Coming for the December 3 First Friday Book Synopsis, over Zoom –Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger, and Multiply Your Impact by Liz Wiseman, and Stop Overthinking: 23 Techniques to Relieve Stress, Stop Negative Spirals, Declutter Your Mind, and Focus on the Present (Mental and Emotional Abundance) by Nick Trenton.

IN OUR 24TH YEAR! First Friday Book Synopses Friday, December 3, 2021 7:30 am, CST The First Friday Book Synopsis is currently on Zoom. Over 100 people are gathering for our monthly sessions of the First Friday Book Synopsis on Zoom. {We meet every month, on the first Friday of the month, 7:30 am, (CST). Please add our Read More

Thoughts about reading books vs. studying books – with a modest, doable suggestion

I want to share a few thoughts about reading vs. studying. I have four book synopsis presentations to give in three days.  Two today; one tomorrow; one Friday.  These four are each on a different book; each to a different group/team/.  (Man’s Search for Meaning; The Culture Code; Strong Towns; and Capitalism on Fire). All Read More

The Power of Pressure: Why Pressure isn’t the Problem, it’s the Solution by Dane Jensen – Here are my six lessons and takeaways

• “What’s the most pressure you’ve ever been under?” as a conversation starter when I was sitting around a table with participants at a break or over lunch. I quickly realized that this question was like a portal into a world of incredible experiences. …What made it so high-pressure? What did you do? What helped? Read More

As You Update Your Computer, don’t forget to update your thinking; your knowledge

“Our comforting conviction that the world makes sense rests on a secure foundation: our almost unlimited ability to ignore our ignorance.” Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow How often should you update your computer, and all of your apps? The answer, of course, is constantly.  The longer you put it off, the more behind you Read More

Download the two Synopses Handouts for the Friday, November 5, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis (over Zoom) — The Long Game: How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World by Dorie Clark, and The Power of Pressure: Why Pressure Isn’t the Problem, It’s the Solution by Dane Jensen.

We are in Year #24 of our monthly gatherings.             You are invited First Friday Book Synopsis, Friday, November 5, 2021, 7:30 am (Central Time), on Zoom. I hope you can join us! —————— Well over 100 people have been joining us on our “Remote” First Friday Book Synopsis gatherings. We have had participants Read More