Download the two Synopses Handouts for June’s First Friday Book Synopsis, June 4, 2021 – The Premonition by Michael Lewis; and The Heart of Business by Hubert Joly

We are in Year #24 of our monthly gatherings.             ——————- You are invited First Friday Book Synopsis, Friday, June 4, 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 Read More

White Working Class by Joan C. Williams – Here are my five lessons and takeaways

In 2018, (Joe) Biden — who favors biographies and volumes on comparative religion — became obsessed with two books: “How Democracies Die,” by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, and “White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America,” by Joan C. Williams. He carried both everywhere, scrawling notes on the pages and pulling out well-worn copies Read More

Kim Scott’s Just Work: “Workplace injustice is a human problem we must solve together” – Here are my five lessons and takeaways from Just Work by Kim Scott

Bias – prejudice – bullying — and worse.  This is what we need to deal with. Kim Scott does not hold back.  She gets in your face; and tells it like she thinks it is. She is direct; self-revealing; she does not beat around the bush. At the First Friday Book Synopsis, I presented my Read More