We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby! Now Own It!

Own It: The Power of Women at Work, by Sallie Krawcheck Sallie Krawcheck's résumé is impressive: CEO and co-founder of Ellevest, a new digital investment platform for women, owner and Chair of Ellevate Network -the global professional woman’s network- and also Chair of Pax Ellevate Global Woman’s Index Fund -which invests in the top-rated companies in the world for…

College Education: Is It Still Worth It?

  We are talking about education at the Serial Readers Book Club on Goodreads. While reading Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa I questioned myself if society and parents around the world aren't making a huge mistake by encouraging every student to get a college education. Young people -fresh out…

Wanna Be A Writer?

Paper Hearts, by Beth Revis With the economy going down and a lot of downsizing here and there, you found yourself playing with the crazy idea of becoming a writer. The publishing industry might have changed but, thanks God it still runs pretty good. You've done some research and, to your great surprise,…

Here and Now

The Here-and-Now Habit. How Mindfulness Can Help You Break Unhealthy Habits Once and for All ,by Hugh G. Byrne. Is it me or the Self-Help Section in my bookstore is growing bigger and bigger? The latest trend happens to be called "The Mindfulness Technique", what it really is I'm not sure yet, but…

How to Communicate Effectively

Transform Your Communication Skills. Speak, Write, Present with Confidence, by Steve Bridger A fantastic book you might want to keep at hand. Three essential yet very detailed sections: Communication Essential, Speaking and Presenting Skills and Writing Skills, that help you to develop compelling presentations, speaking with confidence and no stress, or to write…