Weekend Reads: Going Social, Stiletto Network & Your Survival Instinct is Killing You
It’s time to unplug and delve into a book with stories aimed to inspire, educate, or elevate your entrepreneurial mind. Here are some of our finds.
When it comes to business, you’ve seen fads come and you’ve seen them go, but you know that social media is here to stay. Author Jeremy Goldman offers plenty of advice to help take away some of the frustration in using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and the like. He’s included plenty of first-hand accounts from other businesses, large and small, and starts with the basics. Goldman tackles pitfalls and cautions, since being quick on your feet seems to be necessary in nearly everything online. Buy Going Social here.
While men may still benefit from the Old Boys network, author Pamela Ryckman is showing women are organizing in ways the “Good Ol’ Boys Club” never dreamed about. Powerful women in business have, for years, been quietly gathering their peers together for support, and, in “Stiletto Network,” Ryckman, says, they’re not just offering one another career and business help: they’re sharing personal stories, information, childcare tips, and friendship. Buy Stiletto Network here.
You have a headache. You need a vacation. Or, maybe you just need to read “Your Survival Instinct is Killing You” by Marc Shoen, PhD. Habit says Shoen, stems from ancient survival instincts (hurry up and kill the wooly mammoth!) and can be exacerbated by today’s rush-rush-rush world. Shoen offers suggestions to teach your brain to learn new habits. Buy Your Survival Instinct is Killing You here.