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

Dare to Lead by Brené Brown; This is Marketing by Seth Godin – two great books to start the year at the January, 2019 First Friday Book Synopsis

We had a wonderful morning this morning at the December 7 First Friday Book Synopsis.  I presented synopses of Atomic Habits by James Clear, and 21 Lesson for the 21stCentury by Yuval Noah Harari. I will post my lessons and takeaways from each of those books, soon, on this blog; and the synopses will be available Read More

Say you want to become more …effective; productive…read these three books – Getting Things Done; The Power of Habit; Atomic Habits

            I’m not a young guy. I have my ways of working.  I get a lot done. Not enough. Not effectively enough. I (still) need help. I suspect you do also. So, as another year winds to a close, and you think about becoming a little more effective and productive in Read More

Valerie Sokolosky Interviewed me for her podcast – We discussed books, and other things – Have a listen

  Valerie Sokolosky has launched a podcast:  Doing It Right: The Stories that Make Us.  I had the opportunity to, and privilege of, being her guest. We discussed books, and few other things:  business books, and social justice books. It was recorded at the studios of Jeff Crilley.  Valerie is a terrific conversationalist.  It was Read More

Does Dallas Have Enough…Learning? – The First Friday Book Synopsis and the Challenge of Lifelong Learning (An Open Letter)

Are you learning as fast as the world is changing? Frequently quoted by Jim Young, business leader in Dallas ——————- This is the content of an “Open Letter” sent to our First Friday Book Synopsis folks.  (The First Friday Book Synopsis is our monthly event in Dallas, now in its 21st year).  It is about Read More