May 21, 2009
So it took a little convincing, but Elaine Biech, one of ASTD
Press's favorite authors and an overall champion and supporter of
ASTD, has agreed to blog for ASTD and has posted her first entry! Before starting,
she came up with a list of exciting topics that she wants t...
May 15, 2009
I'm reviewing Larry Israelite's manuscript for his forthcoming book
Talent Management: Best Practices and Strategies for Success
from Six Leading Companies, and "at the risk of biting the
hand that feeds" him says that he feels that ASTD's definition of
May 14, 2009
Yesterday, we had a great meeting with Elaine Biech to start
talking about a new project that we are planning for next year: a
Leadership Handbook. Having worked on the ASTD Handbook for
Workplace Learning Professionals, I am excited to get the
chance to expand that pro...
May 08, 2009
Well, it's been a tough week here in Books world and, despite some
glimmers of improvement, the going is still tough out there in the
big world. One quality that can really help people weather hard
times is emotional intelligence. It's a quality that can be found
May 07, 2009
I just read the press release stating that Ed Betof's book Leaders as Teachers has already sold 1,000 copies in pre-release. This is really exciting to me because this was one of the books I worked on, and I am glad to see that it is already so successful, especially si...
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