb 6, 2011

Bookworm: In business, not every ending is unhappy

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 still fight in you, and things are looking up. So now […]

Dec 26, 2010

Worthwhile book shows what women want

“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 more times than you can remember, and though they both were enough to make your blood turn to ice, […]

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