The Wisdom of the Bullfrog: Leadership Made Simple (But Not Easy) Admiral by William H. McRaven – Here are my six Lessons and Takeaways

Well, for thousands of years militaries have relied on mottoes, creeds, parables, and stories to inspire, to motivate, and to guide leaders and followers alike. These sayings serve to reinforce certain behaviors. …They also provide a memory prompt… In this book I have collected eighteen of these sayings that have guided me throughout my career: Read More

Read a Book! – There is always the near-perfect book to read, whatever you are dealing with

Read a book. Seriously, read a book. Read a book slowly; thoughtfully; carefully.  With an open mind.  With a hunger to learn. My blog, and my book events the First Friday Book Synopsis and the Urban Engagement Book Club, are events where I present synopses of good, useful, best-selling books on business issues, and issues Read More

Join us June 2 for two good books: These are the Plunderers on How Private Equity harms America by Gretchen Morgenson, and For the Culture by Marcus Collins –for the June 2 First Friday Book Synopsis

—————– FOR THE LIFELONG LEARNER IN ALL OF US! Come to learn; and make some great connections! MAKE 2023 A YEAR OF LEARNING! June 2 – IN OUR 26th Year! Click here to register for the in-person gathering at the wonderful Park City Club in Dallas. Scroll down for Zoom info. What:  the June 2 First Friday Book Synopsis, Read More

Here is the May, 2023 New York Times list of best-selling business books – The Wisdom of the Bullfrog by Admiral William McRaven is at #2

The Wisdom of the Bullfrog: Leadership Made Simple (But Not Easy) by Admiral William H. McRaven was published on April 4, 2023.  It made its’ debut on the New York Times list of best-selling business books on the May list, at #2.  #1 is still…yet again…Atomic Habits. I have read Admiral McRaven’s new book, and Read More

Download the two Synopses Handouts for the Friday, May 5, 2023 First Friday Book Synopsis (over Zoom) — The Wisdom of the Bullfrog (Admiral McRaven) & Win Every Argument (Mehdi Hasan)

{Note:  you can also still register to attend in-person for the May 5 First Friday Book Synopsis, at the wonderful Park City Club, by clicking here}.   In our 26th Year! You are invited First Friday Book Synopsis, Friday, May 5, 2023, 7:25 am (Central Time), on Zoom. I hope you can join us! Meeting On Zoom Around 100 people (in Read More