“No self-respectin’ Southerner uses instant grits.” – It takes time; to cook good grits; and to learn from a good book.

From: My Cousin Vinny Vinny Gambini: Oh, oh, oh, I’m sorry. You testified earlier that the boys went into the store, and you had just begun to make breakfast. You were just ready to eat, and you heard a gunshot. That’s right, I’m sorry. So, obviously, it takes you five minutes to make breakfast. Mr. Read More

Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgement by Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, and Cass R. Sunstein – Here are my five lessons and takeaways

• The theme that emerges from these three chapters can be summarized in one sentence, which will be a key theme of this book: wherever there is judgment, there is noise—and more of it than you think. • Our conclusion is simple: wherever there is judgment, there is noise, and more of it than you Read More

Change by John Kotter, et al., and Humble Inquiry by Edgar Schein & Peter Schein – for the August 6, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis (On Zoom) – In our 24th Year

  Come join us on Zoom on August 6! Randy Mayeux provides thorough synopses of the content of useful, best-selling business books. He provides a comprehensive, multi-page synopsis handout, that concludes with his own lessons and takeaways from each book he presents. —————-     For the August 6, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis, Randy Mayeux Read More