On Friday, August 5, I present a synopsis of the best-selling business book, Small Data: The Tiny Clues that Unocover Huge Trends” (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2016) at the First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas. You can register by clicking HERE. But, you may not know much about the author, Martin Lindstrom. Here is… Read More Do You Know Martin Lindstrom?
It is difficult to determine the intent behind the message in Dan DiMicco‘s book, American Made: Why Making Things Will Return Us to Greatness (Palgrave, 2015). The book is a call for a return to an emphasis in manufacturing in America. He believes that putting people to work making things instead of serving things is… Read More Let’s Make It Here: Recommendations from a Successful Source
On Friday, August 5, at our First Friday Book Synopsis, I will present a book entitled Touchpoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments (2011, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass). The book is part of the Warren Bennis series. This book is co-authored by Douglas Conant, who is the retiring President and CEO of Campbell Soup, and… Read More From Soup to Nuts? Maybe Not Even From Soup!
This is the time of the year that we see so many collective lists of the “best of 2010.” In the last few days, we have seen such lists for films, sports accomplishments, songs, architecture, recipes, restaurants, and of course, books. I want to tell you that I am unimpressed with most of the… Read More Another Perspective on the “Best of 2010” Lists
As you are aware, we select our books for the First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas from best-seller lists sources such as Business Week, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Amazon.com. On Friday, November 19, the Wall Street Journal published its best-seller list for the week ending November 14. One category that it includes… Read More The Windfall Effect for Laura Bush and Her Bestseller
I know a young woman who graduated 16 months ago from the University of Oklahoma. She had good grades, she was a diligent student, received glowing recommendations from her professors. She was a model student and would be a great hire.. She has just been hired in her field. It took 16 months, and I… Read More A Short Post about a Big Problem – Unemployment among the Young