Nuts! Southwest Airlines’ Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success, about Herb Kelleher; Leadership: In Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin – for the February 1 First Friday Book Synopsis

We had a wonderful session this morning at the January First Friday Book Synopsis.  What a great start to a new year!  Over 110 folks joined us.  I suspect some because they love Brené Brown.  And, yes, Dare to Lead by Brené Brown is that good! (I’ll soon be posting my lessons and takeaways from this book Read More

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari – My Six Lessons and Takeaways

{Unfinished business:  I am wayyyyyy behind on my intended blog posts; as I am behind on quite a bit more. Anybody else feel that way? Anyway, a month late, here is this post…} ——————– I presented my synopsis of the book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari at the December First Friday Book Read More

Being a Catalyst for Success by Bill Wallace – A Book to Prompt some much-needed Reflection

Why do you read a book? Different books serve different purposes. There are Books to Entertain– I read Daniel Silva, among other, for this. There are Books to Study– among others, these are the business books I read for the First Friday Book Synopsis, and books on social justice for the Urban Engagement Book Club. Read More

Here is the New York Times list of Business Books Best Sellers for December, 2018 – Dare to Lead at #1; Atomic Habits #3

Each month, the New York Times publishes its list of Best Selling Business Books.  For December, 2018, the #1 book, for the second month in a row, is Dare to Lead by Brené Brown.  I will present my synopsis of this book, and the book at #6, This is Marketing by Seth Godin, at the January 4 First Friday Read More