Here is the New York Times list of Best Selling Business Books for January, 2019 – Leadership By Doris Kearns Goodwin is #1; Dare to Lead by Brené Brown is #2

The New York Times has published its’ January, 2019 list of Best Selling Business Books. The number one book is Leadership: In Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin.  This inventive book looks at leadership as seen in four of our presidents:  Lincoln, Roosevelt and Rooesevelt, and Lyndon Baines Johnson. At #2 is Dare to Lead: Brave Work, Read More

Nuts! Southwest Airlines’ Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success, about Herb Kelleher; Leadership: In Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin – for the February 1 First Friday Book Synopsis

We had a wonderful session this morning at the January First Friday Book Synopsis.  What a great start to a new year!  Over 110 folks joined us.  I suspect some because they love Brené Brown.  And, yes, Dare to Lead by Brené Brown is that good! (I’ll soon be posting my lessons and takeaways from this book Read More

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari – My Six Lessons and Takeaways

{Unfinished business:  I am wayyyyyy behind on my intended blog posts; as I am behind on quite a bit more. Anybody else feel that way? Anyway, a month late, here is this post…} ——————– I presented my synopsis of the book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari at the December First Friday Book Read More

Being a Catalyst for Success by Bill Wallace – A Book to Prompt some much-needed Reflection

Why do you read a book? Different books serve different purposes. There are Books to Entertain– I read Daniel Silva, among other, for this. There are Books to Study– among others, these are the business books I read for the First Friday Book Synopsis, and books on social justice for the Urban Engagement Book Club. Read More