Recap & evaluation of the 2013 Media Relations Summer Camp at The Hamilton Spectator

Thanks to the 22 nonprofits and community groups from Greater Hamilton that took part in the 6th annual media relations summer camp at the Hamilton Spectator June 25 and 27.  The camp is offered free of charge as a thank-you to community builders who are making Hamilton a better place to call home. The campContinue reading “Recap & evaluation of the 2013 Media Relations Summer Camp at The Hamilton Spectator”

Review: Happy Money – The Science of Smarter Spending

This review first ran in the June 17 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending By Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton Simon & Schuster $25 Anyone who says money can’t buy happiness is lying, denying or not being smart in how they spend their disposable income. Money is buying meContinue reading “Review: Happy Money – The Science of Smarter Spending”

Review: Give and Take – A Revolutionary Approach to Success

This review first ran in the June 3 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success By Adam Grant Viking $29.50 I stole the idea and then Jane Allison kicked it up a notch. Back in 2008, the good folks at the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction asked if I’dContinue reading “Review: Give and Take – A Revolutionary Approach to Success”