“Leading the Transformation: Applying Agile and DevOps Principles at Scale” by Gary Gruver and Tommy Mouser This is a good read that I would recommend to managers and leaders looking to transform your organization toward Agile and DevOps. This book is a short read and provides high-level directions and best practices leaders should do. For implementation […]Read more "Book: Leading the Transformation"
“The Dip: A little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)” By Seth Godin. This is a really short book with many worthy tips. Here are my notes: “But if you’re sold on being the best, but you’ve been frustrated in the route you’re taking to get there, then you need […]Read more "Book: The Dip"
“The Power of Starting Something Stupid” by Richie Norton. Below are my notes: “Here are some ways the New Smart shows up in our lives: • The New Smart is highly creative. • The New Smart is counterintuitive. • The New Smart is innovative. • The New Smart is beyond our comfort zone. • The […]Read more "Book: The Power of Starting Something Stupid"
“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"