Howard Rheingold had a great idea several years ago that I've since seen implemented in a few places: Have someone take five minutes to report on something they know really well, then take an additional five minutes to discuss it. Yup, that quickly.
Let's narrow the subject here to books that have influenced you. What did you get from them? No need for a comprehensive book report (after all, in 5 mins?), just the big-impact aha!s for you.
If you'd like to do one, please contact me. Then all together, let's discuss:
- What's the big idea (or two) you've carried from this book?
- How did it influence your life? Your choices?
- Where do you put it in your mental pantheon?
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