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Why we wrote The Boss of You: Reason #5,341

December 1st, 2010 by Lauren · 1 Comment

Because it brings people together! Check out this heartwarming story from Victoria, BC interior design duo Inoui Design: What is the story behind Inoui Design Collective? How did the two of you meet? In December 2008, unbeknownst to each other, we were both reading the same business book at the same time (The Boss of […]

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Hot off the Presses

September 2nd, 2008 by Lauren · 1 Comment

We’ve received some great press for The Boss of You lately, and I want to share a few highlights. But before we get to that, let’s take a quick swerve back in time… Some of you may remember that back in May we got a chance to meet four-time world champion figure skater Kurt Browning […]

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Blowing Our Own Horn

July 21st, 2008 by Lauren · Comments Off

I received an email a couple of weeks ago from a woman I attended university with, years and years ago. Although we still know people in common, we hadn’t stayed in touch really, until she emailed me to tell me she was setting up her own PR company and had wandered into the bookstore’s entrepreneurship […]

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Province / Financial Post review

July 15th, 2008 by Lauren · Comments Off

We’re a little late in posting about this, but we’re very pleased to have been featured in The Financial Post. Many thanks to Wendy McLellan, who wrote the article and did a great job of conveying the key message of The Boss of You in classic pithy journalist style.

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Useful for Not-So Newbies Too

July 10th, 2008 by Emira · Comments Off

The ever-inspiring Cinnamon Cooper of Poise.cc has written an absolutely lovely post about The Boss of You at her blog. Those who’ve read the book might recognize Cinnamon as one of the women we interviewed for the book, and her advice and stories are peppered throughout The Boss of You. Cinnamon has been reading the […]

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Book Review & Giveaway: Trans-Canada Etsy Team

June 4th, 2008 by Lauren · 4 Comments

One of the fabulous and unexpected benefits of having written this book is the deeply cool, and frequently nontraditional, women’s business groups we’re coming in contact with. A few weeks ago we got an email from Laura Bucci, maker of beautiful handmade things and one of the many people using Etsy to sell her wares. […]

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What Bloggers are Saying (Part One)

May 26th, 2008 by Lauren · Comments Off

We’ve had some exciting developments around here, what with last week’s travels, and with The Boss of You going into its third print run already, after just a few weeks on the shelves. (It turns out that the reason bookstores may not have copies in stock is ’cause they’re selling out. D’oh.) And on top […]

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Review at Charity Village

May 15th, 2008 by Lauren · 2 Comments

Charity Village, which bills itself as “Canada’s supersite for the nonprofit sector” (and it really is — our friends & colleagues in the nonprofit world visit it on a daily basis), has posted a very kind review of The Boss of You. You may wonder why nonprofit types would be interested in a business book, […]

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Another Early Review: Booklist

March 28th, 2008 by Lauren · Comments Off

The early reviews keep rolling in… Today’s addition to the good-vibes folder comes courtesy of Booklist, the American Library Association’s book review journal. The Boss of You: Everything a Woman Needs to Know to Start, Run, and Maintain Her Own Business. Mears, Emira (Author) and Bacon, Lauren (Author) May 2008. 256 p. Seal, paperback, $15.95. […]

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We’re Bust-ing Out!

March 26th, 2008 by Lauren · Comments Off

Oh my, but there were a lot of puns to choose from to title this post… “BUST-ing with pride,” anyone? OK, but seriously, we’re very, very excited that The Boss of You has received a thumbs-up from BUST, one of our most favoritest magazines ever. (There are two covers to the left because it’s a […]

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