Tim McCarthy and the Business of Good

Election Integrity

Quote of the Month  |  Albert Schweitzer

Song of the Month  |  Someone to Watch Over Me

Book(s) of the Month  |  5 Books to Revisit

Funny of the Month  |  Terry and Jan

Faking It

Funny of the Month  |  What it Means to be in an Irish Family

Book of the Month  |  The Last Ships From Hamburg

Song of the Month  |  A Lot More Free

Quote of the Month  |  Seth Godin on AI

The Secret to Employee Loyalty

Quote of the Month  |  Viktor Frankl

Book of the Month  |  Death at La Fenice

Funny of the Month  |  Switching Tapes

Song of the Month  |  I Am

Book of the Month  |  Crook Manifesto

Song of the Month  |  I'm Just Thinkin' About Love

Quote of the Month  |  Robert Burns

Questions and Answers

In Loving Memory | Tom Smothers | 1937 - 2023 | If I Had A Ship

Mistakes by Lake Street Dive

Sharon Salzberg

This Other Eden by Paul Harding

Mi Casa es Su Casa

Marcus Aurelius

December Laugh

The Book of Charlie by David Von Drehle

Wasted on the Way by Graham Nash

Teaching and Learning About Boundaries

Ring the Bells by Johnnyswim and Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors

How To Do Things You Hate by Peter Hollins

Peter Hollins

The Liberal Art of Business

Seth Godin

Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison

October Laugh

Goodbye Road by Drew Holcomb

Goodbye Road

September Laugh

Dearly Departed by Shakey Graves

September Book of the Month

Farnum Street

The Lessons of Money Lending

August Laugh | Terry McCarthy

Seth Godin

The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri

Many a Mile to Freedom by Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi (Traffic)

Keep Calm and Carry On

July Laugh by Maria Salmon

I Can Change by Lake Street Dive

In Pursuit of the Common Good by A. E. Hotchner and Paul Newman

Farnum Street


June Laugh

James “Scotty” Reston

On Being Certain by Robert Burton

MTA by The Kingston Trio

Music Lessons

The Stranger by Albert Camus

Positively 4th Street by Bob Dylan

Carl Jung

Excuses and Blame

Seth Godin

Found Forever by Caamp

Stutz by Jonah Hill

Life Altering Books

If I Needed You by Townes Van Zandt

Trust by Hernan Diaz

Arthur Brooks

Motivating Quotes

View from the Bottom

February Laugh | Bill Watterson

Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

That’s What the Lonely is For by David Wilcox

Leonard Cohen

The Illusion Of Control

January Laugh

Uniting America by Peter Shinkle

Michael Utesch

Stick Season by Noah Kahan

The Dyslexic Advantage by Brock and Fernette Eide

Tobi Lutke

Santa Lost A Ho by The Christmas Jug Band

December Laugh

What You Want

Wiley Miller | Non Sequitur

Stuck in the Middle with You by Stealer’s Wheel (Rafferty and Egan)

The Spy and the Traitor by Ben McIntyre

Living Testimony by Tim McCarthy

November Quote

September Laugh

Stella McCarthy

The Same Boat by Ryan Montbleau

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Three Questions

The Gun Industry Created a New Consumer by Ryan Busse, The Atlantic

Post War by Tony Judt

August Quote

Golden by My Morning Jacket

Processing Input

David Sipress

Ain’t No Sunshine Performed by The Neville Brothers

The First Kennedys by Neal Thompson

July Laugh

Kimberly Brown

Reciprocal Giving

June Laugh

Rocket Man by My Morning Jacket

Alfred Adler

We Don’t Know Ourselves by Fintan O’Toole

Shaping Our Jiminy Cricket

Spaceballs - Mel Brooks

Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead

Mardy Grothe

She Wore Diamonds on the Inside by Ben Harper

The Business of Good

David Loy

The Office “Michael, Jim, Dwight” sales training scene

City of Thieves by David Benioff

Time Stretching Exercises

75 and Sunny by Ryan Montbleau

Four Thousand Weeks  - Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman

Felicia McCarthy

July by Noah Cyrus, featuring Leon Bridges

The Softening of Age

Stopping or Starting

Billy Summers by Stephen King

Here We Go Again by Seth Godin

Mary Ridpath Mann

Catching and Releasing by Matt Simons


Freedom Fries

Seth Godin


Truth Worth Telling by Scott Pelley

December Laugh


Better Angels of our Nature by Steven Pinker

Faith performed by Lake Street Dive

The News Cyclone

Why Are People Really Leaving Their Jobs? The Whole Reason Can Be Summed Up in 4 Words.

November Laugh

Seth Godin

Old Wishes

Forever Young by Bob Dylan

Forgetting: The Benefits of Not Remembering by Scott Small

Just Get Me A Box by Brendan Murray

Trent Hinger21

Leonardo Da Vinci by the Walter Isaacson

Baby Don’t Leave Me Alone With My Thoughts by Lake Street Dive

Anthony Gittens (with thanks to Pat McNicholas)

Who are you talking to?

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

She’s Leaving Home by Paul McCartney and John Lennon

Richard T. Good

The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer

The First Tee

Life Changing Books

Everybody’s Had the Blues

Philanthropy, from Aristotle to Zuckerberg by Paul Vellely


August Laugh

Everything in Moderation — a Key to a Happy and Balanced Life

Brené Brown - The Gifts of Imperfection

July Humor

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Fly Like an Eagle by Steve Miller

Claire Suddath’s interview with Dr. Deepak Chopra

Free Hand and Imperfect Heroes

June Joke

Seth Godin

Yellow Moon by Aaron Neville

Mindfulness Makeover by Sarah Jeane Brown

It’s Not About You by Tom Rath

Who do you Admire?

May Cartoon

Fisher Road To Hollywood by The Avett Brothers

Generosity Unbound by Claire Gaudiani

JK Galbraith

Why Facts Don’t Change Minds by James Clear

Anecdotes and Data

Mortimer J. Adler

How to Love America by David Brooks

April Laugh

Losing Track of Our Dreams?

Multiply by Jamie Lidell

The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson

Observing Moonshots from Ashtabula

Presence of the Lord by Blind Faith

Creative Capital by Spencer Ante

Non Sequitor

Ray Dalio

A powerful money lesson from Bill Gates: Why you should save like a pessimist, but invest like an optimist

Dilbert on Entrepreneurship

Chris Rock

How to Get the Help You Need by Heidi Grant

Ask for Help

Let It Be Me by Ray LaMontagne


The Liberal Art of Management - Peter Drucker