How Many Books will you read in 2022? – A suggested, realistic goal for those wanting to learn: Six serious-reading-to-learn books for the year

How many books did you read in 2021? How many books do you plan to read in 2022? Gallup has come out with its annual survey of reading habits, Americans Reading Fewer Books Than in Past, and here is the bottom line finding: “Americans say they read an average of 12.6 books during the past Read More

Coming for the February 4, 2022 First Friday Book Synopsis (in-person, & on Zoom) – Making Numbers Count by Chip Heath & Karla Starr; and Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman

IN OUR 24TH YEAR! First Friday Book Synopses Friday, February 4, 2022 7:00 am, CST Randy Mayeux provides thorough synopses of the content of useful, best-selling business books. He provides a comprehensive, multi-page synopsis handout, that concludes with his own lessons and takeaways from each book he presents. “I love good books; and I read Read More

Here is the New York Times list of best-selling business books for January, 2022 – Yes, Atomic Habits by James Clear is still at the top spot, as it has been for nearly the entire pandemic…

The New York Times has just published its first list of best selling business books for 2022; the January, 2022 list. For the first time in my memory, we have presented fewer than half of the books on the list at our monthly event, the First Friday Book Synopsis. But, I will present one of Read More

Download the two Synopses Handouts for the Friday, January 7, 2022 First Friday Book Synopsis (over Zoom) — Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown and Rule of the Robots by Martin Ford

We are in Year #24 of our monthly gatherings.             You are invited First Friday Book Synopsis, Friday, January 7, 2022, 7:00 am/7:25 am (Central Time), on Zoom. I hope you can join us! Meeting both In-person at the Park City Club Click here to register. And… On Zoom Well over 100 people Read More

Think Again by Adam Grant is my selection for the Business Book of the Year, 2021 — with some very good, very close runners-up

• Yet in a turbulent world, there’s another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn.  • Questioning ourselves makes the world more unpredictable. It requires us to admit that the facts may have changed, that what was once right may now be wrong. • Reconsidering something we believe Read More