When by Daniel Pink – My Six Lessons and Takeaways (And, a useful list of “dos and don’ts)

“This is a book about timing. We all know that timing is everything. Trouble is, we don’t know much about timing itself. Our lives present a never-ending stream of “when” decisions—when to change careers, deliver bad news, schedule a class, end a marriage, go for a run, or get serious about a project or a Read More

Drowning in Information; Facing FOMO – Thoughts on the reality and challenge of an Overload Society

Prelude: When I was young, we watched whatever was on television. Now, we have to decide what to watch, from a gazillion options. Deciding is…exhausting… —————— I just spoke at a conference in Napa, California. (Alas, no time to “enjoy” Napa)… I was able to take in about 2 ½ sessions, and speak, and then Read More

Here’s the Business Books Best Sellers List from the New York Times for February, 2018 – Tim Ferriss’ Tribe of Mentors at the Top Spot

Here’s the Business Books Best Sellers List from the New York Times for February, 2018. Tim Ferriss sits at the top spot with his latest book, Tribe of Mentors. At the First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas (we are near the completion of our 20th year), we have presented many, many of the best selling business Read More

Great at Work, and Crossing the Chasm – Coming for the March 2 First Friday Book Synopsis

We had a wonderful morning at the February First Friday Book Synopsis. Ed Savage did a terrific job presenting a synopsis of The Anticipatory Organization by Daniel Burrus. And I had great difficulty keeping to my allotted time — ok, I went over my allotted time! – with my synopsis of Daniel Pink’s new book, When: Read More