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June 19, 2012

Hooks Book Events Helps Celebrate Berrett-Koehler’s 20th Anniversary

Over many years of producing great book and author events for clients of all kinds, from federal agencies to non-profits to corporations, we have always enjoyed the authors and content from our friends at Berrett-Koehler Publishers. BK is a different sort of press with a different approach to their authors, and a focus on subjects that really matter. We are pleased to let our readers know about BK’s 20th anniversary webinar celebration July 16-20th- The Virtual Festival of Authors, featuring […]
June 15, 2012

Perry Hooks and Steve Shapiro on “Inside Government”

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Tune in now to AFGE’s Inside Government to hear Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., discuss the value of public service. The show, which originally aired on Friday, June 15, is now available on demand. Connolly, speaking from the recent Excellence in Government Conference, addressed the important work of federal employees and value of public service to the country. Also appearing from the conference were Hooks Book Events President Perry Hooks and Steve Shapiro, author of Best […]
June 4, 2012

Vital Voices 11th Annual Global Leadership Awards

Congratulations to Vital Voices on their 11th annual Global Leadership Awards celebration!  Hooks Book Events is proud to be a small part by providing books through Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC and The Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, MA. June 6, 2012 The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Opera House 6:30 pm VIP Reception 7:30 pm Awards Presentation 9:00 pm Buffet Supper  The Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards honor and celebrate women leaders around the […]
April 4, 2012

Washington Post’s Leadership Blog Recommends Hooks Book Events Authors

Among the many topics covered at HBE events, leadership is a client favorite. Over the years, HBE has had the pleasure of working with many of the nation’s most acclaimed leadership authors and speakers. In fact, in a recent perusal of The Washington Post‘s On Leadership blog, Hooks Book Events CEO Perry Pidgeon Hooks couldn’t help but notice how many of the site’s recommended books and authors her team has worked with at various client events! On Leadership’s featured book […]
March 2, 2012

Hooks Book Events Authors: In the News and… In the Oval Office?

Hooks Book Events prides itself on creating relevant and thought-provoking author events for clients, and on knowing which books are going to be the best and the most talked about. With hundreds of thousands of new books published every year (2,500 books each day, by some estimates), it can be extremely challenging to sort through and find the right book for the right client at the right time. Fortunately, that is exactly what HBE is set up to do and […]
February 21, 2012

A Forgotten Hero, The Quiet Heroes Among Us, and Why Words Are Not Always Our Best Tools

How well do you know yourself? Are you an introvert or an extrovert? How does that affect how others value you?  Do you ever tire of too many words and want to communicate more simply – with a picture instead? Self knowledge, the value of quiet people, and the overuse of words are just a few of the subjects explored by participants at HBE events in the first two weeks of February. At a February 2 Department of the Interior […]
February 1, 2012

January 2012 Month in Review: History, Leadership, Trust, Risk and Behavioral Economics

The New Year is off to an inspiring start, and 2012 promises to be a busy year for HBE and HBE’s CEO Perry Hooks. “January’s themes were leadership, trust, risk, vulnerability and how history repeats itself,” Hooks said. “All of these themes came together in an amazing sort of way.” On January 10, Steve Fenberg shared his biography, Unprecedented Power: Jesse Jones, Capitalism & The Common Good, with Treasury Department officials. Fenberg discussed the Reconstruction Finance Corp., a federal agency […]
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