The Art of Social Media, Do You Read Broadly and Speed Reading

the art of social media

The Art of Social Media, Do You Read Broadly and Speed Reading Week in Review: Do you read broadly enough, When you need a little bit of inspiration, The Wright Brothers and Mastering the Fundamentals, The Art of Social Media by Guy Kawasaki & Peg Fitzpatrick, and Speed Reading: Collection of Articles to Help You Read Faster. The Invisible Mentor Week in Review: February 16 – 20, 2015 I am almost at the finish line of Sarah Arrow’s 30 Day Blogging Challenge, and I am astounded by how much I have learned so far. This tells me that even though I may have been doing something for a long time, there is always room for … [Read more...]

The Art of Social Media by Guy Kawasaki & Peg Fitzpatrick, Book Review

The Art of Social Media

The Art of Social Media by Guy Kawasaki & Peg Fitzpatrick, Book Review Like most people, I learned social media through trial and error and by reading articles. I have read three books on Pinterest, and watched a few videos as well. As an introvert, I also learn social media by observing. What does that mean? Well, I will notice something, say on Twitter for instance, that is new to me, and I will wonder how they did that, then I will figure it out. Reading The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users by Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick filled in some gaps in my social media knowledge that I didn’t even know existed. There … [Read more...]

Zero to One, Show Your Work, You’ve Achieved Mastery, Now What?

Zero to One

Week in Review: Zero to One, Show Your Work, You’ve Achieved Mastery, Now What? The Invisible Mentor Week in Review: February 2 – 6, 2015 Monday - The Invisible Mentor Epic Black History Month Curated Posts: Over the years, I have profiled many historical black figures and reviewed books written by a few. This blog is curated content from my blog archives. For instance, Maggie Lena Walker was the first female bank president in the United States and the Autobiography of Frederick Douglass, a self-freed slave, gives us a glimpse into what life was like in the 19th century before slavery was abolished. Thomas L Jennings invented dry … [Read more...]

Zero to One by Peter Thiel, Book Review

Zero to One

Zero to One by Peter Thiel, Book Review Having not consistently read business books in many years, in the past three months, there has been a slate of business books that I want to read and Zero to One is one of those books. The one way I would describe Zero to One after reading it, is that it is a breath of fresh air. I stayed away from business books because they seldom make you think, and some of them are so dry that it is torture to finish reading them. This is not the case with Zero to One. There are many important lessons and other information to learn from Zero to One by Peter Thiel, a few of them I am highlighting here. … [Read more...]

Show Your Work by Austin Kleon, Book Review

Show Your Work

Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon, Book Review Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon is a little book that packs a great punch. For several years, I stayed clear from business books because most of them are simply the flavor of the month. And a lot of the literature I was reading, reported that the most successful people do not read business books because they seldom make you think – so I would read the odd business book. And frankly, most business books are so dry and boring, that if you are not careful, you will enter the land of … [Read more...]