If I were starting a coaching relationship with a financial leader, you might be surprised that the first homework assignment would not be a book. Instead, start by listening to Dan Sullivan.[Read more…] about An Introduction to Dan Sullivan
Let’s get something out of the way–this writer loves baseball. So how could I not be intrigued when I read about a former manager of my favorite team talking about books?[Read more…] about A Former St. Louis Baseball Manager on Books
You did read Shoe Dog, right? If not, read it and thank me later. If you have already read it, did you find yourself wanting to read a similar title? Then you’ve come to the right place.[Read more…] about Books Similar to Shoe Dog
I am a regular reader of FP&A Trends, and I’m just as much of a fan of that organization’s founder and CEO, Larysa Melnychuk. Would you like to know what she’s reading?[Read more…] about What Does the Founder of FP&A Trends Read?
Every financial leader should be reading Drucker. If you have not read any of his books, I’d start with The Effective Executive. You’ll find he was way ahead of his time.[Read more…] about The Effective Executive – Read the Introduction
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