You Can Be a Better Speaker! – Executive Public Speaking Workshop; Friday, August 23, 2019

Every failed presentation fails in one of two ways:  the presentation had little or nothing worthwhile to say; or, even if the content was worthwhile, then it was delivered very, very poorly. Would you like to deliver successful presentations?  It is simple (not easy – just simple) – just have something really worthwhile and useful Read More

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein – here are my five lessons and takeaways – (This is one of the year’s best books)

Range (verb) — to roam at large or freely Generalist — a person whose knowledge, aptitudes, and skills are applied to a field as a whole or to a variety of different fields (opposed to specialist). ——————-  I presented my synopsis of Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David J. Epstein at the Read More

In Transition?; Working on the Next Chapter of your Life? – Read these three very good books to help you on your journey

Life is lived best when it is lived in chapters D. Elton Trueblood ——————– Even in this thriving economy, I seem to meet a lot of people “in transition.”  Sometimes, their status is due to changes in an organization. Other times, they really are trying to figure out their answer to the age-old challenge: What shall I Read More

Never Split the Difference & Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders – coming for the August 2 First Friday Book Synopsis

We had a wonderful session this morning at the July First Friday Book Synopsis (on the 2nd Friday of July , because of the July 4 holiday). For next month’s session on August 2, I have again selected two books which provide valuable insight and actionable lessons. One is a book dealing with negotiation and communication.  Never Read More

Here is the New York Times list of Best Selling Business Books for July, 2019 – Dare to Lead by Brené Brown at #1; Range by Epstein at #2

The New York Times has published its list of Best Selling Business Books for July. I follow this list closely.  And of the ten books on this month’s list, after this Friday’s session, we will have presented synopses of 8 of the 10 at the First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas.  After Friday, I will have presented Read More