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Winter is behind us. Tax Season is behind us. But the business world always lies ahead of us. With the first calendar quarter just ended, I hope you are charging full speed ahead to meet your 2016 business goals.  Catch up on my recent blog posts, book reviews and practice news right here.
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After finishing the monumental work of The Path Between The Seas: The Creation Of The Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by David McCullough, I went for something a little lighter: Plato And A Platypus Walk Into A Bar… Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes.  It was exactly what I needed. Honestly, I couldn’t even tell you about all the...
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David McCullough’s exhaustively researched tome, The Path between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914, is on par with all of his great works.  McCullough is best known for in-depth research of singular events, including The Great Bridge; 1776; Truman, The Jonestown Flood; and others.  McCullough writes with great insight, humor, and elegance...
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Creativity:  Nobody knows where it comes from, but everybody wants it.  Most people can’t define it, but they know it when they see it.  It’s a misunderstood topic, but many of us spend countless hours trying to become more creative. In his groundbreaking work, Creativity:  Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi...
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The New Year hit and I decided to crank up my writing. Hopefully you saw some of my Blog Posts and Book Reviews. But just in case you missed them, you can read them right here.
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Why Book
Number 13 on my great big list of books I’m reading this year is Simon Sinek’s Start with Why:  How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action.  It is intended to expand on his 18 minute Ted Talk, one of the top ten most watched talks of all time.  Instead , it’s a rambling repetitious repository...
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I opened up The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz (on the list of my 24 books I’m reading this year) with great anticipation.  I had heard much about it, and how it had great business wisdom.  Ultimately, I have very mixed thought about this book. First, what I didn’t like. At the...
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Anagrams.  Acrostics.  Isograms.  Alphagrams.  My mind has been bludgeoned with these and many other lexicographic terms as I just finished Word Freak:  Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players, by Stefan Fatsis (Number 24 on my list of books to read this year).  On the heels of George Plimpton, but before...
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Already finished two of the twenty-four books I plan on reading this year (check out my list here):  The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz and Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive SCRABBLE Players by Stefan Fatsis.  Stay tuned for book reviews to be published soon. What books have...
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As the New Year arrives, I’ve created my list of books I hope to read this year.  My goal is to read two book each month.  You ask, “How are you going to do this”.  Honestly, I’m not sure I will be able to do this.  But I hope one simple trick will help:  I’m...
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