Books Reviews by Chicago Humorous Inspirational Business Speaker
As a Humorous, Motivational Business and Healthcare Speaker, my mission is to Improve People, Performance and Productivity. A mission I bring to Associations, Corporations, Healthcare and Non-Profit. To do this, I need to consistently improve myself. One simple, cost effective way to improve one’s self is to read and then read more.
The following is a selection of books I have read over the years.
Simply Speaking: How to Communicate Your Ideas with Style, Substance, and Clarity
Ronald Reagan speech writer Peggy Noonan outlines very simply and coherently the basic rules of good speech writing and communication.
Grant and Twain: The Story of a Friendship That Changed America – Author: Mark Perry
Poignant book about the relationship between two American titans.
The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words – Author: Ronald C. White
In depth essays on some of The Eloquent President’s greatest speeches and writings.
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation – Author: Lynne Truss
Wonderful, fun book on punctuation! Yes, fun! and educational.
Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency
Excellent read about one of the most compelling and interesting characters ever to hit the White House
Lincoln and McClellan: The Troubled Partnership between a President and His General
An interesting book about the relationship of two major and enigmatic characters of the Civil War.
Car Guys vs. Bean Counters: The Battle for the Soul of American Business
A passionate guy writes passionately about why Detroit car business imploded.
It’s Not About the Coffee: Leadership Principles from a Life at Starbucks
Interesting if not overly inspiring book about the Starbucks Brand and Brand Experience.