By Gail Picco (January 28, 2020) Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath, Avid Reader Press, March 3, 2020, 320 pp., $36.97 In my line of work, as a fundraiser and charity strategist, I spend a fair amount of time planning how to respond when things go wrong or when objections are raised. Because as campaign-tested professionals know, … [Read more...] about Upstream: How far up the river do you really want to go?
Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business by Pamela Newkirk Diversity Beyond Lip Service: A Coaching Guide for Challenging Bias by LaWana Harris, By Roger Ali (January 23, 2020) Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business, Pamela Newkirk, Bold Type Books, October 22, 2019, 272 pp., $30.28 Diversity, Inc. by … [Read more...] about Diversity Inc: The diversity industry is thriving, even if diversity itself is not
by Gail Picco (January 21, 2020) No one is too small to make a difference by Greta Thunberg, Penguin UK, July 30, 2019, 80 pp., $7.45 When you see climate scientist, Greta Thunberg, on TV, it is striking how diminutive she is, a child really, one seemingly sent by Mother Nature herself to tell the world our time is practically up. A child with a roar of an ocean. Or … [Read more...] about No one is too small to make a difference: Please heed the call
By Gail Picco (January 14, 2020) The Reality Game: How the Next Wave of Technology Will Break the Truth, Samuel Woolley, Public Affairs, January 7, 2020, 272 pp., $35.00 A friend told me the other day that if I wanted to see something good happen in 2020, I should plant a flower. Saying Happy New Year this year feels a little less in keeping with the … [Read more...] about The Reality Game: Truth on the block for 2020
Dearest Readers, We're taking a short break (December 23, 2019 to January 14, 2020) to catch up on our reading. See you in the New Year with reviews of brand new books! All my very best, Gail Gail Picco, Editor … [Read more...] about Back on January 14th!