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Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Have you been told that you are TOO AGGRESSIVE at work? If you ask a large group, hands of women will go up, ask again, how many MEN have been told they are TOO AGGRESSIVE a few hands will go up (or maybe none)!

And is that little girl TOO BOSSY? Or is […]

John F Kennedy Elementary School

JFK is a winner in so many ways…. now they have “WON” an $1000 Service Award from Wells Fargo. I applied for this grant and the school was selected. I requested money for books for the kids I read to — this feels oh so good!!

John F Kennedy Elementary School’s mission? This school […]

Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em, a book abandoned in the lunch room

There it is, ownerless, sitting on the lunch room table and waiting for a reader. Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em, a book. It is part of a Leadership reading program. It promises “26 Engagement Strategies for Busy Managers”. (Written by Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans)

I am hooked by page 5: “Why do we ask […]

Curious Writers Solve Big Problems

It gets back to: WHAT DO YOU WANT? and WHEN DO YOU WANT IT? Fast Times in Life.

Summer Reading that will help you say “Ahhh” while you fill your brain. Learning more about creativity is never wasted, you can use it all your life.

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New […]

30: Listening to the Not-So-Listless Elephant Brain

A new book by MONA LISA MOON!!

Mona Lisa Moon is an innovative, energetic blogger of style, life and being your own self, steps out with a Book! She is full of life and spontaneity and has accomplished this feat, rather than merely talking about it. Congratulations on your new decade, your enthusiasm for […]

What about Millennials?

I know who they are….. they have earbuds on in BART. They nearly get run over by crossing against the light even though they are in the crosswalk. I love their energy. But do I get them?

They’re online all the time. … or holding their phones. They’re early adopters of any innovation. Actually […]

Kaiser Fung – Numbersense

Big Data is almost a dinner-time word, at least in my home. Kaiser Fung makes it painless to learn more.

How to make simple sense of complex statistics–from the author of Numbers Rule Your World

We live in a world of Big Data–and it’s getting bigger every day. Virtually every choice we make hinges […]

Study Tips for your Learning Style

Ever wonder why some classes are a torture, and others come easy? Are you taking certification exams and failing? Are you test traumatized? Finding it hard to remember the key points of a work-related seminar?

It often has to do with the combination of HOW you learn best and HOW the class is presented.

Get […]

Mechanics Institute Library Events

Located in the heart of downtown SF, this wonderful private library is a gift to the city. It feels like a slice of old San Francisco, full of tradition and history. Learn more about it – consider joining.

 

 

There are MANY events here, check them out!

 

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You Can’t Ruin My Day, a new book

The world’s only “Jollytologist™” Allen Klein will be touring his new book You Can’t Ruin My Day: 52 Wake-Up Calls to Turn Any Situation Around throughout the Bay Area this summer. During his tenure as a motivational humorist, speaker, and author, Allen has helped people learn to laugh in stressful situations and find levity in […]