This is a family- and business-friendly blog. However, my reputation is in jeopardy of being defiled by my friend Bruce Reed, the CFO of PracticeLink. Mark, “You need to read this book,” he kept suggesting.[Read more…] about Michael Blutrich Failed to Score Big with Scores
If you are looking for advice on speed reading techniques, you’re out of luck. I’m not even a fast reader, but I can still down between 80 to 120 books a year. I have no secrets, just habits you might find beneficial.[Read more…] about 5 Tips for Reading More Books
Every financial leader in a small, growing enterprise should have core values that can be a beacon for the staff. Simplicity is ideal, so don’t head over to the bookstore looking for assistance.[Read more…] about Even Baseball Managers Have Core Values
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
Your controller just handed you their resignation letter. Your company’s website suffered a serious security breach the night before. Your banker wants to add some meat to your LOC’s bank covenants. How about a quick diversion? I have one for you.[Read more…] about Books Published the Year You Were Born
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
Okay, that title is really bad, isn’t it? I live in the Midwest, so I can’t relate to surfing. Changing the oil–that’s an entirely different matter. If you’re still in the dark, I’m reviewing the Patagonia founder’s book, Let My People Go Surfing.[Read more…] about Let My People Go Change Their Oil
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?