Book recommendations for business leaders: 7/20/17

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Stephen King says that if you want to be a writer, there are two things you must do: read a lot and write a lot. This is about the “read a lot” part. I include reading lists and book reviews that will help you do business more effectively and write better for business. In this post, I point you to reviews of  »  Read More

5 ways to write a crappy business book

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Between 2010 and 2016, the number of self-published books increased by almost 400 percent. Some of those books were great. Most of them were crappy. Writing a great business books is hard work and it takes time and effort. If you don’t care about whether you’ve got a great book that will boost your career and your  »  Read More

Advice from the Masters: James Stavridis

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James Stavridis is a retired Admiral and the Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He’s also the author of several books including Destroyer Captain: Lessons of a First Command, The Accidental Admiral, and Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans. Admiral Stavridis is  »  Read More

Advice from the Masters: Murray Gell-Mann

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Murray Gell-Mann coined the term, “quark” He was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on elementary particles. But if you asked him about the hardest thing he ever did, he might tell you it was writing a book. The book in question was the marvelous The Quark and the Jaguar about the science of  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 7/14/17

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Every week I point you to articles and blog posts that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. Some weeks there are more  »  Read More

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