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  • Blogging,  book reviews

    Book of the Month for October 2017

    The book that made my read pile for October is The First-Time Manager by Loren B. Belker, Jim McCormick, Gary S. Topchik. Many times, new managers, supervisors, and lead-persons are thrown into a leadership position with no idea of how they are supposed to manage. According to The First-Time Manager that is known as the sink or swim approach which makes this book an excellent selection for that newbie manager. Title: The First-Time Manager By Loren B. Belker, Jim McCormick, Gary S. Topchik Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: AMACOM; 6 edition (January 3, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0814417833 ISBN-13: 978-0814417836 Rating: 4/5 Wouldn’t you like to know how to manage people…

  • Blogging,  book reviews,  books

    Book of the Month for September 2017

    The latest book to make my read pile is The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People written by Gary Chapman and Paul White. Many times I’ve heard my co-workers complain that they don’t feel appreciated in the workplace which is why this particular book caught my eye and became my next to read selection and it offered a strong insight to why they were probably feeling this way for some time. Title: The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People Author: Gary Chapman and Paul White Pages: 222 Publisher: Northfield Publishing; Reprint edition (September 1, 2012) Publication Date: September…

  • Blogging,  book reviews,  sociology

    Introduced to Sociology – an adventure in my education

    Part I So begins my next topic adventure into that of Sociology. After week one I have decided that the topic does interest me more so than any of the other topics I have studied during my education. I was a bit worried going into this class since I am using a Kindle version of the textbook to keep college costs down. In one sense, the book is easier to read because I can enlarge the text and change the font to my liking, but I am limited to reading the book on either my desktop or my kindle fire tablet. Rating of the Kindle edition is at the moment…

  • books,  writing and poetry

    Friday List #Top10FavoriteArtist

    I’m here once again with my Friday Night Favorite Artist and I am ready to let you all know which book is next on my List of my Favorite Top Ten Artists… “For the past year I have been reading a lot of new authors on my Kindle, so instead of picking my favorite of my favorite, I wanted to pick from the books I have read during this past year. This I had to give some thought to, since I have read a lot of really great books on my kindle. So here is my list of favorites.” Three weeks ago at #10 was Winning Mr. Wrong by Marie…

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    Friday List #Top10FavoriteArtist

    Here it is once again… “For the past year I have been reading a lot of new authors on my Kindle, so instead of picking my favorite of my favorite, I wanted to pick from the books I have read during this past year. This I had to give some thought to, since I have read a lot of really great books on my kindle. So here is my list of favorites.” It is Friday, finally, and I have the next book to tell you about on my List of my Favorite Top Ten Artists. Two weeks ago at #10 was Winning Mr. Wrong by Marie Higgins Last week in…

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