Books by Academicians; Books by Practitioners; Books by Story-Tellers – all three are valuable to read

Thinking about books and their authors… I have presented synopses of business books every month for over 21 years.  And I have presented synopses of books dealing with social justice issues every month for over 12 years.  Add in other presentations prepared at the request of  of clients, and I am pretty sure that I Read More

Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction by Thomas M. Siebel; and The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You by Julie Zhuo – Coming for the September 6 First Friday Book Synopsis

We had another wonderful morning of learning at the August 2 First Friday Book Synopsis.  The Park City Club always has the best breakfast!  And people continued their conversations long after we officially concluded our program. But, of course, at the center of the First Friday Book Synopsis, we have the two book synopses.  This morning, Read More

Abby Wambach, WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game – Here are her eight lessons and takeaways

Retiring at the top of her game, the owner of the best goals-per-game ratio in U.S. history scored a total of 184 goals in just 256 games—a legacy that would forever leave an indelible mark for her legendary play. (from the ABBY Wambach page at the USWNT site)     Abby Wambach was a soccer player. Read More

Thoughts on Reading, and Learning – thinking about how to select Good Books to Read

Let’s think about reading books – and learning. How do you decide that what you read is worth reading? How do you pick the good books from the bad ones? How do you learn something new – from someone that is reliable; trustworthy; right? I was recently involved in a pretty disturbing conversation – disturbing Read More

“You can be unethical and still legal” said Mark Zuckerberg – No thank you, Mr. Zuckerberg

“You can be unethical and still be legal that’s the way i live my life,.” Mark Zuckerberg, quoted in “He Thinks We’re Going To Take A Swing At Him?”: Inside The Decades-Long Cage Match Between Mark Zuckerberg And The Winklevoss Twins — by Ben Mezrich, Vanity Fair, May, 2019 unethical:  not conforming to a high Read More

You Can Be a Better Speaker! – Executive Public Speaking Workshop; Friday, August 23, 2019

Every failed presentation fails in one of two ways:  the presentation had little or nothing worthwhile to say; or, even if the content was worthwhile, then it was delivered very, very poorly. Would you like to deliver successful presentations?  It is simple (not easy – just simple) – just have something really worthwhile and useful Read More