Category Archives: Productivity
SmartTribes: How Teams Become Brilliant Together by Christine Comaford
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
The content here seems to all line up. The “critter state” seems similar to Seth Godin’s “Lizard Brain”. The concept of a high performing team (tribe) resonates [...]
Remote: Office Not Required by David Heinemeier Hansson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I tend to find myself repeatedly finding I agree a lot with Jason and David even though I struggle to identify with them. I thought for sure this [...]
Trying to do Agile practices on teams with remote team members is always a challenge. Especially when there is only one person on the team that this not physically co-located with the rest of the team. It is easy [...]
Julia Ivashina recently asked a very profound question of “How do you define your bootedness? **
She defines it as “the degree to which I master to exhibit rational behavior in situations where spontaneous reaction used to be my first [...]
I am fascinated with how systems work and how things are designed. I put myself in observation mode as much as possible. Today I had to head the Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) to get a few automobile titles transferred into [...]
Looking to build your connectivity on Linked In? Increase your followers on Twitter or Friends on Facebook? Chances are you already communicate with a lot of people via e-mail, but you haven’t taken the time to connect with them elsewhere.
If you read a lot of digital content, you should share a lot. The problem is that you probably read in spurts. If you shared in spurts, you would probably annoy your friends. Buffer helps fix that problem.
Buffer has great [...]
Sometimes when Getting Things Done, you need a little more power in your inbox than the default. Boomerang for GMail is the extra horsepower you need. A few things that Boomerang provides.
1. Send Mail Later
Sometimes you want to send e-mail [...]
Simpleology: The Simple Science of Getting What You Want by Mark Joyner
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
This one was a little too self help, buy into my product for my liking. I think that the sections on logic and reasoning [...]
Abraham Maslow made the concept of hierarchies of progression in systems popular via his work on a hierarchy of needs. Below is a theory about the hierarchy of different types of readers.
Only reads when critical to survival. This type of reader regularly denounces [...]