Download the two Synopses Handouts for the Friday, April 5, 2024 First Friday Book Synopsis (over Zoom) — Slow Productivity by Cal Newport & Burn Book by Kara Swisher

{Note:  you can also still register to attend in-person for the April 5 First Friday Book Synopsis, at the wonderful Park City Club, by clicking here}. “My synopses are almost like getting your whole team to read a book together, which enables your own conversation on how to implement the key lessons from the book. Lifelong learning in real time.” Read More

Shifting Sands: What if the Business Books Don’t Feel Like Answers Anymore?

Note: consider this a reflective piece on where things are at the moment… With a little diagnosis, and not much solution. —————— “The wise man built his house upon the rock…” – Matthew 7 I had real trouble learning in graduate school. Long ago, after earning two degrees in Theology, I entered a PhD program Read More

Urban Engagement Book Club, Thursday, March 21, 12:30 pm, over Zoom – Infectious Generosity: The Ultimate Idea worth Spreading by Chris Anderson, Head of TED – And, here is my comprehensive handout

  —————– • Note:  Have you marked your calendar for the rest of the year?  We meet for the Urban Engagement Book Club every third Thursday, over Zoom.  Put it in your calendar! —– You are invited – on Zoom, Thursday! A special encouragement to attend  the Urban Engagement Book Club Thursday, March 21, over Zoom, 12:30 pm Read More

For the New York Times March, 2024 list of best-selling Business Books, Atomic Habits is still, yet again, at the top spot. But there a couple of newcomers to this month’s list.

For the New York Times March, 2024 list of best-selling Business Books, Atomic Habits is still, yet again, at the top spot.  But there a couple of newcomers to this month’s list. New to the list is the new book by Tony Robbins on investing, and the excellent new  book on communication by Charles Duhigg, Read More

We begin Year 27 of the First Friday Book Synopsis on April 5 – Come Join us – A new book by Kara Swisher, and a new book by Cal Newport!

“My synopses are almost like getting your whole team to read a book together, which enables your own conversation on how to implement the key lessons from the book. Lifelong learning in real time.” – Randy Mayeux   Book Lovers & Lifelong Learners, Join us for two good books: for the April 5, 2024 First Friday Book Read More