I admit it, blogging has taken a backseat to paid work since I returned from maternity leave but I still meet regularly with my Project Social
buddy Dave to talk about posts we would
write if we (I) had more time.
Having said that, this week we not only decided to write something but to do something completely new and cutting edge: A book review! Don't miss Dave's review over at HR Official
or Lyn's at the HR Bacon Hut
And if anyone else would like to join the book review party train drop us a line and we'll link to you. We're very social.
My book is Rise
by Patty Azzarello, which is the best book of its kind I have read so far. What kind of book is it, you ask? It's book about setting and meeting professional goals and what you need to know to get ahead.
I don't actually read many books like this. I mean, I would
but then I'd have less time to read science fiction. Plus it feels so just out of grad school. But Patty's newsletter, which I subscribe to, is so well-written and useful that I decided to read her book as well.
Why is the book so good? It has a lot to do with Patty herself, such as her conversational tone, crisp prose and vast corporate ...