Monthly Archive:: August 2012

Some Like It Hot: Romance Fiction ♥s Real Estate

A vacation just isn’t a vacation without a good novel. While the news junkie in me gobbles nonfiction by the pound, that genre seems somehow ill-suited to the beach. In preparing to soak up some sun this Labor Day...
August 27, 2012

The New Good Life

We’re bombarded with tales of the new normal. These narratives focus on the scary notion that unemployment and economic growth levels might stagnate right where they are today and stay there forever. But we’re also hearing about the people...
August 21, 2012

“The First Rule of Goal-Setting Club is…”

Tempering the sometimes overly-sweet world of self-help books can be an age-related challenge, and we may just have popular culture to blame for that. Though there are any number of references I could conjure to make my point, I...
August 15, 2012

We Need to Talk

We all know a sales manager or two like Brad Hutchinson, the main character in Brian Souza’s new book. Seems like they always have three things: amazing numbers, endless confidence, and no clue how to manage people. But how...
August 6, 2012