May 01, 1999
Meetings & Conventions: Short Cuts May 1999

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FOR THE BOOKSHELFManaging Multiple Bosses: How to Juggle Priorities, Personalities & Projects and Make It Look Easy, by Pat Nickerson, AMACOM Books, New York City, $15.95
If there’s anything more stressful than a demanding boss, it’s several demanding bosses. Today, with flatter corporate structures, a growing number of employees report to several managers. Pat Nickerson, an author, speaker and corporate trainer, shares case studies from her management courses and offers workable solutions for fellow sufferers. Survival, she says, depends on prioritizing, delegating, asserting and, in some cases, simply saying “no.” The retirement Handbook: How to Maximize Your Assets & Protect Your Quality of Life, by Carl W. Battle, Allworth Press, New York City, $18.95
With the aging of America, a child born today can expect to have nearly 20 years of retirement during which to spend free time and hard-earned money. Attorney Carl W. Battle tells readers how to make the most of what ought to be some of the best years of their lives. Chapters address financial planning, life insurance, health care, disability, real estate, wills, social security, pension benefits and more. Back to Current Issue index | Back to Short Cuts index
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