Dare to Serve: How to Drive Superior Results by Serving Others by Cheryl Bachelder

Dare-to-Serve: How to Drive Superior Results by Serving Others by Cheryl Bachelder Popeyes Louisiana Kitchens were a collection of struggling franchise and company owned restaurants serving very average fried chicken, despite the ability to order it “spicy”. No one involved was really happy or making money. Not the franchisees. Not the corporation. Not even the … Continue reading Dare to Serve: How to Drive Superior Results by Serving Others by Cheryl Bachelder

Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual by Jocko Willink

Discipline Equuals Freedom Field Manual by Jocko Willink Jocko Willink is a retired US Navy SEAL and was a commander of US SEAL Team 3’s Task Unit Bruiser in the Battle of Ramadi. Jocko is also the co-founder of Echelon Front, an organization that provides leadership training for individuals and businesses using battlefield principles. He … Continue reading Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual by Jocko Willink

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy

A little mid-week snack or, perhaps, a mid-week pick me up... I absolutely adore picture books. I love well told stories, but pairing them with beautiful illustrations seals the deal for me. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy is high among my favorites. The relatively short book isn't quite … Continue reading The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy

Librarian Interview: Robin Stauber of the Boerne Public Library

Patrick Heath Public Library in Boerne, TX Anyone who knows me or spends even a little time with me will quickly come to understand my passion for books. It should be no surprise then, that over drinks with friends the topic of books came up and somewhere along the way I lamented my inability to … Continue reading Librarian Interview: Robin Stauber of the Boerne Public Library

An Economist Walks Into a Brothel by Allison Schrager

An Economist Walks Into a Brothel by Allison Schrager An Economist Walks Into a Brothel by Allison Schrager is an interesting look at important financial concepts such as risk measurement and management, hedging, insurance, and options, but is written for a broad, popular audience much like you would expect from a book by Neil Degrasse … Continue reading An Economist Walks Into a Brothel by Allison Schrager

Luckenbach, Texas – The Center of the Universe by Becky Crouch Patterson

Luckenbach, Texas: The Center of the Universe by Becky Crouch Patterson Becky Crouch Patterson’s latest book, Luckenbach, TX – The Center of the Universe, will likely appeal to a wider audience than her others but is no less honest and rich. In it she tells the history of Luckenbach, TX as it was when her … Continue reading Luckenbach, Texas – The Center of the Universe by Becky Crouch Patterson

Chasing Excellence: A Story About Building the World’s Fittest Athletes by Ben Bergeron

Chasing Excellence by Ben Bergeron The book Chasing Excellence: A Story About Building the World’s Fittest Athletes by Ben Bergeron and Lioncrest Publishing is about coaching elite CrossFit Games athletes, including Katrin Davidsdottir and Mat Fraser, to be some of the fittest human beings in the world. If you’re interested in CrossFit or just human … Continue reading Chasing Excellence: A Story About Building the World’s Fittest Athletes by Ben Bergeron

The Ranch That Was Us by Becky Crouch Patterson

The Ranch That Was Us by Becky Crouch Patterson Most families have stories. Its one of the things that creates bonds across family members that aren’t really that close and strengthens the bonds of those that are. Cousins, aunts, uncles, great grandparents, that weird guy you don’t know how you’re related to but is always … Continue reading The Ranch That Was Us by Becky Crouch Patterson