“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

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

Quotes from “Elite Minds” by Dr. Stan Beecham

May 27, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes Reviews Thoughts 0

There is nothing more important to your health – and, ultimately, your life – than what you believe to be true. The full title of this book is “Elite Minds – How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success”. That full title, along with a recommendation from a friend, is what… Read more

“The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz

April 28, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes Reviews 0

Tom Brady is among the best quarterbacks in the history of football. Though that statement is argued by professional analysts and armchair quarterbacks, results matter. Tom Brady’s results speak loud a clear. After a controversial ending to the 2015 NFL season, Tom Brady was preparing for his 5 week late entry into the 2016 schedule. Headed… Read more

“A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens

March 23, 2017 2017 Reading List 0

Dickens is among my very favorite authors. While his stories are indeed outstanding, the language by which he tells them is what captivates me. The well known opener, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” begins this most excellent literary prose of genius. The political relevance of this book could… Read more