Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Power of Habit

I am reviewing this book as part of the 12 Books group discussion which focuses on a business book each month.  The Power of Habit is a well written, logically organized and interesting book. Duhigg divides the book into three sections addressing … Continue reading

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Uncertainty

I am reviewing this book as part of the 12 Books group discussion which focuses on a business book each month. Uncertainty follows the steps that the author, Jonathan Fields,  recommends in overcoming uncertainty in regards to creativity and productivity. The steps … Continue reading

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A Commonwealth of Thieves

Years ago I read “The Fatal Shore” by Robert Hughes and felt like reading again about the beginning of the great British experiment that became Australia. This caused me to pick up this book. While not as detailed as Hughes … Continue reading

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Columbia County Economic Team Seeks Economic Development Director

The Columbia County Economic Team (CCET) is Columbia County Oregon’s one-stop for business development, specializing in: business retention and expansion services, site location and acquisition, and public incentives and financing. CCET offers a coordinated, results-oriented response to the priorities of … Continue reading

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Policy vs. Paperclips

This book was an informative and entertaining read. The author uses the techniques of a series of emails between two individuals to explain how using the corporate model for nonprofit boards is beneficial to the organization. The exchange of emails … Continue reading

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