Power Points: The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time by Will Durant

This is the second Will Durant book I've interacted with. The first was "The Lessons of History." I read that book... and LOVED it! This particular book I absorbed while driving via Audible. I much prefer a book in the hand to a book in the ear. There is something special about physically interacting with … Continue reading Power Points: The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time by Will Durant

Staying strong for long (time). #gottakeeptherhyme

To some, this post might seem like chest-thumping. It is not. I love to exercise. Today is 593 days in a row that I have done something for my body ranging from yoga and calisthenics to heavy lifting. Some workouts have been so hard I thought I was going to die. Others have been executed … Continue reading Staying strong for long (time). #gottakeeptherhyme

POWER POINTS: Leading at the Edge : Leadership Lessons from the Extraordinary Saga of Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition by Dennis T. Perkins

Ernest Shackleton's adventure is one of the most noteworthy adventures of all time. This story of boldness, imagination, and rugged determination is PACKED TO THE BRIM with leadership lessons! Dennis Perkins does a fine job of distilling the best lessons from this extraordinary story!  ***Disclaimer: Part Two of this book is "Case Studies". I did … Continue reading POWER POINTS: Leading at the Edge : Leadership Lessons from the Extraordinary Saga of Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition by Dennis T. Perkins

POWER POINTS: The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time by Verne Harnish and the editors of Fortune

                  In this book, Harnish, and the editors of Fortune Magazine review gutsy, paradigm changing decisions by business leaders. While you may not agree with their collection and order of priority, it is indisputable that these decisions were game-changers for not just industries in particular, but business … Continue reading POWER POINTS: The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time by Verne Harnish and the editors of Fortune

POWER POINTS: The Trust Protocol by Mac Richard

In an easy-to-read format, Richard dissects trust, tells how to gain it, keep it, and use it to lead well, help others, and leave something behind when you're gone. (click on the picture of the book to see it on Amazon). POWER POINTS The "Trust Protocol" = Aligning what you say and do so that … Continue reading POWER POINTS: The Trust Protocol by Mac Richard

POWER POINTS: The Remarkable Ordinary by Frederick Buechner

A collection of Buechner's lectures pointing out the whispers of God in every day life. The editor, John Sloan, writes, in the foreword: "Many times we say life is typical, mundane, common, routine, or dull. Buechner convinces us that every moment is worth it. Our steps are the beginning of a walk into a hall … Continue reading POWER POINTS: The Remarkable Ordinary by Frederick Buechner

Experimenting with “Power Points”

I love to read. On average I read two books a month.  Over the last twenty years I have divided my reading into five categories: Spiritual Leadership Church Professional/Personal Development Biographical/Autobiographical Over the last twenty years I have accumulated hundreds of books. Then things changed... I became an Army Chaplain.  A few ways this changes … Continue reading Experimenting with “Power Points”