Favorite Reads of 2017

While I didn’t get through as many books as I would have liked this year, I did get to read some pretty interesting stuff. The four I would recommend are: ‘Shoe Dog’ by Phil Knight It’s the Nike founders autobiography that focuses heavily on the early days of the company. It might be shocking to…

Favorite Reads of 2016

I haven’t been reading as many books as I use to but I also spend less time on airplanes too. I did however make time to read several books this year and was fortunate enough to read three really great ones back-to-back-to-back. The Third Wave by Steve Case I picked this book up after seeing…

Tribe

I came across an interview with author, filmmaker, and journalist Sebastian Junger. He was promoting his new book Tribe on ‘On Point’ with Tom Ashbrook. It was very, very interesting. This idea of a ‘tribe’ is something that was brought up by a friend of mine about 7 – 8 years ago.  He was telling…

Not Good For The City

I check out various podcasts while on long runs. From The Audible on FoxSports to NPR’s Fresh Air. One I pop on regularly is The Brookings Institute Cafeteria podcast. They had Smith College Economics Professor Andrew Zimbalist on recently. He has written well over a dozen books on sports and money. His most recent (which…