We are so forgetful, and inattentive, and lazy – so keep at it, keep learning, until you come close to finally getting it!

What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Is there anything of which one can say, “Look! This is something new”? It was here already, long ago; it was here before our time. Ecclesiastes 1: 9-10 —————— Here’s an observation…not exactly original Read More

The Heart of Business: Leadership Principles for the Next Era of Capitalism by Hubert Joly – Here are my Seven Lessons and Takeaways

• The architecture I am advocating has employees at the heart of business, creating and nurturing caring and authentic relationships both within the company and also with all of the company’s stakeholders—customers, vendors, local communities, and shareholders—in a way that not only contributes to the company’s purpose but also creates great outcomes for each of Read More

(Note: the SECOND FRIDAY OF JULY) Noise: A Flaw In Human Judgement By Daniel Kahneman and Amazon Unbound by Brad Stone – for the July 9, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis (On Zoom) – In our 24th Year

  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. —————-     For the SECOND FRIDAY OF JULY, the July 9, 2021 First Friday Book Synopsis, Randy Mayeux will present Read More

Here is the June, 2021 list of best-selling business books from the New York Times – A new Kahneman book; a new book by Brad Stone on Bezos and Amazon; Atomic Habits by James Clear still #1

Here is the June, 2021 list of best-selling business books from the New York Times.  For the umpteenth month in a row (yes, umpteenth is a precise number), Atomic Habits by James Clear is at the #1 spot.  I don’t keep a record of how long it has been at the top spot, but this Read More

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