In Transition?; Working on the Next Chapter of your Life? – Read these three very good books to help you on your journey

Life is lived best when it is lived in chapters D. Elton Trueblood ——————– Even in this thriving economy, I seem to meet a lot of people “in transition.”  Sometimes, their status is due to changes in an organization. Other times, they really are trying to figure out their answer to the age-old challenge: What shall I Read More

Never Split the Difference & Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders – coming for the August 2 First Friday Book Synopsis

We had a wonderful session this morning at the July First Friday Book Synopsis (on the 2nd Friday of July , because of the July 4 holiday). For next month’s session on August 2, I have again selected two books which provide valuable insight and actionable lessons. One is a book dealing with negotiation and communication.  Never Read More

Here is the New York Times list of Best Selling Business Books for July, 2019 – Dare to Lead by Brené Brown at #1; Range by Epstein at #2

The New York Times has published its list of Best Selling Business Books for July. I follow this list closely.  And of the ten books on this month’s list, after this Friday’s session, we will have presented synopses of 8 of the 10 at the First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas.  After Friday, I will have presented Read More

“The average American is woefully undereducated about the history of race in the United States” – On this point, Marianne Williamson was exactly right

I do not believe—I do not believe that the average American is a racist. But the average American is woefully undereducated about the history of race in the United States. — Marianne Williamson, at the Democratic Candidates’ Debate, June 27, 2019 (click here for full transcript) ——————– This was a moment that jumped out at Read More