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: 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.
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: 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: 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: On Strategy: Paralyzing Fear
By 800-CEO-READ, published October 31, 2007, at 8:05 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
One trend that has come up in various conversations I've had lately has been the barriers to productivity. There are, of course, the literal barriers of corporate red tape, financing and other practical matters. I also had an invigorating conversation earlier this week about weaknesses as barriers with Dave over at The Freak Factor.