Read A Book; Speak Clearly and Effectively. Can you do both of these well? – It’s time to get better at getting better.

Read A Book; Speak Clearly and Effectively – Can you do both of these well? It Couldn’t Hurt, could it?  No one ever lost ground because they were good at reading books. OR because they were good in front of an audience. We know this; but we don’t work on it. And that’s a mistake. Read More

Leadership Field Manual by Jocko Willink; The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber – Coming for the February 7, 2020 First Friday Book Synopsis

The First Friday Book Synopsis February 7, 2020 Here are just a few ways we have tried to describe our event through the years: #1 — A great Park City Club breakfast — and, it really is a great breakfast! #2 — Conversations with terrific people – people of substance. #3 – Full, substantive synopses Read More

Here is the January, 2020 New York Times list of Best-Selling Business Books – The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger at #1; Atomic Habits at #2

The New York Times has published its first list of best-selling business books of 2020.  The January, 2020 list, as always, has the top ten best-selling business books of the month. Of the ten books on this month’s list, I have presented synopses of seven of them at our monthly event in Dallas, the First Read More

Stop; Look; Listen –- Stop; Listen; Look — Stillness/Mindfulness is the Key

What Is Mindfulness? Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens. ——————– I have finished my careful reading of the two books I will present at the January 10th First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas (the 2nd Friday of January, because of the Read More

Some year-end/new-year thoughts about the value of the First Friday Book Synopsis

For some reason, at the close of this year, I have reflected quite a bit on the value of our monthly First Friday Book Synopsis gathering.  We are closing in on finishing 22 full years – over 500 book synopses presented; two a month, every month.  (OK – we did miss one month, years ago, Read More