Looking Forward to December

This is going to be a leap of faith. Randy Mayeux and I co-founded the First Friday Book Synopsis, and I gave monthly presentations on best-selling business books for 22 years. Randy is still keeping the program going, and I am committed to present on December 4, 2020. It will be the first time for me Read More

It hasn’t worked

Despite a torrent of books promising to unlock the secrets of innovation, large organizations seem as incapable as ever of unleashing the creative energy of their people. from Humanocracy: Creating Organizations as Amazing as the People Inside Them by Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini ——————– It hasn’t worked. I think individuals have a better track record Read More

Moving from Simple Obedience to Daring Initiative – – Humanocracy, A First Take

I am deep into my reading of the new book by Gary Hamel, co-authored by Michele Zanini:  Humanocracy: Creating Organizations as Amazing as the People Inside Them (just published this month).  I will present my synopsis of this book at the Sept. 4 First Friday Book Synopsis (on Zoom). This is a very good, and Read More

The Deficit Myth by Stephanie Kelton – Here are my Six Lessons and Takeaways

This book aims to drive the number of people who believe the deficit is a problem closer to zero. We will show how MMT demonstrates that the federal government is not dependent on revenue from taxes or borrowing to finance its spending and that the most important constraint on government spending is inflation.   We Read More