Recommended Book: Unleash the Power of Storytelling

Business Writing

I expect a book on communication—which is what storytelling is—to teach me something new or remind me of truths I had better not forget. Rob Biesenbach’s Unleash the Power of Storytelling: Win Hearts, Change Minds, Get Results surpassed my expectations, Best Picks Books

2018 190

Book Review: The Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

The book provides a wealth of excellent "how to" advice on succeeding at independent work. Mulcahy packages up the information from her MBA course in this book, and at only $16 ($11 if you buy the Kindle version), it's a a whole lot cheaper than taking her class at Babson. 

2017 206

Book Review: The Million-Dollar One-Person Business

Small Business Labs

We really like the tagline for the book The Million-Dollar One-Person Business.   But this book is not just about being self-employed. The book is written by the well-known and highly respected small business expert Elaine Pofeldt. 

2018 182

Book Review: Thriving in the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

"How to capitalize and compete in the new world of work" is the tagline for the book Thriving in the Gig Economy.   The book starts with an excellent overview of the gig economy.   But anyone interested in the gig economy will learn much from this book.

2017 161

Book Review: Everybody Needs This Book

Business Writing

It’s the best book on creative business communication I have read since Chip and Dan Heath''s Made to. Best Picks Books Do you write on the job? If yes, you need Ann Handley''s Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content.

2014 130

Book Review: Work Women Want

The Small Business Blog

Recently I read a business book that I really enjoyed. The author, small business owner Jennifer Forest, worked from home following the birth of her children and set out to make that the topic of her latest book. Book Review book review Business Books women work women want

2013 146

How to Organize Books

Clutter Coach

by I like an organic approach to organizing books. By that I mean that I suggest paying attention to how you use your books and what works well with your current set up before rearranging them. You may find that books you use a lot are already on the most convenient shelf. It doesn't matter if those books are on different subjects and are different sizes, keeping them as handy as possible is a good idea. your books on the shelves horizontally.

2016 100

Book Review: Baby Bust

Small Business Labs

  The book is based on several studies of students from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. There's also good news in the book, especially in the area of gender equality.   Book Reviews Demographics

2014 130

Book Promotion and Marketing Testimonial Video

Andrea Kalli

Book Promotion and Marketing Testimonial Video. The post Book Promotion and Marketing Testimonial Video appeared first on Video Design, Editing, and Marketing Virtual Assistant. Designed and edited by Andrea Kalli – Video Design. Video Editing Services. Video Marketing.

Book Review: The Manufacturer's Book of Lists

Small Business Labs

Because there are so many new and small manufacturing firms, I was very excited to read the  The Manufacturer's Book of Lists  by small business expert Gene Marks.   I found Chapter 3 on human resource issues to be one of the most important in the book.

2013 153

Book Review: ABC Organization

Simple Productivity Blog

When I am asked to review books, they are generally involved and complicated. Her latest book, ABC Organization , is aimed at the preschool age child and goes over the basics of organization. This book was a light and fun read. Book Information. Book: ABC Organization.

2011 157

How the Best Hotels Win Repeat Bookings

The Small Business Blog

Follow these golden rules to build a reputation as a caring bed and breakfast, boutique hotel or national chain, to win repeat bookings. Create a sense of urgency to encourage bookings, by setting a deadline to claim the offer.

2017 132

Book Review: Sharing is Good

Small Business Labs

  The book also makes a strong case why we should share more - think sustainability and money savings - and provides the information needed to get started in the sharing economy.   My favorite part of the book is chapter 6, What to Share.

2014 130

Book Review: Confessions of a Comma Queen

Business Writing

Best Picks Books Gems of Language Punctuation Pointers Teaching Business WritingThere is a lot to like in Mary Norris’s Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen.

2015 130

Book Review: The Future of Work

Small Business Labs

I'm more than a bit behind on my book reviews, which is why it's taken me so long to get to Jacob Morgan's excellent book, The Future of Work.   The strength of this book is how well it synthesizes the wide range of trends driving the future of work.

2015 130

Book Review: The Sharing Economy by Arun Sundararajan

Small Business Labs

We follow Sundararajan's work closely and consider him one the top experts in this field, so were excited to get a copy of his new book. The book nicely covers the topics of trust and regulation as they relate to the sharing economy. Book Reviews gig economy on-demand economy

2016 135

Book Review: Fresh Thoughts on Clichés

Business Writing

Before you discount all clichés as weak, lazy writing, consider a few ideas from Orin Hargraves'' new book, It''s Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Clichés (Oxford University Press, 229 pages, $24.95 Best Picks Books Gems of Language Teaching Business Writing

2014 130

Simplifying My Books

Simple Productivity Blog

There are many, many areas where things are going away, but the place I always start is my books because I can go through them rapidly. Getting rid of books has always been painful, particularly if I haven’t read the book yet. What The Books Represent.

2012 149

Book Review: The Mindful Manifesto

Simple Productivity Blog

And this book gives a road map of how to do it. The book is about meditation. Starting with breathing, the book teaches us how to pay attention to our breath. The last part of the book is a short manifesto. This book has actually had an impact. Book Information.

2012 141

5 Business Books Recommended By Top Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

In case you’re looking for a great place to start, here are the 5 most recommended business books by today’s entrepreneurs as well as the best tips you can learn from each of them. Rework is not your traditional business book.

2016 202

How to solve those hotel booking ‘facepalm’ moments

Practically Perfect PA

Office Managers and PA’s across the world are using Roomex to save time and money on their work-related hotel bookings. This innovative tool comes at no cost and with no contract but saves on average 21% on hotel bookings.

2017 158

3 Management Books Every Upcoming Entrepreneur Must Read

Dumb Little Man

Some books can linger in your memory for a long time. There are books that can shake you from within while others can make you a better human being. The books in this list did all those things to me. 1)The Decision Book: 50 Models for Strategic Thinking.

2016 260

5 Tips to Learn Languages by Reading Foreign Books

Dumb Little Man

Through reading, foreign language book learners not only learn a new language, but also get to explore a new culture. In case you want to learn a new language by reading foreign books, there are a few simple rules to follow. Also, you can use bilingual books. Adapted books.

2017 223

Book Review: Being of Power

Simple Productivity Blog

Often times a book takes a while to read. Such a book was Being of Power for me. I started reading this book back in June, and I have worked my way through the ideas slowly, turning them over and trying them on. The book was written by a noted teach of yoga, Baron Baptiste.

2013 149

Book Review: A Good Laugh at Other People’s Mistakes

Business Writing

As I read the book last night, I caught myself repeatedly snickering at the errors proofreaders had missed and feeling. Best Picks Books Proofreading Just My Typo: From “Sinning With the Choir” to “The Untied States,” by Drummond Moir, provides lots of hearty laughs.

2014 153

Pic of the Day: Read a Book

The Small Business Blog

Reading a book is likely to be a lot more valuable use of your time than spending the equivalent amount of hours on social media or watching television. Picture of the Day Business Books Facebook picture of the day

2013 136

Book Review: With Charity for All

Small Business Labs

Charity for All: Why Charities are Failing and a Better Way to Give is a fascinating book. According to the book, there are about 1.4 million The book chronicles a number of high profile examples of failed charities. You may ask why I'm reviewing this book.

2014 130

Truck Based Commerce Continues to Expand - Financial Planning & Books

Small Business Labs

These are single stores or small chains that are filling the gap left by the decline of the big book chains. The van was already outfitted with angled shelves, which keep the books from flying off, but still needed $20,000 worth of work.

2016 205

Book Review: The End of the Suburbs

Small Business Labs

The End of Suburbs was released released last summer (OK, I admit I'm a bit behind on my book reviews), but I was reminded of it today while running errands in my suburban town.    Instead, a growing number of Americans (the book is about the U.S.)

2013 130

How to solve those hotel booking ‘facepalm’ moments

Practically Perfect PA

Office Managers and PA’s across the world are using Roomex to save time and money on their work-related hotel bookings. This innovative tool comes at no cost and with no contract but saves on average 21% on hotel bookings.

2017 141

Booking space for your Executive meetings

Practically Perfect PA

Here are some top tips for booking space for your Executive meetings. ITA* offers a bespoke and free of charge booking service for over 40 of the most exclusive events settings the capital has to offer.

2016 136

Book Review: Better Business Writing

Business Writing

A book I can recommend to executives and to the human resource managers whose responsibility it is to develop executives: HBR Guide to Better Business Writing, by Bryan A. Best Picks Books Teaching Business WritingAt last! Garner. Garner is one of my favorite experts on.

2013 100

Book Review: The Fifth Age of Work

Small Business Labs

  He's a cultural anthropologist, partner in a coworking facility, business professor at Texas State and the co-author of one of the first books on coworking - I'm Outta Here.    I do have one required disclosure since I just suggested you read this book.

2013 180

7 Reasons To Start Reading Books? Here’s why!

Dumb Little Man

Ask a voracious reader why he or she makes time out of their busy schedule for reading a book. Have you ever wondered why they even read books? What’s the importance of reading books for these bibliophiles? You can bank on the information given in books.

2016 205

Three Books That Explain The Economy (and Jobs)

Small Business Labs

We were asked the other day what books we thought best explain how the economy and jobs have changed over the past couple of decades. It's interesting that these books are all pretty old.    We read a lot books here at Small Business Labs and review books we think will be of interest to readers. So it's not that we're not exposed to new books. Maybe we can't really see how good a book is until some time has passed.

2016 104

Five Inspirational Must Read Books for 2015

Dumb Little Man

Here’s the good news: anybody who wants to become healthier, better organized, happier in their relationships, more effective at work, or more financially secure can look for inspiration and guidance in inspirational books.

2015 190

Book Review: The Encore Career Handbook

Small Business Labs

  The goal of the book is to provide these folks a guide on how to find an encore career that combines personal meaning with a social purpose - and also provides a paycheck.   The book achieves this goal.   Baby Boomers Small Business Book Reviews

2013 130

Best Business Books: The First-Time Entrepreneur’s Reading List

Dumb Little Man

They have an extensive list, ranging from science fiction and fantasy to historical and business books. Carve some time this weekend and snuggle with a good book, beginning with the following best business books. First published in 2011, the book and its central topic remain relevant today. If you are busy and you have to choose just one book to digest this year, this should be it. I am betting you will enjoy this book as much as I did.

2017 167

Book Review: The New Geography of Jobs

Small Business Labs

 It was not widely reviewed, which is too bad because I think it's a very important book.  This book shows why so many companies (and people) are choosing to locate in high cost locations like San Francisco.   We'll have more on this book in the future.

2012 130

Book Review: Advice on Clear Writing and on Life

Business Writing

I picked up a new book, The Curmudgeon''s Guide to Getting Ahead: Dos and Don''ts of Right Behavior, Tough Thinking, Clear Writing, and Living a Good Life, because of the promise of “clear writing.” Best Picks Books

2014 130