Updated: May 7, 2020
The "Literary Lessons" are dedicated to the Vistage CEO group who inspired Chuck to share life lessons from his love of reading. These are recommended as a reprieve from the anxiety of the moment and simply something you can do for yourself.
Impact: Discovering the inner challenge of how our minds deal with each
moment and the impact of the past and forecast of the future.
Author: Michael A. Singer - Listened: 3/3/20
Impact: Fascinating story of one man's journey of inner challenge in a world
of filled with family dysfunction, great fame and great talent.
Author: James Taylor - Listened: 2/4/20
Impact: Historical perspective on the world's most misunderstood drug.
Author: Michael Pollan - Listened: 2/4/20
Impact: Outstanding guidance on dealing with the micro distractions as well
as the macro distractions of the world we inhabit.
Author: Nir Eyal, Julie Li - Listened: 1/25/20
Title: Still Life
Impact: Wonderful fiction in a beautiful country filled with intrigue.
Author: Louise Penny / Fiction - Listened: 12/28/19
Title: The Second Mountain
Impact: After reading the Road to Character and learning of Brook's challenges,
this book is a good read for each of our personal growth journeys.
Author: David Brooks - Listened: 10/5/19
Title: Talking to Strangers
Impact: Fascinating view of what occurs in relationships that can be
beneficial in the office and at home.
Author: Malcolm Gladwell - Listened: 9/3/19
Impact: Wow, just a phenomenal story of challenge and accomplishment
not unlike the James Taylor story and the Delia Owens book.
Author: Tara Westover- Listened: 8/2/19
Title: Where the Crawdads Sing
Impact: Just a beautifully written story filled with intrigue and wonder.
Author: Delia Owens / Fiction- Listened: 6/15/19
Title: Canada Is Awesome
Impact: Good humorous introduction to a bit of Canada before taking our first
vacation to Banff National Forest.
Author: Neil Pasricha - Listened: 6/7/19
Title: Living Forward
Impact: Excellent guidance for long-term personal and career planning.
Author: Michael Hyatt, Daniel Harkavy - Listened: 5/7/19
Title: The 3-Day Effect
Impact: Amazing story of people’s challenges and the impact of nature.
Author: Florence Williams - Listened: 5/4/19