Great by Choice; The Shallows – two good books for the November First Friday Book Synopsis

The new Jim Collins  and Morten Hansen book, Great by Choice:   Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck – Why Some Thrive Despite Them All, and the significant “how is the internet affecting our brains” book, The Shallows, will be our two selections of the November 4 First Friday Book Synopsis.

I will present the synopsis of the new Collins and Hansen book.  When Jim Collins comes out with a new book, it is a big deal.  And this new book, just out, is already generating interest and buzz.  And Karl Krayer will present the synopsis of The Shallows.  This was selected as the title for the Dallas Morning News reading focus this year.  It asks some very serious questions about the impact of the internet on our brains.

These will be valuable and useful presentations.  So, if your schedule is free, come join us on Friday, November 4.  You can reserve your spot through the link on our home page.

And, I will also present a “bonus program,” immediately following our usual event.  This will go from 8:30 to about 9:45.  Prompted by the ongoing financial crisis and uncertainty, I will provide key insights from an array of important and best-selling books:

Is This Time Really Different?
Based on a compilation of the key thoughts about the great financial crisis facing our country and the world,
from a number of best-selling books, including:
That Used to Be Us; Boomerang; This Time Is Different; 
The Great Stagnation; The Big Short; All the Devils are Here, and others


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