Michael Lewis, The Premonition and The Heart of Business by Hubert Joly – for the June 4, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis (On Zoom) – In our 24th Year

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Randy Mayeux provides a thorough synopsis of the content of a useful, best-selling business book. He provides a comprehensive, multi-page synopsis handout, that concludes with his own lessons and takeaways from each book he presents.FFBS, 6,2021




For the June 4, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis, Randy Mayeux will present synopses of two new books, both reviewed very favorably.

The Premonition: A Pandemic Story by Michael Lewis – W. W. Norton & Company (May 4, 2021)
The Heart of Business: Leadership Principles for the Next Era of Capitalism by Hubert Joly, with Caroline Lambert. Harvard Business Review Press (May 4, 2021)

Michael Lewis was recently interviewed on 60 Minutes about his new book, The Premonition.  It is a book with lessons learned and opportunities missed during the past year’s pandemic challenges.  It will be worth a careful look.

And, The Heart of Business was written by the CEO who turned Best Buy around.  I remember articles about the danger Best Buy was in.  They have come though their dangers to profitable and successful days. This book reveals the business strategy that Hubert Joly followed to lead .

I can’t wait to delve into both books.

We are continuing to meet on Zoom.  The Zoom info is below.

I will e-mail the link to download the two handouts the day before the event.

And, though there is no charge to attend, if you would like to participate financially, (maybe a $12.00 participation), you can do so through PayPal by clicking here.  Or, you can send money through Zelle at .

We had nearly 100 people join us on Zoom in May.  Please plan to be with us on June 4. And, please invite others to join in with us.

Let’s keep learning – there’s always the next new thing to learn.


Here is the Zoom info:

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Time: June 4, 2021 07:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

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