Book Talk Index: Book Reviews listed by Title

This list will be updated each time I post a new book review, and is permanently linked in the tabs above the blog header. (If the title isn’t linked to the review, it will be soon; the review just hasn’t posted yet.) My reviews are also posted on LibraryThing. If you’ve reviewed any of these books and would like me to add a link to your post at the bottom of mine, please e-mail me […]

Think twice!

10 valuable decision-making tips and an acronym that ties them together, all in one! These are from Fortune magazine, via Water Cooler Wisdom: Take the Global View. Always keep an eye on where you’re headed. Don’t lose the big picture. Hope for the Best – But Plan for the Worst. Having a plan for the worst case scenario can help keep you from panicking. (I call this “the realist’s creed.”) Investigate, then Invest. Get the […]

Ten on Tuesday 1-1: Ten Predictions for the New Year

I’ve mentioned previously that I’m not much for New Year’s resolutions, and I’m even less inclined to make predictions for the year to come, so I’ve been mulling over how to respond to this week’s Ten On Tuesday prompt. Predictions for the world at large? Predictions about politics, or about celebrity scandals? Predictions about trends for 2008? Or should I go the wimpy, cautious route and keep my predictions much closer to home? Predictions about […]