Think Like A Freak is highly entertaining and informative like the earlier Freakonmics books. It contains some very useful GEMS. I especially liked the Incentives 101 summary on page 135. Number 5 is so .... 5. Never, ever think that people will do something just because it is the "right" thing to do. Incentives 101... Continue Reading →
Margaret Heffernan's recent book on the topic of Competition is an important read. Her view of competition will really mess with your current views. Guaranteed. It is worth the effort. Yes that means that A Bigger Prize: How We Can Do Better than the Competition is tough going. The final paragraph of Harvey Schachter's great... Continue Reading →
My current "book crush" in the teen fantasy genre is Michael Scott's "The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel" series. This is so much fun. I've been mixing the audio and print. Both are great. Almost as much fun as 39 Clues and Charlie Bone - Children of the Red King.
"Thank You" Jeffrey Pfeffer. I love Leadership BS! I've already gifted a few copies. It's that good. Yes, it is sad, sobering, and Machiavellian as most of the reviews I've read say. So What! It's one of the few books that gives advice based on "Reality". It's important to note that leaders are not perfect... Continue Reading →
I've had some very interesting reads which were inspired by this summers spiritual workshops at the SCRH. Interconnectedness of All Things The first is a reminder of a great kids book on the inter-connected-ness of all things titled You Are Stardust. * The water in your sink once quenched the thirst of dinosaurs;* with every... Continue Reading →