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      Kathryn Schuyler commented on Kathryn Schuyler's blog post Maya Schenwar's BK Author Day

      Hi Charles & Joyce, I'm afraid I'm just a former intern and can't do too much to help. But here's a link to learn more about Berrett-Koehler, and a link to the change toolkit section of the BK Magazine, where BK staff have written tips about what makes a successful author, proposal, book, ... ...Read more

      June 17, 2015

    • Voice Is a Choice: 5 Ways to Write with Chutzpah

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      Voice Is a Choice: 5 Ways to Write with Chutzpah

      Image Source Have you ever read a book that knocked you out like a shot of Nyquil? How about an author who spends the whole book burying their ideas under a pile of jargon and general dullness? This, my friends, is mainstream academia. And in the nonfiction world, it is an epidemic. ...

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      April 9, 2014

    • Maya Schenwar's BK Author Day

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      Maya Schenwar's BK Author Day

      Image Source With the appropriate sound of rolling thunder in the background, Maya Schenwar stood before BK staff and guests and revealed this earth-shaking, system-crashing reality: prison doesn’t work... Prison produces prison... An endless cycle The problem with the prison sys...

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      April 7, 2014

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    • An Introvert's Guide to Terrifying Social Situations: Part Three

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      An Introvert's Guide to Terrifying Social Situations: Part Three

      Image Source How to Rock Discussion Groups By Kathryn Schuyler Dr. Jennifer Kahnweiler’s book The Introverted Leader shares how introverts can used the 4 P’s (Prepare, Presence, Push, Practice) to become more effective leaders. But after looking at some social situations through the lens...

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      March 17, 2014

    • An Introvert's Guide to Terrifying Social Situations: Part Two

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      An Introvert's Guide to Terrifying Social Situations: Part Two

      Image Source How to Rock Difficult Phone Calls By Kathryn Schuyler In her book, The Introverted Leader , Dr. Jennifer Kahnweiler introduces us introverts to the 4 P’s: Prepare, Presence, Push and Practice. While she explains how to apply these principles to professional leadership, intr...

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      March 17, 2014

    • An Introvert's Guide to Terrifying Social Situations: Part One

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      An Introvert's Guide to Terrifying Social Situations: Part One

      Image Source How to Rock a Party Full of Strangers By Kathryn Schuyler As my friends know and my BK coworkers have quickly come to discover, I am an incurable introvert. And, like legions of my fellow introverts, words like “network,” “party,” and “talking” send me running to my closet, to...

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      March 17, 2014

    • An Unforgettable Tour of the Discomfort Zone

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      An Unforgettable Tour of the Discomfort Zone

      An Author Day Blog by Charlotte Ashlock Quit Slacking, Leaders! “A lot of people use the economy as an excuse to go back to bad leadership,” Marcia Reynolds told us at the beginning of her Author Day presentation. I winced, because I knew exactly what she meant. During the ...

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      March 7, 2014

    • The Dark Side of Ethics

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      The Dark Side of Ethics

      An Author Day Blog Post by Charlotte Ashlock, Digital Producer & Editor The Dark Side of Ethics Surprisingly, getting your “ethical compass” measured by an expert on Business Ethics is a lot of fun. On his Author Day, Joseph Weiss gave the Berrett-Koehler staff a quiz based on Krol...

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      March 7, 2014

    • The First Amendment Sees No Evil

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      The First Amendment Sees No Evil

      By William Courtney|Berrett-Koehler Digital Intern Disclaimer: The views reprenested in this article do not represent that of the author, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. or those mentioned in the article Photo by: Brent Payne ...

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      March 7, 2014

    • Privacy Should Be a Human Right

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      Privacy Should Be a Human Right

      A Berrett-Koehler Author Day Blog by Charlotte Ashlock Corruption so deep it can surprise people who’ve seen it all Bea Edwards, Director of the Government Accountability Project, (GAP) was sitting in a government meeting full of seasoned activists, in the aftermath of Edward ...

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      March 7, 2014

    • Popularity vs. Creativity: Why Headlines Are Changing

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      Popularity vs. Creativity: Why Headlines Are Changing

      William Courtney|Berrett-Koehler Digital Intern To read or not to read, that is the question. But first, let me ask another question. Suppose two books were placed side by side and you had to choose one based on title alone, which one would it be? It would most likely be the one with t...

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      March 7, 2014

    • Leadership for the Average Joe

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      Leadership for the Average Joe

      Image Credit: Scott Maentz By: Kathryn Schuyler Salutations! In honor of my newfound internship at Berrett-Koehler Publishers, I thought I’d take a look at one of their bestsellers: the Arbinger Institute’s Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box . ...

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      March 7, 2014

    • Five Ways to Be More Like Leonardo da Vinci

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      Five Ways to Be More Like Leonardo da Vinci

      With Downloadable Self-Improvement Plan By Charlotte Ashlock, Digital Producer & Editor, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. Are geniuses born, or are they made? The word genius (like the word genie) comes from the Latin word for guardian spirit. The Romans believ...

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      March 7, 2014

    • Female Leadership

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      Female Leadership

      The age-old question, beautifully immortalized in Harry Belafonte’s song, -man smart, woman smarter’, seems to be making rounds in the business circle today. Are women smarter and better leaders than men in the business world? Various studies, particularly one conducted by Jack Zenger and J...

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      March 7, 2014

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    • Everything You’ve Heard About Investing is Wrong

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      Everything You’ve Heard About Investing is Wrong

      In The Big Investment Lie, Michael Edesess explains how “the investment industry is selling snake oil- no professional advisor has ever consistently beat market averages.” But if I’m not going to hand my money over to a professional, what’s my alternative? His upcomi...

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      March 7, 2014

    • Dissecting Leonardo da Vinci

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      Dissecting Leonardo da Vinci

      By William Courtney | Berrett-Koehler Digital Editorial Intern Disclaimer: The views represented in this article represent those of William Courtney, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. Questioning Leonardo ...

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      March 7, 2014

    • Anna Surprised: 3 Discoveries About BK

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      Anna Surprised: 3 Discoveries About BK

      What other Employers do wrong, BK does Right 6 Months ago I was sitting in a chair across from Jeevan at Berrett-Koehler for an informational interview. We were talking about developmental editing, and Jeevan looked at me and asked ‚ ³Do you think you would be good at it? ‚ ² I ha...

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      March 7, 2014

    • Why Motivating People Doesn't Work...And What Does

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      Why Motivating People Doesn't Work...And What Does

      (A Real Neck-Grabber of a Book) An Author Day Blog by Charlotte Ashlock Managers Literally Crying Out With Relief Legions of middle managers are told, “Your job is to motivate your people.” I think immediately of my father trying to get us kids out the door in an ...

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      March 7, 2014

    • A New Way to Think About Your Favorite (and Least Favorite) Teachers

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      A New Way to Think About Your Favorite (and Least Favorite) Teachers

      An Author Day Blog by Charlotte Ashlock, Digital Producer & Editor Ground-breaking study on classroom excellence Suppose you examined a block of data, figured out who were the best teachers in the country, and summoned them all to participate in a study about classroom...

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      March 7, 2014

    • 10 Freewriting Tips

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      10 Freewriting Tips

      By William Courtney | Berrett-Koehler Digital Editorial Intern Disclaimer: The views represented in this article represent those of William Courtney, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. When’s the last time you just wrote? No...

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      March 7, 2014

    • Green Business Webinar

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      Green Business Webinar

      On January 28, 2014, BK hosted a webinar with Tom Szaky, author of Outsmart Waste: The Modern Idea of Garbage and How to Think Our Way Out of It , and Brad Edmondson, author ofIce Cream Social: The Struggle for the Soul of Ben & Jerry's, discussing the complexities of green business. ...

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      March 7, 2014

    • 7 Quotes from 7 Paths

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      7 Quotes from 7 Paths

      Image Credit We’ve heard it time and time again, from the Romantic poets to Disney’s Pocahontas, there’s a lot that we can learn from nature. Unfortunately for most of us, we just don’t leave enough time in the day to hang out with trees and inhale their wisdom like we do their oxygen. But m...

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      March 6, 2014

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