Thrivner Book Club | Big Magic

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear Elizabeth Gilbert  A recent Recode Decode podcast with Alex Kantrowitz nicely captured the context for our discussion. Essentially, there are two kinds of work:  Idea work, which is anything involved with creating...

Thrivner Book Club | Why We Sleep

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams Matthew Walker n his book Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, Dr. Matthew Walker, a professor of neuroscience and psychology, and the director of UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab,...

Thrivner Book Club | The Art of Gathering

The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters Priya Parker Priya Parker’s book The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters takes a look at multiple styles of gatherings to understand why it is important to change the way we interact and approach...

Thrivner Book Club | Dare to Lead

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. By: Brené Brown In Dare to Lead, author/researcher Brené Brown ties together the research topics explored in her previous works to inspire readers to become leaders. Brown has a way of weaving a compelling...

Thrivner Book Club | Educated

EducatedBy: Tara Westover Educated by Tara Westover is the story of Dr. Westover’s past, growing up in a very strict Mormon household, not attending school until college, narrowly escaping multiple family tragedies, and her tales of survival through it all. We chose...

Thrivner Book Club | Becoming

Becoming By: Michelle Obama Michelle Obama’s debut memoir, Becoming, provides an intimate look into her life growing up on the South Side of Chicago, her time in Ivy League schools, her career moves, and balancing life with her husband Barack and their daughters. Mrs....