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These notes are my highlights and impressions, a form of digital marginalia of my reading. Summaries and recommendations. And, of course, MY BOOK(s) ;-)
Oct
17
#ChallengeAccepted book: delayed

#ChallengeAccepted book: delayed

#ChallengeAccepted is a guide, a handbook for helping people navigate their ways from the first-time manager to a leader, written in a way to become that buddy we all need(ed) but were afraid to ask.
4 min read
Sep
21
The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel

The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel

At the start of the pandemic of 2020, I read Michael Finkel’s book, The Stranger in the Woods, The
2 min read
Sep
14
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Come for the story, walk away with the meaning of lifeViktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning is one of those
4 min read
Sep
07
Fat, Forty, and Fired.

Fat, Forty, and Fired.

Watch TED Talks; they just might save your life. This TED Talk and the subsequent book most probably saved my
3 min read
Apr
30
The Quest of the Simple Life by William J. Dawson

The Quest of the Simple Life by William J. Dawson

This is a wonderful book if you're looking to simplify your life. Written at the beginning of the previous century,
4 min read
Apr
23
Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

I enjoyed reading and scribbling into Austin Kleon’s Steal Like An Artist. I ordered this one via Amazon for
3 min read
Apr
16
Chronicles: Volume One by Bob Dylan

Chronicles: Volume One by Bob Dylan

When I think of California, I think about Steve Jobs and Bob Dylan. The former is California's favorite son, while
3 min read
Apr
09
Chapter 6: Delegate. Delegate. Delegate.

Chapter 6: Delegate. Delegate. Delegate.

Micromanager is Latin for a boss who can't delegate. —Peter Kos There is a reason why I repeated the word
6 min read
Apr
04
The Practice: Shipping Creative Work by Seth Godin

The Practice: Shipping Creative Work by Seth Godin

"Do what you love" is for amateurs. "Love what you do" is the mantra for professionals.
4 min read
Apr
02
Shitty first book

Shitty first book

I wrote this chapter of The Elements of Lifestyle after realizing I have to wrap it up. I decided to
2 min read
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