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John Pearson
John Pearson is the president of John Pearson Associates, Inc., a board governance and management consulting firm in San Clemente, Calif.
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Caution! Don’t fumble the baton pass in your succession plans. Read “Succession” by Peter Greer and Doug Fagerstrom. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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I created this POTUS Pop Quiz from the fascinating book, “Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump,” by Tevi Troy. Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2021 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Going COVID-crazy? Read “30 Days Unplugged: How a Catholic Priest Turned Off His iPhone and Took a Call From God,” by Father Darrin Merlino. Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2021 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Must-read for Joe Biden and his team—“Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump,” by Tevi Troy. Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2021 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Already, here’s my 2021 nominee for book-of-the-year: “Leadership Core: Character, Competence, Capacity,” by Dick Daniels. Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2021 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Do we need political solutions or spiritual solutions? Here are 10 books I’m reading and re-reading in 2021. Join me! Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2021 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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This crazy 2020 year deserves TWO books-of-the-year, not just one. Here are my picks, plus my 2020 Top-10 Books List. Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2021 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Your 2021 New Year’s Resolution! Read “Fast Times: How Digital Winners Set Direction, Learn, and Adapt.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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I wrote a letter to the editor of the WSJ--and got a hilarious cartoon! Ho! Ho! Ho! Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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This new book checks all the buckets! Read “Money Games: The Inside Story of How American Dealmakers Saved Korea's Most Iconic Bank.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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True or False? Take the pop quiz I created from the fascinating book on North Korea’s “Great Successor,” Kim Jong Un. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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“Ruthless Consistency” preaches “What matters more than anything you do is EVERYTHING you do.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Timely! Read Susan Eisenhower’s spectacular book on her famous grandfather, “How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower's Biggest Decisions.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Quit the whining and read this: “Oh God, I’m Dying! How God Redeems Pain for Our Good and for His Glory.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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LOL! If you order “Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings,” the 2021 Day-to-Day Calendar, maybe 2020 will go away? Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Must-read! Trey Gowdy’s new book: “Doesn't Hurt to Ask: Using the Power of Questions to Communicate, Connect, and Persuade.” Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Sadly, Amazon has blocked my review of a documentary film—but refuses to tell me why. Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Two authors agree: nonprofit leadership is HARD work, but here’s help. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Really? You’ve never read “The Goal”—the #1 business book? I finally read it! Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Michael Hyatt’s book on vision dramatically changed my thinking! Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Ever read a book about how to read a book? It’s here. Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams’ entertaining book on persuasion is…persuasive. Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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I shoulda coulda read this 8 years ago! Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Watch Eric Metaxas interview Ravi Zacharias on “The Logic of God.” Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Gallup says there IS one single lever to create change. “It’s the manager.” Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog