Quick Review of “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury

August 12, 2017 2017 Reading List Reviews 0

Those who don’t build must burn. This is one of many books I found away around reading in my school days. Only now, when assigned reading for my son, am I getting back to it. There are many themes flowing throughout the work that I believe can speak differently to as many readers there might… Read more

“David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell

July 28, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes 0

Gladwell ranks among my favorite authors. Blink, Tipping Point and especially Outliers are among my favorite personal, leadership and business reads of all time. I also enjoyed What the Dog Saw; however, it is of a different genre – more of a coffee table collection of short stories. David and Goliath is a combination of… Read more

Should the U.S. raise the minimum wage?

July 14, 2017 Thoughts 0

This flow of life is why our Semi-Religious, Capitalistic Socialist, Confused Democratic Republic Monarchy has sustained so well.

Quotes from “How Successful People Lead” by John Maxwell

July 8, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes 0

What you do daily, over time, becomes your legacy. John Maxwell is probably the world’s foremost thought leader on leadership. He has written many books to teach and reinforce his learnings and experience. This book offers nothing new; however, it packages material familiar to his readers in a new way. Maxwell offers a picture of… Read more

Quotes from “The Genesee Diary: Report from a Trappist Monastery” by Henri J. M. Nouwen

June 10, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes Reviews Thoughts 0

As often occurs, I read this book at the request of a friend I admire who would like to discuss it. This particular individual touts the diary of a catholic priest’s 7 month monastic sabbatical as her favorite book of all time. While I am not quite so captured, I did find myself embracing this… Read more