The Best Fantasy- and Sci-Fi Book Series (IMHO)

I’ve assembled a list of what I believe are the best fantasy / science fiction series so far. >Blimey! I know that I’m missing something important… The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss First Book in the Series: The Name of the Wind (2007) Description: With only two books published relatively recently (and a related novella), it could be argued that the unfinished Kingkiller trilogy doesn’t belong on this list. But only someone who hasn’t read these books would make that argument, as no other fantasy novels so easily shrug off … Read more

Simon Sinek: Why Leaders Eat Last

In this in-depth talk, ethnographer and leadership expert Simon Sinek reveals the hidden dynamics that inspire leadership and trust. In biological terms, leaders get the first pick of food and other spoils, but at a cost. When danger is present, the group expects the leader to mitigate all threats even at the expense of their personal well-being. Understanding this deep-seated expectation is the key difference between someone who is just an “authority” versus a true “leader.” Simon offers both simple and complex examples of the effects of either having or … Read more