Category: Book Review / Insight

2020 Year in Review: Books

Earlier I shared the top ten most-read posts of 2020. Today it’s time for my top ten reads to have their turn. I’ve stuck with my minimum :30 per day this year, though I’ve...

Top Ten Quotes: Bet on Talent

I’m a fan of Dee Ann Turner. She retired a couple of years ago from Chick-fil-A after serving as VP of Talent and VP of Sustainability. Her previous book It’s My Pleasure dove into...

Top Ten Quotes: Sticky Leaders

Larry Osborne is one of my faves. Wise, winsome, and practical, I’ve learned so much for him over the years. (His book Sticky Teams ranks among the best leadership books I’ve ever read.) That’s...

Top Ten Quotes: Humble Roots

Last year I was introduced to Hannah Anderson via All That’s Good: Recovering the Lost Art of Discernment. I immediately embraced her writing style: lyrical, flowing, something that transports you to a slower pace,...

Top Ten Quotes: Switch

Not long ago I took our High-Capacity Volunteers through Chip and Dan Heath’s Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard. When our team was mapping out 2020 reading assignments, none of us...

Stop. Listen. Read.

Our society is broken. We’ve backed into our corners, put up our fists, circled our wagons, and muted our enemies. Earlier this week, much of social media went dark with #blackouttuesday, an effort to...

Summer Reading List 2020: Mine

Earlier this week I pitched ten books that I think you should read this summer. But earlier still, I started polling friends on the socials to figure out what you’re reading that I should...