Category: Book Review / Insight

2019 Year in Review: Books

The end of the year means you can’t throw a tin of homemade Chex mix without some well-meaning blogger sharing the best books they read over the past twelve months. And since I consider myself...

Top Ten Quotes: Quiet

If we’ve met in person, it may surprise you to know that I’m naturally wired as an introvert. If have a proverbial hat to wear or role to play, I can flip on the extroversion...

Top Ten Quotes: Excellence Wins

Anybody in the hospitality space knows who Horst Schulze is. As the cofounder and former president of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Schulze knows a thing or two about treating people with dignity and class. He...

Top Ten Quotes: The Soul Winner

Earlier this summer I read Charles Spurgeon’s The Soul Winner: How to Lead Sinners to the Savior. I admittedly do not have enough engagement with reading historied theologians, so this was a nice departure from...

Top Ten Quotes: The Customer Service Revolution

I first encountered John DiJulius in 2014 when I picked up a copy of Secret Service: Hidden Systems that Deliver Unforgettable Customer Service. It wasn’t exactly what I expected (DiJulius is a high-end salon owner,...

Top Ten Quotes: Above All

Let’s get one thing clear: even though I’m on staff at The Summit Church, I am not contractually obligated to read J.D. Greear‘s books. Or wash his car. Or tutor his kids in trigonometry. No,...

Top Ten Quotes: All That’s Good

Hannah Anderson’s All That’s Good: Recovering the Lost Art of Discernment made its way to my summer reading list this year, and I’m glad it did. It’s a book that needs to be savored, lingered...

Top Ten Quotes: How to Win Friends and Influence People

Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People is a behemoth in the publishing world. It’s been in print for over eight decades, and is constantly referenced and recommended as a must read for...

Summer Reading List 2019: Mine.

Earlier this week I tossed eleven books your way that I think you should read this summer. But earlier still, I started polling the social media interwebs to figure out what you’re reading that I...

Summer Reading List 2019: Yours.

It’s that hallowed time of the year, kiddies: the time when reading nerds break out their pasty legs, slather on some SPF 90, and catch up on books we’ve been meaning to get around to....

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