Posts Tagged: govreads

GovReads Follow-up: “Top 10 Tips For Marketing A Book Using Social Media”

Back in March, GovReads did an Interview and Book Giveaway for my book: The Project Management Answer Book (publisher: Management Concepts). A lot of exciting things have happened with my book since then (podcast interviews, blog interviews, live webinars, live video interviews, guest blogs for international websites, Book Expo America “New Title Showcase” at theRead… Read more »

GovReads: Sh** My Dad Says

You know how when we are growing up and our parents say the stupidest things? Things like “I brought you into the world and I can take you out” or “Because I said so, that’s why”. Good times…good times. If you’re like me, you promised yourself that your wouldn’t say such stupid things. I stuckRead… Read more »

GovReads: Little Bee

When I pick out books that I want to write about for this column, I try to pick interesting titles. Titles that will provoke, but will be a good read. Above all, if you take my recommendation I want to make sure that you like the book. It was with this in mind that IRead… Read more »

Review: Bob Fine’s ‘The Big Book of Social Media’

I did my first advance praise copy for a mass market book in 2010 (Mark Amtower’s “Selling to the Government”). What that means is getting a review chapter and a table of context and coming up with something pithy about the author and why their book matters. I’ve also received a couple of books fromRead… Read more »

Book Review – “Next Generation Democracy: What the Open Source Revolution Means for Power, Politics, and Change”

One of the reasons I started BYO was so that I could work with clients I believe in, and help push forward values and ways of governance and civic engagement that I think will change this country and the world for the better. So far we’ve been able to realize that goal, especially in ourRead… Read more »

GovReads: The Big Short

I approached this book with trepidation. Financial books are not my purview, but the author Michael Lewis had written the massive best-seller “The Blind Side” so I trusted his ability to keep me engaged. His credentials to write a book on the financial industry were established with his first book “Liar’s Poker.” I opened theRead… Read more »

GovReads! The Ten Laws of Enduring Success

While catching up on some reading, I came across an article that mentioned Maria Bartiromo’s latest book, “The 10 Laws of Enduring Success”. If that name sounds familiar, it’s because Ms. Bartiromo is the host of CNBC’s Closing Bell. Considering that we are inundated with messages about the importance of success throughout life: school (highRead… Read more »