My favorite part of the book is the Van Halen "no brown M&Ms" contract clause discussed in chapter 4. If you don't read anything else on the summary, I suggest reading my notes on chapter 4.
Before writing this, Jesse Itzler decided to live in a monastery with the Monks of New Skete as an experiment and life experience. He kept a journal during his stay there and the main contents of the book are from his journal.
A list of the books I finished reading in 2020 in order of completion.
Tiger Woods' life is an incredibly fascinating story. The author's are brutally open in this book and they dig into plenty of the negative aspects of his life. Regardless of whether you like him or not, there is a lot to learn from his successes and mistakes. Even if you don't like sports, I think you will enjoy this biography.
Training and onboarding new team members is challenging. There is a lot involved and it is easy to leave out important steps. When you onboard an employee, you want to train them methodically and give them the tools to be successful. To be purposeful in training and to ensure I don't forget any critical steps, I've created this checklist to guide our onboarding process.
"If you’re ok with looking like everyone else, then the essence of this book will be lost on you." - Paul Akers
My annual list of favorite books read for 2020. Several great books on business, self-help, and fiction made the list.
This was a good biography, and Benjamin Franklin is an interesting person to read about. He had such a diversity of interests. If you enjoy this book I also recommend reading Walter Isaacson's biography of Leonardo da Vinci.
Do you find it hard to organize project files and quickly find what you need? It can be frustrating and time consuming to search through folders trying to find project files right when you need them. This is due to a lack of consistency in naming project folders and storing files. The solution is to use a standardized project folder structure.
In November and December I start the process of goal setting for the new year. Here are some goal setting ideas and prompts that you may find useful.