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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) ;-)
Mar
28
How far are y'all going?

How far are y'all going?

"How far are y'all going?" Ruby asked us with a sigh. "We're going all the way 'til the wheels fall
1 min read
Mar
27
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

This is one of the cult books for artists in all fields, and it’s been on my list for
3 min read
Mar
19
Chapter 5: Develop your communication/narrative

Chapter 5: Develop your communication/narrative

How you do anything is how you do everything. Every good leader has to have a signature communication style. Their
5 min read
Mar
12
Chapter 4: Develop your signature style (toolkit)

Chapter 4: Develop your signature style (toolkit)

“Good artists copy; great artists steal.” —Steve Jobs (stolen from Pablo Picasso)Everybody gets a stamp. It can be based
5 min read
Feb
21
Chapter 3: Quick Wins

Chapter 3: Quick Wins

This is probably one of those hated corporate expressions — Quick Wins. But for the lack of smarter words, I’m
3 min read
Feb
14
Chapter 2: People Manager

Chapter 2: People Manager

Most of the new managers get promoted from within, and the way we get promoted isn’t necessarily the best.
6 min read
Feb
07
Chapter 1: Welcome To Management (or Keep Calm & Manage People?)

Chapter 1: Welcome To Management (or Keep Calm & Manage People?)

Chapter 1: Welcome To Management (or Keep Calm & Manage People?) Writing my 2nd book in public by publishing raw chapter drafts.
8 min read
Jan
30
#ChallengeAccepted book outline

#ChallengeAccepted book outline

Outline of my 2nd book. Starting now. Subscribe to follow along.
7 min read
Jan
22
On Writing Well by William Zinsser

On Writing Well by William Zinsser

I loved On Writing Well. Zinsser keeps you turning the pages even when writing about such a boring topic like grammar. He always seems to find a way to put little bits of fun into it, and he keeps surprising the reader.
3 min read
Jan
17
Challenge Accepted: pre-announcing my second book.

Challenge Accepted: pre-announcing my second book.

Pre-announcing my 2nd book: Challenge Accepted. From impostor to leader: becoming the boss you'd like to work for.
5 min read
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