Get the basics wrong, and everything goes wrong. Get the basics right, and success becomes much more possible!

Thinking More – Yet Again – about the Basics… I teach college at the community college level.  I speak to different groups of employees, at different kinds of organizations.  And I speak to leadership teams in many different organizations, including many leadership teams of cities. And, I often think about this: It’s time for another Read More

Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell; and The Optimist’s Telescope – Coming for the October 4 First Friday Book Synopsis

The First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas — is a book club where you don’t have to read the book! ———————- Announcement:  Malcolm Gladwell has a new book! You almost want to shout that out, don’t you?!  A new Malcolm Gladwell book ranks right up there with a new Daniel Silva book – you want to read Read More

Here is the September, 2019 New York Times list of Best-selling Business Books – Dare to Lead by Brené Brown is back at the top spot

The New York Times has just published its list of Best Selling Business Books for September, 2019.  Dare to Lead by Brené Brown is back at the top spot; and not for the first time. I presented my synopsis of this book at the January, 2019 First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas – our monthly book-centered event now in Read More