Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire by Rebecca Henderson; and How I Built This by Guy Raz – Coming for the February 5 First Friday Book Synopsis (On Zoom)

First Friday Book Synopsis, Friday, February 5, 2020 — on Zoom Time: 7:30 am (Central Time) 1) Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire by Rebecca Henderson. PublicAffairs. (April 28, 2020) 2) How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs by Guy Raz. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. (September 15, 2020) Zoom link below Please Read More

Here is the New York Times list of Best-Selling Business Books for January, 2021 – Atomic Habits by James Clear again/still at Number One

The New York Times has published its list of best-selling business books for January, 2021. And, yet again, during this great pandemic, Atomic Habits is at the #1 spot.  This book has been on the top spot for many of the months of the pandemic. Of the ten books on this month’s list, I have Read More

Download the two Synopses Handouts for tomorrow’s First Friday Book Synopsis, January 8, 2021 – Post Corona and The Obstacle is the Way

You are invited First Friday Book Synopsis,  Friday, January 8, 2021, 7:30 am (Central Time),  on Zoom.  I hope you can join us.   NOTE: ZOOM NOW REQUIRES A PASSCODE.  IT IS BELOW, WITH THE LINK! —————————————————————————————— A very appreciative thank you to all who participate financially in this event.  The cost of this remote meeting Read More

Don’t just read something – write something down – a very doable New Year’s Resolution, that might make a bigger difference than you realize

In the old days, I read books on paper – you know, the kind that you would keep on a book shelf. Now, I read books on my Kindle App on my iPad. When I read the physical books, I would underline passages with a pen (I never much liked highlighters). And I would write in Read More

The Essential Baker’s Dozen – 12 (OK – 13) Books to Read to set yourself up for more success in business and in life, in 2021; and beyond

I am frequently asked: “what is the best book you have ever read?”  After I make a silly joke about “The Illustrated History of Professional Wrestling,” I usually answer with either The Grapes of Wrath, or Man’’s Search for Meaning. And, sometimes, the question is:  “what is the best business book you’ve ever read?”  And my Read More