When you think of the 1990s, what quickly pops into your mind? Cheers, bulky cell phones, mood rings, low-fat packaged foods, Die Hard, combat boots, or President Clinton? Personally, I’d add parenthood, coaching youth sports, and career building to my short list.[Read more…] about Great Business Reads in the 1990s
Millions of readers purchased Built to Last and Good to Great. Can you name any books focusing on business failure? Is business failure a term you even search for in your favorite web browser? Let me suggest that we can learn as much about failure than we can from the successes of others.[Read more…] about From Failing to Failure
I eat like a six-year-old. My taste buds possess the sophistication of a seven-year-old. I don’t care for seafood, Mexican, Indian curry, Cajun, or Thai. My idea of fine cuisine is a sixteen-ounce filet mignon with broccoli on the side.[Read more…] about What’s So Confidential About Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen?
I read because I just do. I read to be entertained, I read to become informed on matters where I have gaps in my thinking. During any given month, sometimes I strike gold or I lay a big goose egg. March 2019 was part gold, part goose egg.[Read more…] about Revisiting My March 2019 Reading List
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I started my print subscription to HBR in 2006 and I also have digital access too. I have no desire to drop either. But do options exist not counting Inc., Forbes, or Fortune? My crack staff of one did the research and the pickings are slim. Accordingly, don’t drop that subscription just yet.[Read more…] about Magazines Similar to Harvard Business Review
Some weeks, I write 1,000 words. Other weeks I write up to 10,000 words. I’m not counting email. The word meter would explode if I counted those words. I don’t love to write, I don’t hate to write. I just do. One thing I know about writing. Writing forces me to think clearly.[Read more…] about Writing – “I hate it, but I have/need to.”
Do you wish you had a list of every book you’ve ever read? I’m even talking about books you read back in high school. How I wish I could go back in time and tell my younger self to track the books I read. Ultimately, I started documenting the books I finished in 2009.[Read more…] about Do You Keep a List of the Books You’ve Read?
Imagine someone taps you on the shoulder, but you can’t see him or it. An authoritative voice you believe says there will be 7 years of prosperity in your business followed by 7 lean years of declining sales. What’s your next move? Calling your therapist is not an option.[Read more…] about Can God Forecast Accurately?
Are you a financial leader in a small business? Are you the controller? Or are you the small business tax firm who keeps more money in the pockets of the owners? Have you wondered what books these owners should be reading?[Read more…] about What Are the Best Business Books for Small Business Owners?