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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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LOL! If you order “Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings,” the 2021 Day-to-Day Calendar, maybe 2020 will go away? Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago 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
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Sure...you’re tired of the lockdown, so read this book. Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Four of my five grandkids join me on a Zoom Review of the quick-reading book, “The Art of Writing.” It is time to refresh your writing? Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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It’s time for Customer Segmenting 2.0 so read “Faith for Exiles: 5 Ways for a New Generation to Follow Jesus in Digital Babylon,” by David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock. Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Brilliant book idea! Read “Mentoring Moments with Myself,” by Michelle Hoverson. Who are you coaching this year? Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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The author of the best-selling series on “Non-Obvious Megatrends” grades himself on 10 years of curating 135 life-changing trends. That’s stunning! Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Leighton Ford’s memoir at age 88, “A Life of Listening,” brings readers along a journey of discerning God’s voice. Stunning and transparent. Oh, my. Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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“Upstream,” from bestselling author Dan Heath, is a must-must-read new book on how to solve problems before they happen. Relevant and timely! Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Get the popcorn! This movie issue of “Your Weekly Staff Meeting” features eight leadership movies and videos (including comedies). Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Stuck at home? Perfect time to read “The Advice Trap” by Michael Bungay Stanier. Learn why you must tame the Advice Monster! Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Urgent! Your organization needs a chief innovation officer. Read my review of “Fearless Innovation: A No-Nonsense Guide,” by Cisco’s Alex Goryachev. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
Your 20 annoying workplace habits... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Ralph Enlow’s short book, “Servant of All,” dramatically changed my thinking about Matthew 18. And his six points on “greatness” are transparent and powerful. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Is it well with your soul? Wes Willmer, author of “Stuff and Soul” says you must master the 3 T’s: stuff as a tool, a test, and a trademark. Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog
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Digital wake-up call! “The Amazon Management System,” by Ram Charan and Julia Yang, is short—but absolutely enlightening. Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2020 at John Pearson's Buckets Blog