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

Here is the New York Times list of best-selling business books for November, 2021 – Atomic Habits by James Clear is back at the #1 spot

The New York Times has (finally; the latest in the month I’ve seen) published its list of best-selling business books for November, 2021. Atomic Habits by James Clear is back at the top of the list.  I have followed this list for many years, and there has never been a book at, or near, the Read More

On Teaching and Learning, in Life, and Within Organizations (part 2) – (Reflections on Learning Organizations, filled with Fellow Learners)

In business management, a learning organization is a company that facilitates the learning of its members and continuously transforms itself.  The concept was coined through the work and research of Peter Senge and his colleagues. Wikipedia A learning organization is an organization skilled at creating, acquiring, and transferring knowledge, and at modifying its behavior to reflect new knowledge and insights. David A. Garvin, Read More