“Getting There” by Gillian Zoe Segal This is a book of a collection of personal life stories of various successful people across different professions. Everyone in the book encountered some form of challenges and setbacks, which can be inspirational. Here are my notes: “Take the classes, the friends, and the family that have inspired the […]Read more "Book: Getting There"
“People Over Profit: Break The System. Live With Purpose. Be More Successful.” by Dale Partridge. I bought this book for its high rating on Amazon. With recent news about the company’s workplace culture, this book can offer a few tips of improvement. Here are my notes: “Cell-phone and satellite-dish companies force multi-year contracts on their […]Read more "Book: People over Profit"
“Scaling Software Agility: Best Practices for Large Enterprises” by Dean Leffingwell. I bought this book several years ago and finally finished reading it. The author has a new book scheduled to publish by end of the year, which will be a nice update. If you are new to Agile, here are a few links to checkout: […]Read more "Book: Scaling Software Agility"
“The Charisma Myth: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism” by Olivia Fox Cabane. Back in 2012, I listened to this presentation by the author and wanted to dive in a little deeper by reading her book. Two and half years later, I finally made the time to read this book and here […]Read more "Book: The Charisma Myth"
In this podcast interview, Amy Wilkinson made the following comment. Hope this will inspire you to to start pursuing your dreams or doing well by doing good! :) “There is no perfect timing. There is no perfect plan. It doesn’t take a million dollars. It doesn’t take a certain credentials or degree. That idea that […]Read more "PODCAST: Amy Wilkinson"
“Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions” by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber. I bought this book several years ago and re-read it today. This book showed it’s talking points by telling a fictional story. The notes here are mostly based on last couple pages of the book. “The Eight Steps Process […]Read more "Book: Our Iceberg Is Melting"
“From Inspiration to Implementation” by Dr. Tina Seelig I listened to this talk last October and finally revisited this again to take some notes. This talk contains a lot of further explanations and stories that illustrate these points. Watch it if you want to dive in deeper. “Imagination, I define, very simply, is the ability to envision things […]Read more "Talk: From Inspiration to Implementation"