Book Review: Finishing School: THe Happy Ending to that Ending to that Writing Project you can’t seem to get done

Professional librarians today are expected to be active in our organizations and in many cases, to be active writers, producing peer reviewed articles, book chapters and even books.  But writing does not come easily to many, and even the most … Continue reading

Book Review: New Routes to Library Success by Elisabeth Doucett

I recently had the opportunity to read the new book by Elisabeth Doucett entitled New Routes to LIbrary Success: 100+ Ideas from outside the stacks published by ALA Editions.  Elisabeth is the Director of the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick, Maine, … Continue reading

Book Review: Mindful Work: How Meditation Is Changing Business from the Inside Out by David Gelles

I was recently approached to read a galley of David Gelles’ new book on mindful work.  As this seemed a timely follow-up to the Happiness MOOC that I had completed late last year (and posted about here), I was happy … Continue reading