summerreading

Career Development and Personal Growth:

Bossy Pants by Tina Fey

 - from the bookshelf of the Alumni Engagement Team

The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life by Marci Alboher

-from the bookshelf of Tramaine Weekes, Director of Professional Success

Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World by Lindsey Pollak

 - from the bookshelf of Paul Tanklefsky, Director of the Career Development Center

Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck--Why Some Thrive Despite Them All by Jim Collins, Morten Hansen

 - from the bookshelf of Stephen Morin, Senior Vice President for Advancement

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

- from the bookshelf of Michael Behnam, Associate Dean, Sawyer Business School & Sebastian Royo, Provost 

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

 - from the bookshelf of Sabrina Woods, LinkedIn expert and contributor for the 2014 Career Development Center Workshop and Inspired Career Series presentation “Leveraging LinkedIn”

The Pursuit of Social Business Excellence by Vala Afshar, Brad Martin

- from the bookshelf of Brian McDermott, BS ’01, EMBA ’13, Assistant Chief Information Officer and Director of Media Services

Refuse to Choose!: A Revolutionary Program for Doing Everything that You Love by Barbara Sher

 - from the bookshelf of Tramaine Weekes, Director of Professional Success, Alumni Engagement

Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder by Arianna Huffington

 - from the bookshelf of Michele Rapp, Associate Director, Graduate Student Career Development

The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks

 - from the bookshelf of John Badalament, panelist at the 2014 Inspired Career Series presentation “Work-Life Balance: ‘Or No More’” 

Leadership:

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick M. Lencioni

 - from the bookshelf of Sebastian Royo, Vice Provost of Student Success and Professor of Government

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

 - from the bookshelf of Camille Nelson, Dean of Suffolk University Law School and Professor of Law

The Power of TED by David Emerald

- from the bookshelf of Robert Bradshaw, EMBA ’05, featured presenter in the Career Development Center Executive Speaker Series and the 2014 Inspired Career Series

Special Subjects:

Ignorance: How It Drives Science – by Stuart Firestein

 - from the bookshelf of Lisa Celovsky, Associate Dean of CAS, Associate Professor of English

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely

- from the bookshelf of Michael Behnam, Associate Dean, Sawyer Business School

By the Beach:

The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride

 - from the bookshelf of Elizabeth Conley, BS ’07, MPA ’12, Managing Director of Alumni Engagement

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.) by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

- from the bookshelf of Rachel Pelkey, BS ‘10 and current MBA student

Ghost Light by Joseph O'Connor

 - from the bookshelf of James McCarthy, President of Suffolk University

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn

- from the bookshelf of Emma O’Leary, BS ’10, MPA ’13,  Assistant Director, Alumni Communications

Life by Keith Richards, James Fox

 - from the bookshelf of Joe Ryan, BS ’11, Assistant Director of Young Alumni and Student Programs

A Word from Our Speakers:

The Orange Line: A Woman's Guide to Integrating Career, Family and Life by Jodi Ecker Detjen, Michelle A. Waters and Kelly Watson

Jodi Ecker Detjen, MA, Instructor of Management and Entrepreneurship and panelist at the 2014 Inspired Career Series presentation “Work-Life Balance: ‘Or No More’” 

Women Who Opt Out: The Debate over Working Mothers and Work-Family Balance

by Bernie D. Jones, JD, Associate Professor of Law, panelist at the 2014 Inspired Career Series presentation “Work-Life Balance: ‘Or No More’” 

The Modern Dad's Dilemma: How to Stay Connected with Your Kids in a Rapidly Changing World

by John Badalament, panelist at the 2014 Inspired Career Series presentation “Work-Life Balance: ‘Or No More’” 

Personal Branding For Dummies

by Susan Chritton, webinar presenter of 2014 Career Development Center Workshop and Inspired Career Series presentation “Developing Your Personal Brand”