March 16, 2005
News & Opinion: Interview with Robin Wolaner
In this interview, I talk with Robin Wolaner, author of Naked In The Boardroom: A CEO Bares Her Secrets So That You Can Transform Your Career. We talk about career planning, Penthouse, and Parenting. mp3, 37:01, 16.9 MB
NEWS & OPINION: This Week - 3/7/05
By 800-CEO-READ, published March 7, 2005, at 8:51 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Let me start by saying it is not snowing today. It's chilly and a bit windy today, but no more of the white stuff. We are going to get talking about business books again this week.
NEWS & OPINION: This Week - 3/14/05
By 800-CEO-READ, published March 14, 2005, at 4:12 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Things are somber here in Milwaukee this morning. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people killed and injured in the shooting Saturday in Brookfield. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has an extensive article on what happened.
JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - Naked in the Boardroom: A CEO Bares Her Secrets so That You can Transform Your Career
By Jack, published March 16, 2005, at 3:42 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Naked in the Boardroom: A CEO Bares Her Secrets so That You can Transform Your Career by Robin Wolaner, Fireside Books, 200 Pages, $20. 00 Hardcover, March 2005, ISBN 0743262271 This book has 81 "naked truths", and I originally just wanted to list these truths, because they're so spectacularly, well, true. But I decided against it, because I then wouldnt have had a chance to tell you about the interesting person who wrote the book with this provocative title: Robin Wolaner started as a copywriter at Penthouse, she founded Parenting Magazine, was a vice president at Time Warner and helped develop Martha Stewart Living.
JACK COVERT SELECTS: BBBT rolls into Milwaukee
By 800-CEO-READ, published March 16, 2005, at 3:09 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Today, 800-CEO-READ is hosting the Busines Blog Book Tour. If you are not familiar with the tour, five stops are lined up with from sites across the business blogsphere. The tour spends a day at each blog, giving the blogger and author some time to hang-out.
EXCERPTS: Naked in the Boardroom by Robin Wolaner
By 800-CEO-READ, published March 8, 2005, at 12:32 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Naked in the Boardroom: A CEO Bares Her Secrets So That You Can Transform Your Career by Robin Wolaner Fireside - March 2005 208 Pages - ISBN 0743262271 Out friend Tom introduced us to Robin (you'll find his name in the acknowledgements). We like her and the book. This from the back cover: Legendary media executive Robin Wolaner delivers exactly what today's time-strapped businesswomen need - quick takeaway advice on developing presence, seizing power, and achieving success without relinquishing their personal uniquely feminine qualities.