Tag: Sharon Broughton

A widening gap between the rich and poor—the new Canadian ‘normal’

by Sharon Broughton, February 18, 2020 The Age of Increasing Inequality: The Astonishing Rise of Canada’s 1%, Lars Osberg, Lorimer, February 19, 2019, 248 pp., $25.71 What kind of Canada do we want for the future of our children?  Does the increasing inequality between the top 1% and all those left behind matter for our human rights and democracy?  According to renowned Canadian…

Building social connectedness in a social media world

By Sharon Broughton (October 31, 2019) Hivemind: Thinking Alike in a Divided World, by Sarah Rose Cavanagh, PhD., Grand Central Publishing, September 3, 2019, 304 pp., $27.71 Have you witnessed the “invisible leash,” the channel of communication between a dog and his owner, manifested by mutual understanding and a deep and binding connection?  In disaster, have you seen the best brought out in…

Are you managing? Two of the season’s best titles will get you to a resounding yes.

A non-profit management boot camp in a book By Sharon Broughton (September 20, 2019) Nonprofit Management 101:  A complete and practical guide for leaders and professionals – 2nd edition, Edited by Darian Rodriguez Heyman and Laila Brenner, Wiley, August 30, 2019, 576 pp, $41.58 Described as “essential resources, tools and hard-earned wisdom from 55 leading experts,” this 576 page tome is non-profit management boot camp…

Jesse’s Thistle’s “From the Ashes” climbs up the bestseller list

We are so thrilled that Jesse Thistle’s memoir From the Ashes is catching Canada by storm. In case you missed it, here is Sharon Broughton’s compelling review, originally published on August 15, 2019. (Gail Picco-Editor) A story about the essential connection of culture and heritage to wellbeing and self-esteem Reviewed by Sharon Broughton (First published August 15, 2019) From the Ashes: My…