Books

Book Club Pub Crawl: Your 21st Century Career Strategy – The Start Up of You

March 15, 2012

This month’s book will be The Start Up of You.  You can get it here. Professional success in today’s world will belong to those who adapt entrepreneurial strategies. Authors Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha state that we live in an interconnected, fast-moving, and competitive economy where constant change and uncertainty makes traditional career strategy totally […]

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I Street Press: A Community Writing & Publishing Center

February 22, 2012

A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of attending a reception for the new Espresso Book Machine at the Downtown Library. If you’re not familiar with an Espresso Book Machine, it’s machine that prints books on demand. You can watch this video to see what we’re talking about, but there’s nothing like seeing it […]

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The Host is the Most: the art of throwing dinner parties

February 17, 2012
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There’s something very natural and almost primal about breaking bread and sharing drinks with people you like.  It’s perhaps the most organic and real way to create memories and strengthen relationships with important people. I feel like the art of the dinner party is dying….atleast in my generation.  In his book Never Eat Alone, author […]

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4 Tips for Warming the Cold Call or Email from this Month’s Book Club Pub Crawl Pick: Never Eat Alone

February 9, 2012

This month’s book for Book Club Pub Crawl, which will be Thursday, February 23th, will be Never Eat Alone  by Keith Ferrazzi. Connecting and building authentic, genuine relationships is pivotal for success, both professionally and personally. Dale Carnegie nailed it; people like to do business with people they like. Never Eat Alone is must-read primer […]

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How to Become a Linchpin

January 20, 2012

Next week we’ll be having a discussion here at ThinkHouse about Seth Godin’s book, Linchpin. So, what is a linchpin? According to Godin, a linchpin is the essential element, the person who holds part of the operation together. Without the linchpin, things fall apart. Linchpins are so valuable to their organization or company that they […]

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Book Club Pub Crawl: not your average neighborhood book club

January 12, 2012
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ThinkHouse Collective will be kicking off the Book Club Pub Crawl. And no, this isn’t going to be your neighborhood book club. This club will actually help you learn the lessons and ideas of a book and put them to actionable use in your everyday lifestyle and business.  It’s one thing to actually read a […]

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