Book review: Pinched: How The Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures

This review originally ran in The Hamilton Spectator. Pinched: How The Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures And What We Can Do About It By Don Peck Crown Publishing ($25) Rejection letters were my postcards from the lost summer of ’92. I’d graduated from the Harvard of the North into the teeth of a recession.Continue reading “Book review: Pinched: How The Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures”

Book review: The Great Workplace

This review originally ran in the Aug. 1 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. The Great Workplace: How to Build it, How to Keep it and Why it Matters By Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin Jossey-Bass $33.95 Maybe you’re tone deaf when it comes to singing your employees’ praises. Maybe you believe the troops should beContinue reading “Book review: The Great Workplace”