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
Let My People Go Change Their Oil
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
The Book I Will Never be Recommending
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
You Finished a Great Book, Now What?
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?
An Introduction to Dan Sullivan
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
A Former St. Louis Baseball Manager on Books
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
What Does the Founder of FP&A Trends Read?
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?
Are You Reading More Than Business Books?
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?
What is Active Reading?
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?
Bad Blood, A Silicon Valley Startup Gone Wrong
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.
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