April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826 A Summary of His LifeFirst in a series of write ups on our first Presidents General Information Born into Virginia plantation life, father died when he was 14 A renaissance man/idealist who studied throughout his life (law, constitutions, languages, history science, agriculture, architecture and more. Polite, restrained and… Read more »
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2015 Book of the Year – Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl By: John Ruh 2015 Book of the Year Man’s Search for Meaning By: Viktor Frankl Victor Frankl (1905-1997) was a PhD, neurologist, M.D. psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor who in 1959, wrote the famous book “Man’s Search for Meaning”. The essence of… Read more »
2011 Book of the Year – “Winning” by Jack Welch Provided By: John Ruh This white paper/book review is a summary of Jack Welch’s excellent book, “Winning”, with an outline and analysis from John Ruh. This is one of our most popular educational pieces. Jack Welch knows how to win. During his forty-year career at… Read more »
In 1607 a group of British businessmen came to American to find Gold. The problem was there was no gold in Virginia- then or now. Thus they found themselves in a strange land, full of different cultures (some of whom were hostile) and no way to achieve the objective they sought. Still they survived (primarily… Read more »
Phil Jackson’s, “11 Rings,” is a fun read for a sports fan, but the real essence of the book is what Phil calls inside/out leadership. I found it interesting to see how he developed his natural leadership style over time integrating these diverse concepts/philosophies, cultures and religions into a highly effective coaching style.
The book, “Steve Jobs,” by Walter Isaacson (who also wrote biographies of Einstein and Franklin) is expertly researched and can give any reader insight into the life and career of Steve Jobs. Some have compared Jobs to Henry Ford, Disney and Edison or claim he had the artistry of Picasso or the design expertise of… Read more »
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