Do you ever rank the books you have read from a prior month or even a quarter? This is my first experience in doing so, and I’ve learned a thing or two about my reading habits.[Read more…] about Ranking the January 2019 Bookshelf
Each year, I enjoy looking back and trying to decide which were my favorite books of the previous twelve months. I’m calling 2018 the year of narrative non-fiction. A pair of investing books also cracked my top 10, whereas a couple of others just missed it. One sports book also made the list, as well as a great startup story.[Read more…] about My 10 Favorite Books in 2018
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
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
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?
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.
Have you ever finished a book you couldn’t quit talking about after you never intended reading it in the first place? That’s how I felt after reading Molly’s Game, Molly Bloom’s story of running high-stakes poker games.[Read more…] about Molly’s Renewal, More Than a Game