About every quarter, I start mapping out books I want to read in the upcoming months. The process protects me from reading too much in any one genre.[Read more…] about Are You Reading More Than Business Books?
Mortimer Adler teaches that all reading is active reading. That is, he says there is no such thing as passive reading. He then explains that active reading is like being a catcher in a baseball game.[Read more…] about What is Active Reading?
What is there left to say about this hard-to-put-down book? Nearly every blog publisher listing their top nonfiction books for 2018 includes John Carreyrou’s best-seller Bad Blood.
In no way do I believe reading is the best way to learn. But I love the process of discovery, especially when it happens unexpectedly, whether it’s in a book or elsewhere.[Read more…] about Discovery Versus Instruction
I read between 80 and 120 books a year. Don’t worry if you read 1-2 books a month, that’s a lot of learning in just one year.
I didn’t use to read this much. During my first year at KPMG in the late 1980’s, I probably made it through 2-3 books a year. I guarantee that one or two of those titles was by Clive Cussler.[Read more…] about I Still Remember Reading Just a Couple Books a Year