What I’m reading….

I’ve been an avid reader nearly all of my life.  I’ve identified some recent reading in my sidebar.

In addition to business reading, I’m a subscriber and advocate for Smithsonian magazine, which presents an eclectic mix of science, culture, art, history, and general interest each month.

Lastly, if you enjoy reading fiction, the following explanation will be unnecessary. If not, read on…..

In one respect, fiction is just an escape from the more challenging aspects of life…I’m sure you’ve heard, “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”.  There is a secondary, more important reason I enjoy reading fiction.  I believe it contributes to developing innovative and creative skills.  Fiction isn’t bound by traditional rules and frees our mind to consider nontraditional alternatives.  While some of the alternatives may be completely illogical, others can represent intuitive leaps.