“Mean People Suck” by Michael Brenner

Michael Brenner speaks the truth when he says that “Mean People Suck.” As a successful public speaker and a speaker from multiple personal experiences with 50+ jobs on his resume, Brenner has some advice to give businesses and its employees. “Mean People Suck” is written from a business perspective; Brenner includes research statistics and relevant stories from well-known companies that have either been successful or have gone under due to their business choices. … More “Mean People Suck” by Michael Brenner

The Compass: How to Navigate Your Life and Career in Times of Change by Aviad Goz and B. Kim Barnes

“The Compass: How to Navigate Your Life and Career in Times of Change,” by Aviad Goz and B. Kim Barnes, is a self-help book fit for today’s uncertain state of careers and employment futures, as well as strains on psychological self-care and lifestyle management. … More The Compass: How to Navigate Your Life and Career in Times of Change by Aviad Goz and B. Kim Barnes

An Architect’s Guide to Construction by Brian Palmquist

“An Architect’s Guide to Construction – Second Edition: Enduring Ways in the Age of Immediacy” is a practical guide for architects, written by author and architect, Brian Palmquist, who has over forty years of experience, and has spent much of that time in the field developing technology in order to provide more efficient construction administration. … More An Architect’s Guide to Construction by Brian Palmquist

RetireSMART by Mark Anthony Grimaldi

Mark Anthony Grimaldi’s informative book offers a guide to prepare for a comfortable retirement by using IRS rules in your favor. He explains how to pay the least amount of taxes while saving the maximum amount of money. He even discusses how to leave your money to your heirs, paying the least amount of taxes and allowing the most benefit from the inheritance. “RetireSMART!: How to Plan for a Tax-Free Retirement” is well thought out and clearly stated. … More RetireSMART by Mark Anthony Grimaldi

“Go Tech or Go Extinct” by Paul Cuatrecasas

Reading “Go Tech or Go Extinct” is a wakeup call for any traditional business, especially in this time of the explosive growth of high tech in every part of our world. Paul Cuatrecasas is experienced in helping traditional (non-tech) businesses acquire or invest in tech businesses in order to update their systems and/or to keep their bottom line healthy. … More “Go Tech or Go Extinct” by Paul Cuatrecasas

“PMO Governance” by Eugen Spivak

“PMO Governance” by Eugen Spivak is a practical guide for creating, improving and running an effective Project Management Office (PMO). It’s an across-the-board strategic guide with specific methods and recommendations to help you succeed. From those who’ve never heard of PMO to those looking to optimize their current strategies, this book provides techniques you can actually use! … More “PMO Governance” by Eugen Spivak

“The Duck and the Butterfly” by Natalie Michael

THE DUCK AND THE BUTTERFLYNatalie MichaelTrifold Publishing (2018)ISBN 9780995995833Reviewed by Marjorine Castillo for Reader Views (10/19) Natalie Michael’s “The Duck and the Butterfly” is an interesting book composed of a collection of powerful questions that were designed to stimulate thinking about what it means to have meaningful life. The book is organized into three sections … More “The Duck and the Butterfly” by Natalie Michael

“Get to Aha!” by Andy Cunningham

GET TO AHA!Andy CunninghamMcGraw Hill (2018)ISBN 9781260031201Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (10/19) Mother, Mechanic, and Missionary. What do these three words have in common? They are all terms that can describe a company’s type of “DNA.”  Each business needs to decide which type they are. Are they customer oriented, product oriented or concept … More “Get to Aha!” by Andy Cunningham