I was recently clearing out an old bookcase in a closet and came across a book I had forgotten that I had ever read. It’s the 3rd of 7 editions on how to use the Wall Street Journal. Almost sounds like tortuous reading.[Read more…] about The Book I Will Never be Recommending
My assumption is that In Search of Excellence put the business book genre on the map, correct? If that’s true, did good business titles exist in the era of hold-a-job for life?[Read more…] about Did Good Business Books exist before the 1980s?
What happens after you finish reading a great book? You know, the one you tell everyone about or the one you can’t quit thinking about. I know, you want a similar follow-up, right?[Read more…] about You Finished a Great Book, Now What?
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?