A collection of my notes on things I've read over the years. It started as a book review section, but there are so many interesting websites, blogs, and articles on the internet. You'll find links to everything I've reviewed here.
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We Don't Make Widgets: Overcoming the Myths That Keep Government from Radically Improving
If you're in a government job charged with implementing change through process improvement, this is the book for you. A short read, yet enlightening on how to think about performance improvement in government and how to lead that change.Continue reading →
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9 - 5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
Bottom line: I should have picked this book up years ago but didn't because I thought the title was too obnoxious. The concepts in the book turn traditional working-towards-retirement thinking on it's head and it is worth owning a copy.Continue reading →
Embrace the Suck: What I Learned at the Box About Hard Work, (Very) Sore Muscles, and Burpees Before Sunrise
A great read about Crossfit shedding light on the lingo, culture, and mindset of Crossfitters. A little old (published in 2014), but it's a good read for those of us just starting out or thinking about starting.Continue reading →
The Systems View of the World: A Holistic Vision of Our Time
Short, but deep read into systems theory. A philosophical approach to systems thinking and a must-read if you have a deeper need for understanding systems.Continue reading →
The Five Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity
If you enjoyed Franklin Covey's "7 Habits for Highly Effective People," you'll enjoy "The 5 Choices." This book got me started on my productivity journey in earnest.Continue reading →