Thrivner Book Club | We Are the Weather

We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at BreakfastJohnathan Safran Foer Jonathan Safran Foer’s book We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast looks at ways people can implement lifestyle changes to slow the impacts of a changing climate change,...

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...