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September 12, 2013

Featured Author: Peter Block with Stewardship: Choosing Service Over Self-Interest

Peter Block is a citizen of Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a partner in Designed Learning, a training company that offers workshops designed by Block to build the skills outlined in his books. He is the author of Flawless Consulting, Stewardship, The Empowered Manager, and The Answer to How Is Yes. He is the recipient of the American Society for Training and Development Award for Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance and the Association for Quality and Participation President’s Award. […]
September 5, 2013

Featured Author: Juan Zarate with Treasury’s War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare

Juan Zarate is a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the senior national security analyst for CBS News, and a visiting lecturer of law at Harvard Law School. Prior to that, he served as the deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security advisor for combating terrorism, and the first ever assistant secretary of the Treasury for terrorist financing and financial crimes. He appears frequently on CBS News programs, PBS’s NewsHour, NPR, and CNN, and […]
September 4, 2013

Featured Author: Bob Rosen with Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World

Bob Rosen–trusted CEO advisor, organizational psychologist, and bestselling author–has long been on a mission to transform the world of business, one leader at a time. He founded Healthy Companies International over 20 years ago with the singular goal of helping top executives achieve their leadership potential. Shortly before launching the company, he was awarded a multi-year grant from the MacArthur Foundation for an in-depth study of leadership. Since then, Bob has personally interviewed over 350 CEOs—in 45 countries—in organizations as diverse […]
August 28, 2013

Featured Author: Winston Groom with The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight

Click here to register! Winston Groom is the author of 14 previous books of nonfiction and fiction, including Shiloh 1862, Vicksburg 1863, Patriotic Fire, Shrouds of Glory, Forrest Gump, and Conversations with the Enemy (with Duncan Spencer), which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He lives with his wife and daughter in Point Clear, Alabama. About The Aviators:  Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom, The Aviators tells the saga of […]
August 26, 2013

Featured Author: Sylvia Ann Hewlett with Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career

Sylvia Ann Hewlett is the founding president of the Center for Talent Innovation, a nonprofit think tank where she chairs a task force of 75 global companies focused on fully realizing the new streams of high echelon labor in the global marketplace. She is currently ranked #11 on the Thinkers50 list of the world’s most influential business thinkers. About Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor:  The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career Who’s pulling for you? Who’s got your back? […]
August 26, 2013

An Escape Key from High School

Well, it appears that those apples really don’t fall far from their trees.. check out this video of Sophia Pink (daughter of good HBE friend and author Dan Pink and the amazing Jessica Lerner Pink) as she de mystifies the vagaries of on line education.  We vote for Sophia.. and can already see her as Secretary of Education one day!
August 21, 2013

Livrada and Hooks Book Events First to Offer E-books at Author Event

Ingram-funded tech company teams with premier author event organizer to offer e-books with ticket purchase at Honest Tea founder Seth Goldman event. While it may have the word “old” in its name, what’s happening at Old Town Theater in Alexandria, Virginia is anything but archaic. Livrada, in partnership with DC-based Hooks Book Events, is offering a new e-book option to attendees of the September 24 book event featuring Honest Tea co-founder and TeaEO Seth Goldman and his new book, Mission […]
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