Category Archives: Books

RIDing the RID. 2011 – Books on belief.

So, in order to accomplish the RID project, I would typically…figure out what item I wanted to get RID of, think about the item a little, take a picture of it, then…sometime later…create the entry about it to share with … Continue reading

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December – The origin of books I own.

As I prepare for my move to NYC, I continue giving away a lot of books. I have a hard time going into a bookstore without coming out with one (or several). One of the unexpected benefits of the RID … Continue reading

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December – Movement.

Today, I RID these books about movement. And it seems proper to announce my own. As many of you may have already figured out by my appearance in yesterday’s New York Times, I’m moving again…this time to New York. I’ll … Continue reading

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December 8, 2011 – Lies.

Today, I RID these books about lying to get what you want in business. Wow. Suffice it to say…with the never-ending stream of news about bank bailouts, shady business practices, etc…the world could do with fewer business lies. So, today…off … Continue reading

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December – Books on thought, thoughts on books.

Today I RID these books on thought – how we think, how men and women think differently, how people make decisions. And it makes me think about my decisions about…books. I’ve written on this blog before about how books are … Continue reading

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October 15, 2011 – The TEDxOmaha RID.

So today at TEDxOmaha, I gave a speech about the RID blog, the lessons learned from it, and the inspiration I continue to derive from it. Seemed appropriate to give away a couple of items from TED and the TED … Continue reading

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September 9, 2011 – The perils of digital.

If ever there were a mascot of the RID project, it might be this book. You see, I picked it up in Scotland recently — and after I read a few chapters I realized that I had already bought it … Continue reading

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