Book Recommendations – October 2018

This month's list of the best books I've read over the last 30 days that were published this year is among the most diverse. (5.0) Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life by Eric Klinenberg (Crown, 2018) (4.5) Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas (Knopf, 2018) (4.0) Humble Leadership:The Power of Relationships, Openness, and Trust by Edgar H. Schein and Peter A. Read More …

Too Many Books?

Michael Hyatt is the former Chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the seventh largest trade book publishing company in the U.S.  Additionally, he has worked in the book publishing industry nearly all of his adult life.  His own writing has been well received with two of his eight books landing on the New York Times bestseller list.  Given his knowledge of the industry, his recent blog post questioning the number of books now being published deserves real thought.  The number of titles Read More …

Not To-Do List

Michael Hyatt is the Chairman (formerly Chairman and CEO) of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the largest Christian publishing company in the world and the seventh largest trade book publishing company in the U.S.   On his Intentional Leadership blog, he recently wrote about "Not To-Do Lists." Hyatt suggests that while most have mastered the idea of using a To-Do List and employ a variety of technological tools for managing their list, far fewer have created and follow a Not To-Do List.  He Read More …

The Structure of an Effective Blog Post

Michael Hyatt is the Chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the largest Christian publishing company in the world and the seventh largest trade book publishing company in the U.S.   You can connect with him by reading his Intentional Leadership blog, following him on Twitter, or liking him on Facebook. Earlier this week he shared the basic components of his blog template in "Anatomy of an Effective Blog Post" Lead Paragraph Relevant Image Personal Experience Main Read More …