Here is the March, 2021 New York Times list of Best-Selling Business Books – How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates is at the #1 Spot

{The First Friday Book Synopsis is held every month in Dallas, TX.  We are beginning our 24th year on April 2.  During the pandemic, we have been meeting over Zoom.  Each month, Randy Mayeux presents thorough and comprehensive synopses of two business books; many of them from the best-sellers’ lists}. ———————- The New York Times Read More

Download the two Synopses Handouts for tomorrow’s First Friday Book Synopsis, March 5, 2021 – Think Again, Adam Grant, and Business Made Simple, Donald Miller

Note: tomorrow’s gathering will be the completion of our 23rd. year of our monthly gatherings. ——————- You are invited First Friday Book Synopsis,  Friday, March 5, 2021, 7:30 am (Central Time),  on Zoom.  I hope you can join us! —————— Two good books: March 5, 2021 – on Zoom 1. Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know Read More


BOOKS FOR MARCH AND FEBRUARY- 2021 Books marked as asterisks* are best sellers: Books I am reading in March: Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes Dark Sky by C.J. Box* Girl, Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis Three Single Wives by Gina Lamanna Books I read in February: Killing Crazy Horse by Bill O’Reilly* Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner* To Kill Read More

How I Built This by Guy Raz – Here are my six lessons and takeaways

• My hope in structuring the book in this way is to show anyone who has the courage to pursue an idea but is struggling with the fear of failure, that every mistake that could be made in business has been made, that solutions to your problems have already been found—many of them by the Read More

My Synopsis of Evil Geniuses by Kurt Andersen is today, Feb. 18, 2021, on Zoom – Come join us!

If you have an open time window today, 12:30 pm (CST), I am presenting my synopsis of Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking of America: A Recent History today, February 18, 2021 at 12:30 (CST) for the Urban Engagement Book Club, sponsored by CitySquare, on Zoom. This is quite a provocative book. I encourage you to download my synopsis handout, print it Read More