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: 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: 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: Let's Take a Holiday
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 10, 2007, at 3:25 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
So, there I was waiting patiently in line to go through the first of 3 security checkpoints at the airport. It was the first time I was traveling overseas with my mom, which I may not do again, but that's only because I lost her during the trip to Mexico. It turns out she was just getting a tattoo, but I digress.
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.