Start with Why by Simon Sinek – Here are My Four Lessons and Takeaways

By “why,” I mean: What’s your purpose? What’s your cause? What’s your belief? Why does your organization exist? Why do you get out of bed in the morning? And why should anyone care? As a result, the way we think, we act, the way we communicate is from the outside in, it’s obvious. We go Read More

My synopsis of Long Time Coming by Michael Eric Dyson is Thursday, March 18, 12:30 pm, over Zoom – Come Join Us – (And, here is the synopsis handout)

If you have an open lunch time window Thursday, March 18, 12:30 pm (CST), I am presenting my synopsis of Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America by Michael Eric Dyson,  Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 12:30 (CST) for the Urban Engagement Book Club, sponsored by CitySquare, on Zoom. This is quite a convicting book by the prolific Mr. Read More

Business Made Simple by Donald Miller – Here are my Five Lessons and Takeaways

Use this book to transform your economic worth. Character: What kind of person succeeds in business? Leadership: How do you unite a team around a mission? Personal Productivity: How can you get more done in less time? Messaging: Why aren’t customers paying more attention? Marketing: How do I build a sales funnel? Business Strategy: How Read More

Beginning our 24th Year – Bill Gates on Climate, and Mauro Guillen on 2030: Trends – for the April 2, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis (On Zoom)

If you need to explain what it is I offer, try this: Randy Mayeux provides a thorough synopsis of the content of a useful, best-selling business book. He provides a comprehensive, multi-page synopsis handout, that concludes with his own lessons and takeaways from each book he presents. —————-     Friday, April 3, 1998.  The Read More

Think Again by Adam Grant – Here are my six lessons and takeaways

• Intelligence is traditionally viewed as the ability to think and learn. • Yet in a turbulent world, there’s another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. • Questioning ourselves makes the world more unpredictable. It requires us to admit that the facts may have changed, that what Read More