Category: Books

Book Review Short Take: A New Way to Think

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There are, conservatively, 300 gazillion books published every year. No one has the time to list them, let alone read them or review them. That’s a problem because there’s a lot of value in many books you may not hear about because of the clutter.  “Short Takes” is my humble effort to cut through  »  Read More

Reading Recommendation Short Take: The Path to a Meaningful Life

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There are, conservatively, 300 gazillion books published every year. No one has the time to list them, let alone read them or review them. That’s a problem because there’s a lot of value in many books you may not hear about because of the clutter.  “Short Takes” is my humble effort to cut through  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 7/11/22

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Leaders are readers. Reading helps you discover ideas to try and expand your mental models. In this post, I point you to reviews of recent business books. You’ll find pointers to reviews of Smart Growth: How to Grow Your People to Grow Your Company, Change from the Inside Out: Making You, Your Team, and Your  »  Read More

Book Review: Superforecasting

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I’ve been reading about Philip Tetlock’s work on forecasting for years and I was impressed. But somehow Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction kept slipping down my “next read” list. That was my loss. I wish I’d read this book years ago. Superforecasting will give you insight into much more than  »  Read More

Book recommendations on summer reading for business leaders: 6/20/22

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Leaders are readers. Reading helps you discover ideas to try and expand your mental models. In this post, Summer is a time when leaders read more widely. Last week, I described my process to choosing books for my summer reading list. This week I point you to several eclectic lists that will help you decide what to read  »  Read More

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