What happens when you hold onto hope when there is no hope? That's the ongoing question in The Road, a 2006 novel by Cormac McCarthy.
I'm currently reading Ron Chernow's brilliant biography of The Warburgs, a fascinating story of a German-Jewish family of bankers who embody the conflict of being Jewish in the modern world. I'll update this post with my notes and thoughts on the book as I read through it.
The irony of reading a Gary Vaynerchuk book is that it will likely be a calm, quiet experience. Still words on a white page are not an appropriate medium to convey the thoughts or energy of such an intense personality. It would be like reading a book about Niagara Falls. There is nothing calm or [...]
3/25/16 - The key to landing your dream job is to keep your current job. That's the underlying message behind Jon Acuff's 2011 book Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job & Your Dream Job. I've read a few chapters and I've already benefited from its practical wisdom. Acuff points out that quitters are often praised in our [...]
3/8/16 - I'm well aware of the fact that this looks like the most boring book in the world. I've always thought that its cover does a disservice to the great story that's inside of it. I read The Goal back in college, which was nearly 20 years ago. I remember liking it. I would [...]