Jim, Author at Jim Gordon
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Author: Jim

04 Jul

The Decadent Society: How We Became the Victims of Our Own Success

While listening to a podcast interview of Ross Douthat, I was intrigued by his description of this, his most recent book. The description from Amazon:The Decadent Society explains what happens when a rich and powerful society ceases advancing—how the combination of wealth and technological proficiency with economic...

29 May

Breakthrough Thinking

One fascinating thing I garnered from Breakthrough Thinking is the focus on innovation. Exercises to enhance breakout thinking and change perspective are practical and eye-opening!...

16 Mar

The Medici Effect

The premise of this excellent book is that potential and powerful creativity lie at the intersection of different fields of study, disciplines, and differences of many kinds. ...

23 Jul

Legacy and Influence

Maybe it’s my age.  Perhaps it’s simply the dawning of a new realization. Regardless of the origin for this motivation and drive, the need for establishing legacy is taking center stage for me. My ancestry is very blurred: I knew my maternal grandmother, but met my grandfather only once or...