In 2019 I listened to Getting Things Done and it helped improve my productivity so much that I read it again in 2020. David Allen says "The implicit purpose of this book is urging you to operate from a higher level. To assist you in making your total life expression more fulfilling and better aligned with the big picture."
Author: Jeremy Silva
The ability to clearly explain a problem is an invaluable skill. If we want to get good answers and keep our projects on schedule, our questions must be clear and easy to understand.
Greenlights is the biography of the first 50 years of Matthew McConaughey's life. He is a great storyteller and narrates the audio version himself, which makes it even better. Listening to the book feels like sitting in his home while he tells you his life story. There are many pearls of wisdom in his stories.
Inspired by The Checklist Manifesto, I developed this checklist for processing an RFI. I've included a free template you can download.
This is my guide on how to write an RFI. The key points to remember are to be clear, be concise, and be correct.
This is the second Malcolm Gladwell book I've read, the first was Talking to Strangers, and his writing style is one of my favorites.
Instead of maintaining two sites, I've decided to migrate the articles from my project management blog to this site. If you're a subscriber, you will see several posts that are not book summaries during this transition. I will continue posting a new book summary every two weeks. The next summaries include Outliers, Benjamin Franklin, Banish … Continue reading Upcoming Site Plans
This is an encouraging book about parenting. It has a lot of sound advice and is worth reading multiple times. My wife and I got to hear Dr. Meg Meeker speak in person at a Dave Ramsey SMART conference in 2019 and we've learned a lot from her. If you enjoy this, you may want to check out some of her other books on parenting.
A Mind for Numbers explores new ways of thinking about how you learn. It is written primarily for students. It has a lot of specific advice related to studying for homework, projects, and working with classmates.
"You won't find guilt or shame in this book. Instead you'll find encouragement and practicality as we continue our quest to travel the most excellent way." This quote from the introduction explains the aim of the book well. Love Like That is a fantastic book with practical tips and thought provoking questions on loving like Jesus.