The New York Times has published its October, 2020 list of Best Selling Business Books – Atomic Habits by James Clear is still at #1

The New York Times has published its October, 2020 list of Best Selling Business Books.  For the first time in quite a while, there are a few new books on the list. Atomic Habits by James Clear is still at #1.  This book has been at the #1 spot for quite a few months.  I suspect Read More

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez (the Business Book of the Year, 2019), and Uncharted by Margaret Heffernan – Coming for the November 6 First Friday Book Synopsis (On Zoom)

  First Friday Book Synopsis November 6, 2020 — on Zoom Time: 7:30 am (Central Time) Two Books: Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez and Uncharted: How to Navigate the Future by Margaret Heffernan.  Zoom link coming soon Please invite one and all to participate in this session.   During Pandemic Season, we have continued to average Read More

Here is the video of my synopsis presentations of Doesn’t Hurt to Ask and How to Be an Antiracist from the October First Friday Book Synopsis

I have uploaded the video recordings of our October First Friday Book Synopsis. (Scroll through this blog for videos from other months, with other book synopsis presentations). Before you watch, click here to download the synopsis handouts.   First Friday Book Synopsis, Oct., 2020 – Doesn’t Hurt to Ask and How to Be an Antiracist Read More

Books I Have Read – September-October 2020

Here are the newest books that I have read recently: (Note: The books marked with a (*) are current best-sellers) Current Books (October, 2020) Rage by Bob Woodward(*) Right Behind You by Lisa Garner Bedpan Commando by June Wandrey ————————————————————————– Recent Books (September, 2020) Your Next Five Moves by Patrick Bet-Davis(*) Look for Me by Lisa Garner Near Dark by Brad Thor Read More

Download the Synopses Handouts for Friday’s Remote First Friday Book Synopsis – October 2, 2020 – Doesn’t Hurt to Ask and How to Be an Antiracist

Over 190 people joined in on our “Remote” First Friday Book Synopsis August gathering. We had participants from all over the country. Please share this word far and wide — all are welcome! ONE BOOK ON BUSINESS ONE BOOK ON ISSUES OF RACE Friday, October 2, 2020 7:30 AM Central Time NOTE: ZOOM NOW REQUIRES A PASSCODE.  IT Read More

Humanocracy by Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini – Here are My Seven Lessons and Takeaways

Bureaucracy: noun — a system of administration marked by officialism, red tape, and proliferation (Merriam-Webster)… Our starting premise. Across the world, organizations are disabled by bureaucracy — they are inertial, incremental, and inhuman. — The premise of this book is that most of these choices can and must be revisited. These companies were built, or Read More