This is meant not as a harsh criticism but rather a gentle reminder to Sheryl Sandberg. I enjoyed Lean In and I agree with, and relate to, a great deal of what Sandberg says. Sheryl – there are women in the workplace, and at home, who do not have children for one reason or another … Continue reading On Lean In – Did Sandberg Forget that Some Women (and Men) are Childless?
Category: Books – Read This!
My reading list for the summer of 2013, there are over 30 books on this list. It is unlikely I will read them all. It is likely I will read books that are not on this list. Some of these books I have already read, or read portions of, but would like to reread all … Continue reading My 2013 Summer Reading Books List
I came across this post from Carl Grant on Sunday and felt like it was serendipity - the semester is almost over and on Saturday I had posted that it was time start working on my summer reading list. Carl talks about his encounter with a stranger in an airport and using her remark that librarianship is … Continue reading Recommended Reading for New and Not-So-New Librarians
I don't think this was really meant as a meme but I'm stealing it and using it as such. I came across this list on the Happiness Project blog, and I think its highly appropriate that I create my own list since The Happiness Project would definitely be on it! This was actually a hard list … Continue reading 7 Books that Changed the Way I See the World
Fiction I'm leading with fiction this month because I'm so excited about it on many levels. This weekend I watched the first episode of Game on Thrones on HBO, loved it and immediately went out and downloaded an audio version of the book its based on A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire: … Continue reading April Reads: Enchantment, Switch and A Game of Thrones. What Are You Reading?
Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best... and Learn from the Worst this should come as no surprise to anyone, I've mentioned Robert Sutton's first book The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't several times on this blog, including in There is No Excuse for Bullies at Work (or … Continue reading March Reads
Thanks to the holidays and Mid Winter I am still working on titles I've mentioned before Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky and Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping--Updated and Revised for the Internet, the Global Consumer, and Beyond for Non-Fiction. Fiction In Fiction I finished off the Gemma Doyle trilogy … Continue reading January 2011 – Here’s What I’m Reading, Plus a Few Old Favorites. What Are You Reading?