Michael Lewis, The Premonition and The Heart of Business by Hubert Joly – for the June 4, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis (On Zoom) – In our 24th Year

Randy Mayeux provides a thorough synopsis of the content of a useful, best-selling business book. He provides a comprehensive, multi-page synopsis handout, that concludes with his own lessons and takeaways from each book he presents. —————-     For the June 4, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis, Randy Mayeux will present synopses of two new books, Read More

Video Clip for Today’s Book Synopsis

Here is the video clip we watched today at the First Friday Book Synopsis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJdzGCxTuaQ Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals by Rachel Hollis (HarperCollins, 2019). https://app.box.com/…/utmyabw894c2q7x…/file/807867914879 Synopsis by Karl Krayer Best-selling author and lifestyle blogger Rachel Hollis is in your corner with her bubbly personality and infinite confidence. She Read More

Download the two Synopses Handouts for May’s First Friday Book Synopsis, May 7, 2021 – Just Work by Kim Scott; and The Scout Mindset by Julia Galef

We are in Year #24 of our monthly gatherings.             ——————- You are invited First Friday Book Synopsis, Friday, May 7, 2021, 7:30 am (Central Time), on Zoom. I hope you can join us! {Note: Karl Krayer will present a bonus synopsis presentation of Girl, Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis, at Read More

As the Pandemic may wind down, what will the next big challenge be?  Here’s a suggested reading list to help you get ready…

Yes, yes, I know it is a cliché.  But the reality is that it is true. “Leaders are readers.” So, why is it true?  Because no leader knows enough. Each leader has the challenge, and task, of keeping up, staying current, staying informed.  And, in this fast-changing era, woe to the leader who falls behind. Read More

DEI – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion – vs. Uniformity, Inequity, Exclusion – We’ve got work to do

We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed. Frankly, I have yet to engage in a direct action campaign that was “well timed” in the view of those who have not suffered unduly from the disease of segregation. For years now I Read More