Searching for 'Beard Or Book'
It's Day 16. The book and beard are both longer. The book currently weighs in at 87,126 words spread out over 429 manuscript pages.
Facial hair is a popular accessory at 800ceoread. We have folks who sport both beards and mustaches in the office. It was recently suggested that I should join the crowd; do what all the cool kids are doing.
Our staff members share the books they will be reading over the holiday weekend.
We've been in Chicago for the past two days for our second annual Author Pow-wow. I'll write more on that soon. There's much to share.
Alan Lightman takes us on an exploration of time and our inner lives that we can use to reclaim our mental health and creativity.
One of the reasons I kill myself walking the floor at the book convention each year is to find the book that I would never have found by usual ways. The University of California Press pitched me on two titles that they have published by Marion Nestle on food. Yeah, I know what does food have to do with a business book blog?
We seem to have skipped the news that the manuscript is done. The likely cause of that lack of reporting is everyone left town (physically or mentally). Jack hopped on a plane catch some Florida sun.
One week from tonight will be the sixth PechaKucha Night in Milwaukee, and it's going to be pretty special. Tuesday, February 23 8PM Sugar Maple 441 E. Lincoln Ave in Bay View PechaKucha Night was started in Tokyo as a non-profit.
You may know David Wessel as the white bearded journalist from Washington Week. What you may not know even if you watch that show is how great a writer he is. He is the Wall Street Journal economics editor, has multiple Pulitzer Prizes, and when we were still reeling from financial catastrophe in 2009 he wrote a brilliant book, In Fed We Trust, about the folks putting out the fire that made me feel as the world might not end after all.
12 books being published in July (with one gem we missed pulled in from late June) that we'll be focusing our attention on over the course of the month.
We continue giving away all of the books on our awards longlist this week with the Narrative & Biography category.
Article: Primed to Perform: How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation
Neel Doshi and Lindsay Mcgregor explain how "How Whole Foods Can Weather The Current Storm" by doing more of the same.
Time magazine has picked its person of the year, beginning their description of him thus: A bald man with a gray beard and tired eyes is sitting in his oversize Washington office, talking about the economy. Hooked yet? Try this: He's shy .
Howard Markel has written a brilliant, expansive book of medical and industrial history, entrepreneurship and management, and a bitter sibling rivalry.
The Lee Brothers, Matt and Ted, took a break from writing cookbooks to work undercover at a catering firm and learn the fascinating business that they liken to a "traveling circus of perishables."