August 3, 2014

Featured Author: Scott Eblin with Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative

As an executive coach, speaker and author, Scott Eblin helps next level leaders learn what to pick up and let go of to get game changing results. Featured on ABC News and in Investor’s Business Daily and Harvard Management Update, Scott is a former Fortune 500 executive, with a leadership development client list that includes some of the world’s best known private and public sector organizations.  He is the author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success which Business Book Review calls a “fascinating […]
August 3, 2014

Featured Author: Paul Taylor with The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown

Paul Taylor is a senior fellow at the Pew Research Center. He is the author of The Next America, a new book examining generations and the country’s changing demographics. Taylor previously served as the center’s executive vice president, where he oversaw demographic, social and generational research. From 1996 through 2003, he served as president and board chairman of the Alliance for Better Campaigns. Before that, he was a newspaper reporter for 25 years, the last 14 at the Washington Post, where […]
July 30, 2014

Featured Author: Mathew Burrows with The Future, Declassified: Megatrends That Will Undo the World Unless We Take Action

Mathew Burrows is the director of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative. He has served as the National Intelligence Council’s counselor and director of analysis and production for the last decade. He served as the intelligence advisor to Richard Holbrooke when he was the US Ambassador to the UN. After 9/11, he became deputy national security advisor to US Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill. He lives in Washington, DC. About The Future, Declassified: Megatrends That Will Undo the World Unless We […]
July 24, 2014

Featured Author: Kip Tindell with Uncontainable: How Passion, Commitment, and Conscious Capitalism Built a Business Where Everyone Thrives

Kip Tindell is currently Chairman & CEO of The Container Store. He was presented with Ernst & Young’s prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year award in 1991 and is a recipient of the National Retail Federation’s 1998 Innovator of the Year Award. In 2006, along with wife Sharon Tindell (Chief Merchandising Officer) and Garrett Boone (Chairman Emeritus), Tindell was inducted into the Retailing Hall of Fame and he is a 2009 Junior Achievement of Dallas Business Hall of Fame inductee. Most […]
July 23, 2014

Featured Author: Martin Wolf with The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned–and Have Still to Learn–From the Financial Crisis

Martin Wolf is the associate editor and chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, London. He is the recipient of many awards for financial journalism, for which he was also made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2000. His previous books include Fixing Global Finance and Why Globalization Works. About The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned–and Have Still to Learn–From the Financial Crisis We have been inundated with books about the “financial crisis.” Surely, […]
July 21, 2014

Roll Call Book Club, 7/23: Brigid Schulte with “Overwhelmed”

This week’s Roll Call After Dark event on Wednesday, July 23 features Brigid Schulte with her new book, Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time. In Overwhelmed, Schulte, a staff writer for The Washington Post, asks, “Are our brains, our partners, our culture, and our bosses making it impossible for us to experience anything but ‘contaminated time’? ” Roll Call’s Jason Dick writes about the event: “Things get under way at 6 p.m. and will run until […]