In just over 24 hours, Lethal Generosity has generated 35 reader reviews on Amazon. So far, there have been four or five four-star rankings and all the rest received the top five star rank. These reviews matter a great deal to me, particularly as a self-publisher. They, this blog and my conversational Facebook stream are
Shel Israel inContext
It is early morning in Boston, the city where I came of age and lived until I was 32. I am in the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. The look of the City has changed so much since I lived here last. Through the spine of modern high rises, I can pick out the old John
My first blog was called It Seems to Me. I started it in 2003, so that I could land a job with a newspaper or magazine. It didn’t turn out that way. A friendly editor looked at my clip book, handed it back and said: “Shel, all these clips are about people who are dead, forgotten or both.”
If you have been following my Lethal Generosity book project, you may know that I have been extensively researching Millennials as a rising force in the Age of Context. The book has only ten chapters, and two of them profile this emergent generation. Keiretsus were extremely generous and transparent with each other and they proved lethal to competitors all over the world.