Carol Mitchell’s Breaking Through “Bitch”

Both executive men and women have told me that if women do not find that perfect balance of sex stereotypic behavior (femininity) and professional leadership behavior, they are judged more harshly. A part of me expected this book to wow me, but I didn’t quite get that impression from Carol Mitchell’s Breaking Through Bitch. TheContinue reading “Carol Mitchell’s Breaking Through “Bitch””

Carl Sagan’s Cosmos

Hands down one of the most influential books for me in the past 5-6 years! Carl Sagan’s Cosmos is an absolute diamond in the sand. I cannot rave about it enough, honestly. There also happens to be a show Cosmos with a more revamped version released in recent years. The edition that I read hadContinue reading “Carl Sagan’s Cosmos”

Stephen King’s On Writing

One of my favorite books to recommend to writers and reader is Stephen King’s On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. The books reveals details about his early life, struggles with alcoholism and drugs, a severe accident that changed his life, and his writers journey. This particular book, though short in comparison to so manyContinue reading “Stephen King’s On Writing”

Ken Robinson’s Finding Your Element

“It’s about doing something that feels so completely natural to you, that resonates so strongly with you, that you feel that this is who you really are” (ix). In his first book, Sir Ken Robinson said that not everyone may find their element. I get that, but I also thought it was a shame becauseContinue reading “Ken Robinson’s Finding Your Element”

Malala’s Yousafzai’s I Am Malala

My friend Marissa Brandson, a teacher at LAUSD, actually gifted this book to me a while back. I had heard of Malala vaguely over the years, but I didn’t become fully aware of her until I read her book. She tells the story of how her home region in Pakistan was taken over by theContinue reading “Malala’s Yousafzai’s I Am Malala”