Great Books + Great Minds

Diamond-Michael Scott
Great Books, Great Minds is a member-supported digital publication. We empower individuals to better connect to their inner and outer worlds, one book at a time.
Created 14 Jan 2020
  • Are You Living With Chutzpah?
    21 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    My friend Mason Harris is the living embodiment of chutzpah. In Yiddish vernacular, he embodies audacity, boldness, and self-confidence. Someone like Mason who is said to have chutzpah is not afraid t...
  • Are You Living a Rare Breed, Unconventional Life?
    16 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Share We live in a world where being seen and heard is all the rage. From Tik Tock enthusiasts to business thought leaders to celebrities and professional athletes, standing out requires us to rock ou...
  • Where Avocado Toast, Instagram Influencers, Connection, and Meaning Merge
    14 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
    Great Books + Great Minds is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. OK, I’ll admit to posting some of my culinary creati...
  • Author Cori Arnold’s Quiet Journey From $260K In Debt to Becoming a Millionaire
    12 Nov 2021 • 12 min read
    Subscribe now I have always found myself drawn to people and the story of their lives. Akin to “Curious George,” my radar antenna regularly leads me to fascinating encounters with humanity. (Note: Can...
  • A Lucid Book Conversation
    05 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
    Subscribe now “Lucid as in…..expressed clearly; easy to understand.” My last conversation with Lucid Fitzpatrick, author of the novelettes “d’Anima” and “Hymn For The Romanticist” was on February 22, ...
  • Embracing The Nature of Wild
    03 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Subscribe now By Guest Contributor Kris Wood Spending time in nature is one of my most favorite things to do and places to be. I am a dendrophile through and through (someone who loves trees and fores...
  • How To Bulletproof Your Health
    02 Nov 2021 • 8 min read
    Subscribe now 3110 Main Street in Santa Monica is one of my all-time favorite places to frequent for great coffee and hearty conversation. It is the home of Bulletproof Cafe, a locale that attracts an...
  • Robin Sharma On The Fear of Having Your Private Journals Read By Others
    31 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Subscribe now Share Great Books + Great Minds The year was 1993 and I had been given a complimentary ticket to attend a full-day Jim Rohn personal development seminar at Chicago’s Rosemont Horizon are...
  • Eldercare Expert Joy Loverde on Preparing for Our Later Years…..
    19 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    Share Great Books + Great Minds Joy Loverde and I met in Chicago in the 1990s, a time when we were both traveling the country, navigating the speaking circuit. With glistening silver hair and a spunky...
  • George W Gibbs, Jr. and His Historic Trek to Antarctica
    16 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    Share Great Books + Great Minds “Anchored this morning in the Bay of Whales, digging holes in the ice with picks and shovels. This was the only way of tying the ship up along the ice. . . . When the B...
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