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Book Report – Everybody Lies by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Surveys are fraught with inaccuracies. Take teens, for example. A meaningful percentage will falsely report themselves as adopted, claim to sport an artificial limb, be over seven feet tall, weigh more than 400 pounds, or have three children. Oh, you precocious scamps! So be wary of polls. A far better reflection of reality comes from aggregated Google searches and Seth…

Book Report – Beach Reads!

Here’s hoping you have vacation planned and time to enjoy one of these! Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond & Adam Horovitz – Wondering if there’s any depth to the fight-for-your-right-to-party guys? In a word: yes. This colorful collection of stories, photos, drawings, etc. is pure enjoyment and the unvarnished truth from two of the coolest cats in music history (RIP…

Book Report – The Four by Scott Galloway

“Look at the list of the ten largest firms in Silicon Valley for each decade of the last sixty years,” writes Scott Galloway in the 2017 book The Four. “It’s a rare firm that makes the list twice.” Faltering corporations aside, there’s a good chance that in the last few hours (or minutes?) you’ve ordered something on Amazon, peeked at an Apple…

Book Report – Lab Rats by Dan Lyons

“Our brains are wired to deal with stress that is intense but brief,” writes Dan Lyons in his latest book, Lab Rats, “like escaping from a predator or fleeing from a burning building.” When the predator is your boss who’s prone to a daily torching of the office cube farm, your brain has serious issues. Following up the side-splitting Disrupted…

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