The Power Presenter

Book Review: The Power Presenter by Jerry Weissman

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

I have been speaking in public to large and small audiences for many years now. And I’ve been fortunate to have employers who, recognizing the importance of polished speaking and presenting skills, have invested in many of their key executives. Once I founded my own company, I spent several years with the National Speaker’s Association. Despite all that experience and …

Real-World Project Management

Book Review: Real-World Project Management by Richard Perrin

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

I very much appreciate the work that Perrin has accomplished in pulling together a vast amount of project management information into one useful volume. Having been through several implementations of Enterprise software, much of what Perrin has to say strongly resonates with me. Perrin has more than 30 years of consulting to major companies in many industries. He has “seen …

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

Book Review: Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway by Susan Jeffers

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

In observing colleagues, friends and family, I have come to the conclusion that the most “efficient” explanation for my own and their reaction to life’s challenges is that there is a fundamental fear to which we are responding. Speaking for myself, I find that identifying that fear is exceedingly difficult, and as Jeffers points out in her long selling book, …