3 Things We Need To Cultivate As We Recover From The Pandemic

I’m sure I’m in the same boat as a lot of people when I mention that during the pandemic, I miss the friction of ideas that come up due to random conversations, meetings, or drinks with people that I might just bump into when I am out and about or run into a conference or something. As we’ve moved through …

Personal Development

When I go around speaking and meeting with business leaders and executives, I hear the term “personal development” thrown around with increasing frequency. I’ve been a fan for as long as I can remember, but I know that sometimes people have a hard time deciding what’s a good use of time and what isn’t in the scheme of their own …

Are Newspapers Still Important?

Here’s the deal…I still get 1 or 2 newspapers, most days.   The question many of you are going to ask is “are those things still relevant?”   My answer would be yes.  Here is why.   1. You need to stay current on a wide array of happenings in the world to be a really good businessperson.   This …

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Sharing The Idea

I’m a big reader.  I keep a list of the books I read and post them at the end of each year so that I can maybe offer up some suggestions to others for their reading choices.  Having said that, I am a big fan of the library and, especially, this new ability for people to get e-books from their …

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Book I Read In 2009

2009 Books I Have Read1.  The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz 1/262.  Vermeer’s Hat by Timothy Brook 2/73.  The Gum Thief by Douglas Coupland 3/54.  The Four Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris 3/235.  Trump 101: The Way To Success by Donald J. Trump 5/46.  Trump: The Art of the Deal by Donal J. Trump 5/97.  Take It Personally by Anita Roddick 5/108.  The American Journey of Barack …