“You reap what you sow” – Maybe… Thoughts prompted by Harvey Weinstein’s fall – (The Bible offers Good Advice? – Maybe…)

I was reading the Vanity Fair article, Judgment Day: Harvey Weinstein Scandal Could Finally Change Hollywood’s Culture of Secrecy, about the fall of Harvey Weinstein. Here’s the paragraph that prompted this post: Harvey Weinstein’s implosion has been cathartic for Lauren Sivan, one of the dozens of women who have come forward in recent days alleging that the once-celebrated Read More

Good news and Bad news: “The world will be in a scramble for the next ten years” – insight from Bob Johansen, The New Leadership Literacies

(Note:  I’ve been traveling, and unable to post on this blog. Sorry about that. I’m glad to be back). ——————– Here’s an excerpt from Bob Johansen’s new book The New Leadership Literacies: Thriving in a Future of Extreme Disruption and Distributed Everything: For at least the next decade, the world will be in a scramble: Read More

Here is the New York Times Business Books Best Sellers list for October, 2017 – Principles by Ray Dalio at the top

Here is the New York Times Business Books Best Sellers list for October, 2017. Principles by Ray Dalio sits at the top of this month’s list. Of the ten books on this month’s list, we have presented synopses of four of the ten; and plan to present a fifth from the list. I have presented Read More

The New Leadership Literacies by Bob Johansen; The Power of Moments by Chip Heath & Dan Heath – Coming for the November 3, 2017 First Friday Book Synopsis

For the November, 2017 First Friday Book Synopsis, we have selected two books especially worthy of note. Karl Krayer will present the new book by Chip Heath and Dan Heath: The Power of Moments. I have presented synopses of three earlier books by the Heath brothers: Made to Stick, Switch, and Decisive. These brothers are Read More

Price Reduction – Purchase our business book synopses; Now at lower prices

So, here’s the headline: you can now purchase our individual synopses of best-selling business books for only $4.99 each. Each synopsis comes with the audio recording of our presentation (recorded live at our monthly First Friday Book Synopsis sessions), and our comprehensive, multi-page handout for each synopsis. (We have also lowered our annual subscription price to $149.99. Read More