Monthly Archives: November 2012
As seen on WUNC.org:
When your body’s feeling crummy, someone will likely tell you to remedy it by drinking more water. Whether it’s for clearer skin or lower anxiety, people have a lot of faith in the healing power of this liquid. But water isn’t a plentiful cure-all everywhere. For many people living in places bordered by water masses, it’s hard to gain access to this necessity. In his latest book, “Drinking Water: A History” (The Overlook Press/2012), James Salzman explores the cultural, historical and political implications of water around the world. James Salzman is a professor in environmental policy at Duke University’s School of Law, and he joins host Frank Stasio today in the studio.
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As seen on blog.timesunion.com:
Learn to get not just what you need, but what you want
October 19, 2012 at 5:28 pm by TU Magazines
By Brianna Snyder/Women@Work
“If there was ever a time for women to push back, it’s now,” writes Selena Rezvani in Pushback: How Smart Women Ask — and Stand Up — for What They Want. Rezvani, a business columnist, commentator and writer for the Washington Post, NPR and Forbes, gives it to us straight: Women are too nice, and nice girls finish last.
“We’re the largest, most bankable talent pipeline: women make up more than half of the U.S. labor force,” she writes. But, “Despite some of our gains, women continue to make up a meager portion of senior leaders in government, business, and even in those fields that are female dominated.”
As seen on TheRidgefieldPress.com:
Books on the Common recently hosted a book signing for Robert Reiss, a Ridgefield resident, co-author of McGraw-Hill’s new business book The Transformative CEO, released in June.
Mr. Reiss, who was recently featured on CNBC’s Squawk Box talking about the new leadership category of Transformative CEOs, provides this definition: “A transformative CEO creates new value that reinvigorates a company, reinvents an industry or reboots society.