August 28, 2014

Hooks Book Events Authors Featured in Andrew Sorkin’s Summer Reading List

Hard to believe the summer is almost over! We have a busy schedule of events this fall, and it is especially gratifying that our clients will have the opportunity to host some of the authors whose books were on Andrew Ross Sorkin’s summer reading list: Absorbing Events Past in a Summer’s Reading List We have already had three events with Brigid Schulte (Overwhelmed:  Work, Love and Play When No One has the Time), and one more coming up in September. We are […]
August 25, 2014

Featured Author: Linda Hill with Collective Genius

Linda A. Hill is the Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. She is the faculty chair of the Leadership Initiative and has chaired numerous HBS Executive Education programs, including the Young Presidents’ Organization Presidents’ Seminar and the High Potentials Leadership Program. Hill’s consulting and executive education activities have been in the areas of leadership development, talent management, leading change and innovation, implementing global strategies, and managing cross-organizational relationships. She has worked with organizations worldwide, including […]
August 19, 2014

Featured Author: Thomas Menino with Mayor for a New America

The Honorable Thomas M. Menino was the longest-serving mayor in Boston’s history. During his five-term administration, he forged partnerships to revitalize neighborhoods, reinvigorated the Boston Public Schools, and strengthened the economy through workforce investments and significant urban development initiatives. He was heralded as the “urban mechanic”, renowned for his commitment to the exceptional delivery of basic city services and technological innovation. A national leader on urban issues, he brought Boston to the forefront in sustainability and environmental awareness. In January […]
August 18, 2014

Featured Author – Paul Roehrig with Code Halos: How the Digital Lives of People, Things, and Organizations Are Changing the Rules of Business

Based in Washington, DC, Paul Roehrig is Global Managing Director of Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. He is a co-author of Code Halos with Malcom Frank and Ben Pring. Prior to joining Cognizant, Paul was a Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, where he researched and advised senior leadership on a broad range of topics, including sourcing strategy, trends, and best practices. In 2008 Paul was named one of the top services analysts globally by the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations. He is also a […]
August 12, 2014

Featured Author – Steven Johnson with How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson is the author of the bestsellers Where Good Ideas Come From, The Invention of Air, The Ghost Map, Everything Bad Is Good for You, Mind Wide Open, Emergence, and Interface Culture, and is the editor of the anthology The Innovator’s Cookbook. He is the founder of a variety of influential websites and writes for Time, Wired, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Johnson lives in Marin County, California, with his wife and three sons. About […]
August 3, 2014

Featured Author: Scott Eblin with Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative

As an executive coach, speaker and author, Scott Eblin helps next level leaders learn what to pick up and let go of to get game changing results. Featured on ABC News and in Investor’s Business Daily and Harvard Management Update, Scott is a former Fortune 500 executive, with a leadership development client list that includes some of the world’s best known private and public sector organizations.  He is the author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success which Business Book Review calls a “fascinating […]
August 3, 2014

Featured Author: Paul Taylor with The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown

Paul Taylor is a senior fellow at the Pew Research Center. He is the author of The Next America, a new book examining generations and the country’s changing demographics. Taylor previously served as the center’s executive vice president, where he oversaw demographic, social and generational research. From 1996 through 2003, he served as president and board chairman of the Alliance for Better Campaigns. Before that, he was a newspaper reporter for 25 years, the last 14 at the Washington Post, where […]