A Book That Will Improve Your Life, Business and Community

Lovers of knowledge and wisdom periodically get an opportunity to read a book that delivers particularly valuable insights. Such a well-written book is “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business,” by Charles Duhigg.

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Career Advice: How to Communicate with Your Boss’s Boss

You can improve your career prospects by maximizing your communications with your boss’s boss — if you respect the process. Not only will such opportunities optimize your prospects, they will give you a broader perspective about upper management’s concerns and insights.

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Identity Fraud Escalates in Smartphones, Social Media

Skyrocketing mobile malware threats amid widespread use of BYOD, bring your own devices, were on track for a $1.88 billion services market. That’s according to ABI Research. Cybercriminals are successfully attacking vulnerabilities in individual devices and networks to an ABI report.

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Why it’s Never Too Early to Plan for Q4 E-commerce

Get ready ASAP for this year’s Q4 online sales. It’s never too early. Why? A study of e-commerce discloses some secrets you might need to know.

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Stand Out: Get a Job Interview with a Great Resume

More and more job seekers complain they don’t get acknowledgment when they apply for positions with prospective employers. It’s disappointing, especially if you’ve done your best to stand out in a crowd when jobs are scarce.

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Dow’s Plummet from 18,292 Means Economy is Still Shaky

So the U.S. stock market remains volatile after the Federal Reserve showed a lack of confidence in the economic recovery — ostensibly, globally and nationally. How can we discern the Fed is not confident about the economy? The Fed declined to raise the interest rate this week.

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Must Read: ‘The Book…on Business from A to Z’

A business book makes a bold promise. It’s entitled, “The Book…on Business from A to Z: The 260 Most Important Answers You Need to Know.” Is this an accurate title? Yes. It’s an authoritative book published in 2012 packed with valuable explanations by a bevy of expert practitioners in 26 chapter topics – important issues that perplex businesspeople. What’s more, its 286 pages in paperback are easy-to-understand.

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Proof Positive: How Supportive Spouses Help in Work-Related Stress

A study confirms supportive spouses are vital for career success during times of stress.

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When Should You Develop an Exit Strategy? Now…Here’s How

You should always have an exit strategy in place – no matter what. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a veteran business owner, you should always have an exit strategy.

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The Correlation: A Simple Logo and Branding Success

Some of the world’s most-successful companies have simple logos. That’s the conclusion from a study by a UK logo-design company, Small Business Logos.

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.