Here is the October, 2021 New York Times list of best-selling business books – Vanderbilt by Anderson Cooper is at #1

The New York Times has published its list of best-selling business books for October, 2021.  For the first time in many, many months, Atomic Habits by James Clear has fallen from the #1 spot to #2.  This was knocked from the top spot by the Vanderbilts… which is…understandable. Of the ten books on this month’s Read More

Reset: A Leader’s Guide to Work in an Age of Upheaval by Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. – Here are my seven lessons and takeaways

• Simply put, Reset is the most effective guide to reimagining your organization at a time when we need it most. “Reset” means developing truly inclusive organizations that leverage differences for growth and innovation. It means reexamining antiquated paradigms and developing policies that support your unique company culture. • If you’re a leader, active, aspiring, Read More

AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future by Kai-Fu Lee and Chen Qiufan – Here are my five lessons and takeaways

 {In a July 2020 review in The New York Times, Farhad Manjoo said that GPT-3’s ability to generate computer code, poetry, and prose is not just “amazing”, “spooky”, and “humbling”, but also “more than a little terrifying.”} —– • This book is based on realistic AI, or technologies that either already exist or can be Read More

Coming for the November 5 First Friday Book Synopsis, over Zoom – The Long Game: How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World by Dorie Clark; and The Power of Pressure: Why Pressure Isn’t the Problem, It’s the Solution by Dane Jensen

IN OUR 24TH YEAR! First Friday Book Synopses Friday, November 5, 2021 7:30 am, CST The First Friday Book Synopsis is currently on Zoom. Over 100 people are gathering for our monthly sessions of the First Friday Book Synopsis on Zoom. {We meet every month, on the first Friday of the month, 7:30 am, (CST). Read More

Download the two Synopses Handouts for the Friday, October 1, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis (over Zoom) — AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future by Kai-Fu Lee and Chen Quifan and Reset: A Leader’s Guide to Work in an Age of Upheaval by Johnny C. Taylor.

We are in Year #24 of our monthly gatherings.             You are invited First Friday Book Synopsis, Friday, October 1, 2021, 7:30 am (Central Time), on Zoom. I hope you can join us! —————— Well over 100 people have been joining us on our “Remote” First Friday Book Synopsis gatherings. We have had participants Read More

The 40% that matters – training that cultivates Curiosity and Innovation — (Insight from Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., from his book Reset)

I will be presenting my synopsis of Reset: A Leader’s Guide to Work in an Age of Upheaval by Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. at this Friday’s First Friday Book Synopsis (over Zoom).  Mr. Taylor is the President and CEO of The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  It is a good book. (Oct. 1, 7:30 Read More