January 29, 2007
News & Opinion: Links From My Inbox - 1/29/07
- Joel Spolsky reviews Dreaming In Code
- The Los Angeles Times ran the Financial Times' review of Purpose over the weekend.
- WSJ's Carol Hymowitz has a Q&A with The Three Tensions author Ken Favaro [sub. needed].
NEWS & OPINION: strategy + business Best Books of 2007
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 27, 2007, at 3:15 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The folks over at strategy + business have chosen what they consider the best business books of the year. There were eight categories, and each one was assigned to an expert in that field for review. Each reviewer also delivered an essay on the books chosen, and they are all good reads.
NEWS & OPINION: Purpose: A Critical Biography
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 18, 2006, at 7:16 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
At the end of Purpose by Nikos Mourkogiannis, there is a critical biography of the works that informed and inspired the book. The bibliography is written in a essay format with commentary and context that shows Nikos' thought process in the development of the book. You can download it here in a pdf format or you can click through to read the bibliography in html.
NEWS & OPINION: MUST READ: PURPOSE
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 11, 2006, at 5:14 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I know most people would say they can remember the music they were listening to when important events happened in their lives. I can define my career by the business books I was reading. I can remember reading Built To Last and realizing that Porras and Collins were talking about me when they said great companies have cult-like cultures and those who don't fit are "ejected like a virus".
NEWS & OPINION: Todd's Best of Business Books 2006
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 13, 2006, at 8:08 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I started with a list of 22 books that I thought deserved year-end honors. The narrowing of the list was the hard part. I quickly marked the ones I knew should be on my list and looked to see if they had something in common.
NEWS & OPINION: Kate's Best of 2006
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 15, 2006, at 7:29 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
For the last two weeks, I've been thinking about this blog post; well, maybe that's too specific. For the past two weeks, I've been thinking about 2006. It's been another great year full of new beginnings and changes.