Useful Books: Writing

Bell, Arthur H., Writing Effective Letters, Memos, & E-mails, 3rd ed., Barron's Business Success Guide, 2004.

O'Connor, Patricia T., Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English, 2nd ed., Riverhead Books, New York, 2003.

Shipley, David and Schwalbe, Will, Send: The Essential Guide to Email for Office and Home, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2007.

Strunk, Jr., William and White, E.B., The Elements of Style, 4th ed., Allyn and Bacon, 2000.

Truss, Lynne, Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation, Gotham Books, 2003.

Useful Books: Business

Bhargava, Rohit, Personality Not Included: Why Companies Lose Their Authenticity--And How to Get It Back, McGraw Hill, 2008

DiResta, Diane, Knockout Presentations: How to Deliver Power, Punch, and Pizzazz, Chandler House Press, Worcester, MA, 1998.

Heath, Chip and Dan, Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die, Random House, New York, 2007.

Lerner, Helene, Smart Women Take Risks: 6 Steps for Conquering Your Fears and Making the Leap to Success, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2006.

Morgan, Angie & Lynch, Courtney, Leading from the Front: No Excuse Leadership Tactics for Women, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2006.

Nierenberg, Andrea R., Million Dollar Networking: The Sure Way to Find, Grow, and Keep Your Business, Capital Books, Inc., Sterling, VA, 2005.

Ross, Marilyn, Shameless Marketing for Brazen Hussies, Communication Creativity, Buena Vista, CO, 2000. (out of print, but worth finding)

Thaler, Linda Kaplan & Koval, Robin, The Power of Nice: How to Conquer the Business World with Kindness, Doubleday, New York, 2006.


Small Business Resources (besides NJAWBO & RBWN)

SCORE “Counselors to America's Small Business” www.score.org/

Small Business Administration www.sba.gov/

US EPA – small business gateway www.epa.gov/smallbusiness/

American Express OPEN Forum

www.openforum.com