Could the purpose of the news be to misinform and spread fear? Author George Orwell had an idea.
Want to see a finely crafted piece of propaganda? Pick this up. Many apparently logical chapters explain how bad information spreads, but if you are used to examining primary sources, thinking critically, and considering omissions and causations, this book may frustrate you. First, note the authors are logic and philosophy professors at the University of… Continue reading Book Review: The Misinformation Age by Cailin O’Connor and James Owen Weatherall
Book Review: Pen and Ink by Barbara DeMarco-Barrett “Think about what you wish for and imagine how you’d like your life to be in six months, a year, five years from now…Now set your timer for fifteen minutes and write down your ideal scenario…If you can’t see yourself as a writer, how will you ever… Continue reading Book Review: Pen on Fire
On this Veterans Day, I recommend Breach of Trust by Andrew Bacevich. The author posits that our reliance on 0.7% of the American population to carry out all our military efforts undermines our decision-making, our leadership, and our principles since nobody else has “skin in the game.” The Vietnam War was fought by American actors,… Continue reading The Bleeding Few and the Oblivious Many
No B.S. Guide to Maximum Referrals & Customer Retention: the Ultimate No Holds Barred Plan to Securing New Customers and Maximum Profits by Dan S. Kennedy & Shaun Buck People like to be appreciated and Dan S. Kennedy reminds readers that showing love to our past and current clients renews the relationship and can be… Continue reading Appreciating Clients and Members: A Book Review