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The GOOD, the BAD, and the UGLY

  • "The GOOD, the BAD, and the UGLY in the Age of the Internet" - a keynote address

  • RECOMMENDATIONS from The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY In The Age of The Internet

  • The "Force" for "GOOD"

  • The Keynote Objective


  • ASK Ourselves, ASK Everyone

  • The Guild of Unauthorized Sharing

  • Ethical SHARING Honors Original Content

  • The Color Blind Paint Salesperson and the Workshop Imposter

  • Copyright Ownership vs. Owning the DVD

  • The Gray Zone Framed By Black & White

  • GOOD Increases Your Visibility with Search

  • "Abilities versus Choices" & Choice Quotes

  • DMCA "Take Down" - Action & Advocacy Against Copycats

  • Alibaba Who? Alibaba Me?

  • Selling Craft Before Its Time

  • "I love your work and want to make one for myself"

  • Purchase of an Object versus Purchase of Copyright or Right to Copy

Harriete in the studio

  • HARRIETE looking at tins
    Views in the studio of Harriete Estel Berman.

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March 05, 2015

February 27, 2015

February 11, 2015

January 27, 2015

January 06, 2015

December 17, 2014

November 28, 2014

November 25, 2014

October 29, 2014

October 27, 2014

October 23, 2014

October 20, 2014

Harriete is reading.

  • How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams, the Dilbert cartoonist

  • The Skinny Rules: The Simple, Nonnegotiable Principles for Getting to Thin by Greg Critser

  • slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations by Nancy Duarte

  • How to be a Presentation God: Build, Design, and Deliver Presentations that Dominate

  • Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull

  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Books in Posts on ASK Harriete

  • UnMarketing: Stop Marketing. Start Engaging by Scott Stratten

  • The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

  • Humor in Craft by Brigitte Martin

  • Rose Valland: Resistance at the Museum by Corinne Bouchoux

  • Salt Mines and Castles: The Discovery and Restitution of Looted European Art by Thomas Carr Howe Jr

  • Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis

  • Repatriation of Art from the Collecting Point in Munich After World War II

  • Shadowed by Grace: A Story of Monuments Men by Cara Putman

  • The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert Edsel

  • Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success

  • Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections, and Frozen Treats Based on Iconic Works of Art by Caitlin Freeman

  • Unleashing the Idea Virus by Seth Godin

  • Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All

  • Trashformations: Recycled Materials in Contemporary American Art and Design

  • The Fine Art of the Tin Can: Techniques & Inspirations by Bobby Hansson

  • Contemporary Jewelry in Perspective

  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

  • IMAGINE: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer

  • Be Good: How to Navigate the Ethics of Everything

  • Risky is the New Safe

  • The TOOLS: Transform Your Problems Into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity

  • Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton

  • Professional Goldsmithing: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Jewelry Techniques by Alan Revere

  • The Art Of Jewelry Making: Classic & Original Designs ~ Alan Revere

Harriete's Favorites

  • Jewelry of the 21st Century Makes Fitness a Lifestyle

  • The Long Tail by Chris Anderson

  • Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoffrey Colvin

  • Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Professional Development Seminar

  • The IN and OUT of SHIPPING

  • Collectors, Collection and You

Interesting Blogs

  • Joanne Mattera Art Blog
    Joanne Matera describes her blog as "Guaranteed Biased, myopic,incomplete and journalistically suspect" but the art business information is interesting and informative.
  • Craft Gadfly
    Author Bruce Metcalf writes all to infrequently from his experiences. The extended text needs more images for relief so be patient.
  • Extreme Craft
    Garth Johnson's perspective on the handmade as art or craft.
  • Judaica Journal
    This is the only blog I've found about contemporary Judaica.

Online Resources

Guest Authors on ASK Harriete

  • Metal Techniques of Bronze Age Masters by Victoria Lansford, Guest Author on ASK Harriete

Professional Guidelines Committee

10 Plagues

  • Death by Fire: Sati, Dowry Death, and Female Infanticide in Modern India by Mala Sen

  • Science and Technology in World History

  • Man and Microbes: Disease and Plagues in History and Modern Times

  • Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues

  • Six Modern Plagues and How We Are Causing Them