The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger – Here are my six lessons and takeaways

(A personal note:  I am writing this blog post during the great pandemic of 2020.  Some of the books I read, and present, seem oddly out of place with our current reality.  Even as I write this post, Disney had quite a difficult reopening of Disney in Florida… But this book is a terrific book, Read More

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo, and The Deficit Myth by Stephanie Kelton – Coming for the August 7 First Friday Book Synopsis (on Zoom)

First Friday Book Synopsis, August 7, 2020, on Zoom Time: 7:30 am (Central Time) Two Books: White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, Foreword by Michael Eric Dyson and The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy by Stephanie Kelton Link to join meeting: Read More

First Friday Book Synopsis now on YouTube – If you missed our live session, catch up here: Stamped from the Beginning and The Ride of a Lifetime, our July session, now available

The video recording of our July session of the First Friday Book Synopsis is now available on YouTube.  Click here to download the synopsis handout for these two presentations. The two books are: The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger and Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi (Each of the two book Read More

Here is the New York Times list of best-selling business books for July, 2020 – Atomic Habits by James Clear is still #1, in Pandemic America

The New York Times has just published its list of best-selling business books for July, 2020.  Again this month during pandemic season, Atomic Habits is #1 on the list. My theory on why this is still #1 is simple:  we are all having to work on ourselves, and this means that we need to get Read More