The Urban Engagement Book Club; an important update – Consider adding this gathering to your monthly schedule

I have presented books dealing with issues of social justice – poverty, homelessness, racial justice – since 2004.  For practically all of these years, this was a monthly presentation under the umbrella of CitySquare.  This year, I moved this to an independent gathering. I have every intention of continuing this monthly learning experience.  To put Read More

Urban Engagement Book Club, Thursday, May 16, 12:30 pm, over Zoom – We Are the Leaders We Have Been Looking For (The W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures) by Eddie Glaude Jr. – And, here is my comprehensive handout

  You are invited – on Zoom, Thursday, May 16! A special encouragement to attend the  Urban Engagement Book Club Thursday, May 16, over Zoom, 12:30 pm Please join us. All details below. ———— Download today’s handout by clicking here. —————- If you have an open lunch time window Thursday, May 16, 12:30 pm (CST), I Read More

The New York Times has published its list of best-selling business books for May, 2024. And, yes, Atomic Habits is still, and yet again, at the #1 spot.

The New York Times has published its list of best-selling business books for May, 2024. And, yes, Atomic Habits is still, and yet again, at the #1 spot.  On this month’s list of ten books, two are written by women authors.  Worthy by Jamie Kern Lima, andBuild the Life You Want , written by Oprah Read More

May Contain Lies: How Stories, Statistics, and Studies Exploit Our Biases―And What We Can Do about It by Alex Edmans, and The Algebra of Wealth by Scott Galloway — two good and needed books for the June 7 First Friday Book Synopsis

Since April, 1998 Sharpen Your Edge: Learn From Top Business Minds — at the First Friday Book Synopsis —–                           “My synopses are almost like getting your whole team to read a book together, which enables your own conversation on how to implement the Read More

Download the two Synopses Handouts for the Friday, May 3, 2024 First Friday Book Synopsis (over Zoom) — Co-Intelligence: Living and Working with AI by Ethan Mollick and Cultures of Growth: How the New Science of Mindset Can Transform Individuals, Teams, and Organizations by Mary C. Murphy, Carol Dweck (Foreword)

{Note:  you can also still register to attend in-person for the May 3 First Friday Book Synopsis, at the wonderful Park City Club, by clicking here}. Sharpen Your Edge: Learn From Top Business Minds at First Friday Book Synopsis “My synopses are almost like getting your whole team to read a book together, which enables your own conversation on how to Read More