Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger, and Multiply Your Impact by Liz Wiseman – Here are my seven lessons and takeaways

• Some people seem to know how to make themselves valuable. They pay attention. They look for the most productive places to put their capability to use. They make things work, and they get the job done, even when the job gets difficult. They not only deliver results but send ripples of positive impact throughout Read More

Audio Book vs. Book Book – Passive vs. Active; Receiving vs. Pursuing – thoughts on how to learn (from books especially)

Maybe there is a difference between reading to enjoy vs. reading to learn… —————— A few days ago, someone asked me if I thought that listening to an audio book was as good as reading a book. Confession:  I have never listened to an audio book. But…I have read about the experience.  And I have Read More

Coming for the January 7, 2022 First Friday Book Synopsis – Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown, and Rule of the Robots by Martin Ford

IN OUR 24TH YEAR! First Friday Book Synopses Friday, January 7, 2022 7:00 am, CST Randy Mayeux provides thorough synopses of the content of useful, best-selling business books. He provides a comprehensive, multi-page synopsis handout, that concludes with his own lessons and takeaways from each book he presents. ——————- What we know, we know because Read More

Download the two Synopses Handouts for the Friday, December 3, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis (over Zoom) — Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger, and Multiply Your Impact by Liz Wiseman, and Stop Overthinking by Nick Denton

We are in Year #24 of our monthly gatherings.   You are invitedFirst Friday Book Synopsis,Friday, December 3, 2021, 7:30 am (Central Time), on Zoom.I hope you can join us! —————— Well over 100 people have been joining us on our “Remote” First Friday Book Synopsis gatherings. We have had participants from all over the country. Please share this word Read More

The Long Game: How to be a long-term thinker in a short-term world by Dorie Clark – Here are my five lessons and takeaways

• In The Long Game, my goal is to lay the process bare and to share the unvarnished reality behind what it takes to build long-term success. • The Long Game is intended to be a clarion call on behalf of long-term thinking. • The truth is, none of us can predict the future. But Read More

My synopsis of We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is Today, Thursday, November 18, 12:30 pm, over Zoom – Come Join Us – (And, here is the synopsis handout)

If you have an open lunch time window Today, Thursday, November 18, 12:30 pm (CST), I am presenting my synopsis of We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 12:30 (CST) for the Urban Engagement Book Club, sponsored by CitySquare, on Zoom. This is an important book on gender equality. It is clear; to Read More