My synopsis of The Accommodation: The Politics of Race in an American City by Jim Schutze, is Today, Thursday, May 19, 12:30 pm, over Zoom – Come Join Us – (And, here is my synopsis handout)

A special encouragement to attend today on Zoom: The book The Accommodation is a classic book on racism in Dallas. And this classic book has special implications for this week, as we cope with another racist-based mass shooting; this one in Buffalo. Seriously, this synopsis today will help you think through some important and critical issues. Please Read More

Maybe call it the Empathy/Human Concern Gap? – A Leadership Reflection — Part 2

First of all, not all leaders are good leaders. Jocko Willink, Leadership Strategy and Tactics: Field Manual ——————- More on the empathy/human concern gap… (Read part 1 here). The business literature has no shortage of books describing the personal traits of individual leaders who were great at getting results…but, were quite a jerk in the Read More

Competing in the NEW World of Work: How Radical Adaptability Separates the Best from the Rest by Keith Ferrazzi, Kian Gohar, Kian, Noel Weyrich — Here are my five lessons and takeaways

(Note:  there are too many “extra blank lines” in this post.  My apology.  Wordpress has changed something, and I can’t figure out how to get rid of them.  Sorry about that). In an increasingly decentralized world where technology democratizes access to anything and everything, power lies within communities of individuals who can radically disrupt the status quo. So Read More

Imaginable: How to See the Future Coming and Feel Ready for Anything—Even Things That Seem Impossible Today by Jane McGonigal — Here are my six lessons and takeaways

(Note:  there are too many “extra blank lines” in this post.  My apology.  Wordpress has changed something, and I can’t figure out how to get rid of them.  Sorry about that). Taking in information that makes you uncomfortable isn’t something you do once. You keep it up, like a habit. And the more clues to change that you Read More