Friday Finds 5-11-2012

Friday Finds 5-11-2012

Here is my latest list of books, apps, articles or videos that I think are worthy of some attention. Please leave a comment if you know of a good resource of some sort.

Summer Camp Makes Kids Tough

Summer Camp Makes Kids Tough

Many camps are perfect for sissies. The experience they offer is shallow, hollow, bland, and comfortable. At the end of each session, campers leave with little more than a nice memory. Such a waste of time.

11 Books You Might Want To Read

11 Books You Might Want To Read

This year I set a goal to read 40 books. For some that might seem like a lot, but relative to some I greatly respect, it is not that many. Below are the books I have read so far this year, with a brief description of each. You might want to pick one or two of them up. Every month or two, I’ll update this list.

Friday Finds 3-09-12

Friday Finds 3-09-12

As always, I like to take some good resources I’ve recently stumbled upon, and pass them on to my readers. It might be blog posts I’ve read, books I’d recommend, various videos I’ve found, or just random things that I find worthwhile. Enjoy.

The Power Of Camp [Infographic]

Summer camp is a powerful place. I know that first hand. Over the past few decades, our culture has changed dramatically. Because of these changes, the impact that a week of camp can have on a child has only increased.

Friday Finds 2/24/12

Friday Finds 2/24/12

Every once in a while, I like to post some interesting things I’ve stumbled upon. I typically lump these various books, articles, or video clips into these posts I call, “Friday Finds.” Enjoy.

When You’re Done Learning, You’re Done

When You’re Done Learning, You’re Done There is a movie quote that haunts me.  It comes to my mind every so often, even though I haven’t heard it quoted directly in years.  As I think about it, I am reminded how I want to live. Remember the movie, Runaway Jury?  In it Gene Hackman is making a point...

Your inbox is not your to-do list

Your inbox is not your to-do list I asked Jesse Garner, my Executive Assistant, to guest blog a series on personal productivity. Part of the reason I hired him in this role is because he manages his time and productivity so well. He also loves to teach others what he’s learned. – Kevin How...