Category: Books

Things I Learned from the Big Data Book

  I recently read Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think.  This very quick read gives some great insights into the how and why of using data to shape decision making.  The book is loaded with interesting and fun research that will keep...
Read More

Switch by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

I spend a LOT of time in the car.  One way I’ve found of converting the uselessness of sitting in a car into somewhat less useless time is to listen to audio books. The most recent read has been a book called Switch by Chip and Dan Heath. I...
Read More

The One Thing, by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

Worthy of Repeating I wrote in a recent post about how some of the concepts mentioned in this book, combined with lessons learned from great mentors through life, have shown me how to stop dreaming and really reach goals, one step at a time. If you haven’t already ready...
Read More

Ways To Help Employees To Act More Like Owners

Recently in our organization we’ve been looking into ways to operate more effectively in all areas, and one of the ideas is to get each individual contributor empowered and enabled to make good decisions and act on them without needing to wait for approval any more than absolutely necessary....
Read More

Great By Choice by Jim Collins

Winner. Good book. Worth reading more than once. Listened to it on audiobook last year and am reading back through it again now in electronic print on my Kindle app. Couple of notes on the format: I normally choose print versus audio, because it sinks in better and is...
Read More