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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bookworm: Can ‘Disney U’ get you in happy business?
Some of your clients have been acting goofy these days.
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.
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.
Bookworm: Shift your attitude one step at a time
Lately, you’ve noticed that everyone runs when you enter the building.
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.
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 […]
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, […]