On The Books: Rising to the Top
In recognition of this month’s Women to Watch, we take a look at new releases that’ll help inspire any woman in business looking to follow in their footsteps.
Nice Girls Still Don't Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers
In this updated edition, career coach Dr. Lois P. Frankel examines how the way girls are brought up can hurt them in their career—and how we can prevent the past from determining our future. (Business Plus, February 2014, $18)
Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
In this much-anticipated book, Arianna Huffington delves into her belief that the current structure of success is killing morale—but with a little refocusing, we really can have it all without sacrificing our happiness. (Harmony, March 2014, $26)
Mistakes I Made at Work
Women are under more pressure than ever to “have it all,” but the pressure to be perfect needs to be eliminated. Jessica Bacal makes it clear that to be a successful leader, the importance of embracing mistakes cannot be underestimated. (Plume, April 2014, $16)
Office Supplies: The Future Is Now
Generations past have fantasized about futuristic technology revolutionizing the world. Looking at this month’s selection of innovative products, it appears that future has arrived.
What architect or engineer wouldn’t want the power to conjure up a 3D rendering of a project this easily? The MakerBot Replicator 3D printer (pictured) will change the face of the workplace forever, as it can create just about any object imaginable with the guidance of a digital blueprint. Store.makerbot.com, $2,899
A trademark office sound is the mundane click-clack of a traditional keyboard. That’s why Celluon created the Epic—a pocket-sized gadget that projects an accurate laser keyboard onto any flat service, ushering in the future of the cubicle and eliminating the ordinary. Silence has never sounded so good. Celluon.com, $149
This sleekly designed and high-resolution device is so much more than a run-of-the-mill thermostat. The Allure Energy EverSense 2.2 monitors your office with the help of a smartphone app that allows you to raise or lower the temperature from home—making the next Polar Vortex a bit more bearable. Allure-Energy.com, $399
Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Biz, Volume 4, Issue 2 (February, 2014).
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