Shelf Life

Shelf Life

March 1, 2012

Is America Dying?

Civilization: The West and the Rest by Niall Ferguson. The Penguin Press, 2011.Erudite does not begin to describe Niall Ferguson. The Oxford-educated historian writes best-sellers, teaches at Harvard and does research at Stanford, is equally at […] Read More

September 1, 2011

Challenges Ahead

Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Elseby Geoff Colvin. Penguin Group, 2008.I almost gave up on this book. The first half outlines what doesn't make for success. It's not talent. It's […] Read More