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reviewed Rework. January 10, 2011
Business and branding books glut the market. In fact, I have dozens. But the only one that I consider my "biz Bible"? Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, the brilliant founders of 37signals …
reviewed Rework. November 03, 2010
Counter-intuitivism has never been this appealing or enlightening. Following uncommon, adverse advice and tips normally would seem as crazy talk, but in Rework, the approach and delivered goods are well …
posted a Quick Tip about Portable Executive: Building Your Own.... July 25, 2010
Portable Executive: Building Your Own Job Security - From Corporate Dependence to Self-Direction
If you're aspiring towards an executive career, then you will enjoy this book.
posted a Quick Tip about Strategies for Better Thinking: An Ad.... July 25, 2010
Strategies for Better Thinking: An Advanced Model for Organizational Performance Consultants
A good resource - a must read for anyone who wants to improve the way they do things from a business, technical or scientific standpoitn.
posted a Quick Tip about Making Business Location Decisions. July 25, 2010
Making Business Location Decisions
Location, location, location - it can make or break a business. This is an interesting resource.
posted a Quick Tip about Managing Business Process Flows: Prin.... July 13, 2010
Managing Business Process Flows: Principles of Operations Management w/ Student CD (2nd Edition)
If you're a manager or involved in computing in any way, you should read this book.
reviewed Office of the Registrar. July 02, 2010
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Office of the Registrar
Most students hate the registrar at their schools. Whether they don't get their transcripts sent out on time or they are on hold for hours just to talk to one person, the registrar's office often …
reviewed Rework. June 02, 2010
These are the two chaps of 37 signals who started Basecamp and a host of other tools. They were also early advocates of Ruby on Rails. A breathless book that runs through the gamut of pragmatic business …
reviewed Rework. May 26, 2010
From the opening pages of "Rework' it becomes quite apparent that Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson are not your typical enterpreneurs.  As founders of the trailblazing software company …
reviewed Rework. May 05, 2010
Prior to reading Rework, I was unfamiliar with Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson, or their company 37signals. One book, however, provides the reader with the insight into the attitudes of the founders …
reviewed Rework. April 11, 2010
After the buzz I've seen generated by this book, I needed to read it to find out what it was all about... Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. They are the guys who started the web company …
reviewed Rework. April 10, 2010
I'd expected a book of substance, and instead I got a book of aphorisms.    As the founder of a startup, I was hoping to get some insights into how 37signals has achieved so much success. …
reviewed Rework. March 24, 2010
If Joseph Schumpeter were to design a "creative destroyer," he would probably come up with a business thinker who bears a striking resemblance to Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. To me, they …
posted a Quick Tip about Business Environment. December 22, 2009
Business Environment
Love it or hate it, it's either a friend or a foe. Learn it well before you start anything though, that will determine if you succeed/fail!
posted a Quick Tip about Bill Gates. November 19, 2009
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Bill Gates
"I'm so rich that I can afford to be rude. Now, take that and cash it for what it's worth, Donald Trump!"
reviewed The Three Laws of Performance: Rewrit.... July 09, 2009
The Three Laws of Performance: Rewriting the
   If you want a business book that talks in vague generalities then throws in some prescriptive solutions that you should already know, then this book is for you. Most of the book talks …
Primal Management: Unraveling the Secrets of Human
The essence of "Primal Management" is simply that it makes good business sense for employers to use intrinsic motivation (people's natural motives to work together) as a central principle of organizational …
reviewed Thinking in Systems: A Primer. April 27, 2009
Thinking in Systems: A Primer
There cannot be a simpler and easier way to clarify the systems thinking approach to deal with the complex processes and problems in this dynamic world, than this primer. At any point in the space-time …
reviewed Peopleware: Productive Projects and T.... March 11, 2009
Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
This is the book whose title has become synonymous with managing teams in software companies. Though this 2nd edition came out in 1999, most of the content is identical to that of the original 1987 edition. …
reviewed Peopleware: Productive Projects and T.... August 13, 2008
Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
Much of this book is spent explaining what should be obvious to the best managers, but which corporate culture and priorities tend to work against. In general, the book looks more at typical mistakes …
Don't Let 'em Treat You Like a Girl: A Woman's
Don't Let 'Em Treat You Like a Girl is a self help guide to leadership success made especially for women. Often unbeknownst to us as women, we often exhibit or illustrate aspects and attitudes that reflect …
reviewed The World According to Peter Drucker. January 06, 2000
The World According to Peter Drucker
Jack Beatty creates what he calls an "intellectual portrait" of the world's most highly respected business scholar and teacher. What soon becomes clear, however, is that Drucker is a life-long learner …
reviewed Peopleware: Productive Projects and T.... December 29, 1999
Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
Programming languages come and go with an occasional paradigm shift thrown in. However, the thought processes and the mental gyrations needed to complete large software projects remain largely unchanged …
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