Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

As revelatory as Atul Gawande s Being Mortal, physician and award winning author Louise Aronson s Elderhood is an essential, empathetic look at a vital but often disparaged stage of life For than 5,000 years, old has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70 That means most pe

Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come: An Introvert’s Year of Living Dangerously

What would happen if a shy introvert lived like a gregarious extrovert for one year If she knowingly and willingly put herself in perilous social situations that she d normally avoid at all costs Jessica Pan is going to find out When she found herself jobless and friendless, sitting in the famili

No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us

An award winning journalist s intimate investigation of the true scope of domestic violence, revealing how the roots of America s most pressing social crises are buried in abuse that happens behind closed doors We call it domestic violence We call it private violence Sometimes we call it intimate

Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World

How do you get to what s real Your organization s culture is the key to its success Strategic planning is essential People s competencies should be measured and their weaknesses shored up People crave feedback.These may sound like basic truths of our work lives today But actually, they re lies.