Archive of Past Presentations

Ann Louden, February, 2014

  • “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein
  • “Difficult Conversations: How to Talk about What Matters Most” by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen
  • “How Doctors Think” by Jerome Groopman
  • “The Gifts of Imperfection” by Brene Brown
  • “Promise Me” by Nancy Brinker


Chris Sawyer, March 2014

  • “The Right Stuff” by Tom Wolfe
  • “The Active Life: A Spirituality of Work, Creativity, and Caring” by Parker Palmer
  • “Young Men and Fire” by Norman Maclean
  • “Beyond Pleasure and Pain” by E. Tory Higgins
  • “Inferno” by Dan Brown


Aisha Torrey-Sawyer, April 2014

  • “’Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?’ and Other Conversations About Race” by Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • “Searching for Sarah Rector: The Richest Black Girl in America” by Tonya Bolden
  • “Leading with Soul” by Lee Bolman & Terrence Deal
  • “The Kitchen House” by Kathleen Grissom
  • “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni


Todd Kerstetter, May 2014

  • Discussed his book “God’s Country, Uncle Sam’s Land” by Todd Kerstetter


Dave Cozzen, July 2014

  • Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn, by Evan S. Connell.
  • Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth and Happiness, by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein.
  • After the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path, by Jack Kornfield.
  • The Stand by Stephen King.
  • There’s Treasure Everywhere: A Calvin and Hobbes Collection, by Bill Watterson.
  • The Parents We Mean To Be: How well-intentioned adults undermine children’s moral and emotional development, by Richard Weissbourd.