The Case for Shelf Awareness: Why Work Books Clubs are Thriving

Posted by Amanda Areces on Dec 4, 2018 1:08:00 PM

You’ve heard people talking about book clubs.  Maybe you want to know more—Who goes? How do you choose a book?  Aren’t book clubs just an excuse to have wine and snacks with your friends? Depending on the book club, those answers vary.  I have been in a book club for close to 10 years.  There are some other members who have been there since the beginning with me, and as the group has evolved, we have invited a few more. We now have a group of 12 committed women with widely ranging tastes, opinions, dietary needs and families. 

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Topics: Communication, Goals, Leadership

Focused Visioning & Goal Setting

Posted by Andrea Butcher on Sep 28, 2018 2:28:27 PM

You are creating your life as you go based upon how you think about your life. Are you intentional about that or are you reacting to what is?

I am passionate about visioning and goal-setting. In 2007, I created a 10-year plan for my life using the process that I outline in this post. At that time, I was single (three years post-divorce), working for a consulting firm, and trying to figure out how to balance a career while raising my five-year old daughter, 

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Topics: Goals, Strategy, Planning, Leadership, Vision