“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"
“Building a DevOps Culture” by Mandi Walls This is a really short read. Here are some quoted notes: “A DevOps culture is one created through lots of discussion and debate.” “A team taking a more DevOps approach talks about the product throughout its lifecycle, discussing requirements, features, schedules, resources, and whatever else might come up.” On […]Read more "Book: Building a DevOps Culture"
“Daring Gratly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead” by Brené Brown This book has some deep insights that explains the mechanics of vulnerability and how some people able to respond life challenges in ways that lead to better outcome. If you don’t want to read through 300+ […]Read more "Book: “Daring Greatly”"
“Never Apply for a Job Again!” by Darrell W. Gurney Mr. Gurney provided a lot of advice for an individual on how to seek career, business or even relationship opportunities. The quotes noted below do not capture many of the advice Mr. Gurney provides in the book. He actually went in depth on how to […]Read more "Book: “Never Apply for a Job Again!”"
“Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future” by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters “What important truth do very few people agree with you on?” Arthurs went in detail explaining why this is a difficult question to answer. See the next quote “Most answers to the contrarian question are different ways of […]Read more "Book: “Zero to One”"
“Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success” by Adam Grant “Takers have a distinctive signature: they like to get more than they give. They tilt reciprocity in their own favor, putting their own interests ahead of others’ needs.” “In the work-place, givers are a relatively rare breed. They tilt reciprocity in the other direction, […]Read more "Book: “Give and Take”"