July 12, 2013

Non-Fiction Discoveries

Do the words "work" and "life" really go together? Let's find out ...

So is all that babble about the so-called work-life-balance really just a myth? If you find time in your life (after work, that is) this might be the book to solve this mystery for you.

The Balance Myth: Rethinking Work-Life Success (Teresa A. Taylor)
Publ. April 1st 2013 - HC
Greenleaf Book Group Press

A workplace filled with people who've got a smile on their face. If your day at the office is a tad more frustrating, you might want to get a few clues here, or better still, give your boss a copy of this book.

The Happy Manifesto: Make Your Organization a Great Workplace (Henry Stewart)
Publ. February 28th 2013 - PBK
Kogan Page

Bad enough when folks have no idea how to even spell "etiquette", even worse when cluelessness ensues in the work-place. How 'bout getting familiar with the do's and don't in business life then?

The Essentials of Business Etiquette: How to Greet, Eat, and Tweet Your Way to Success (Barbara Pachter)
Publ. August 2nd 2013 - PBK
McGraw-Hill Professional


  1. Given what is going on at my office lately, the second book is appealing, in the 'give it to my boss' sense. But given that he's in his 70's, can you really teach an old dog new tricks?

    1. The interesting question is - would he accept that gift in good humor? ;-)