Why Teachers, Professors, and Presidents Have Affairs

My buddy Ben Casnocha has written an excellent summary of the book, “Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters”. It’s well worth the read. Here are two of my favorite paragraphs: “Male high school teachers and college professors in the United States (but not their female colleagues) have a higher-than-expected rate of divorce and a lower-than-expected … Continue reading Why Teachers, Professors, and Presidents Have Affairs

Book Outline: The One Thing You Need To Know

For my first post in 2008, I’m going to point you to the latest outline I’ve posted on the Book Outlines Wiki, Marcus Buckingham’s “The One Thing You Need To Know.” I first came across Buckingham’s work with “First, Break All The Rules,” which I expected to be yet another jargony paean to the “New … Continue reading Book Outline: The One Thing You Need To Know

Book Review: True North, by Bill George and Peter Sims

I’ve been a fan of Bill George for years. He helped me ponder the issue of balancing work and family, and has been a role model for me. As CEO of Medtronic, he grew the company’s market cap 60-fold, delivering a 35% annual return to shareholders, and he coached his sons’ youth soccer teams the … Continue reading Book Review: True North, by Bill George and Peter Sims