This year, I’ve had the pleasure of listening and reading over 50 books. Here are some that I highly recommend reading in 2020.
I recently came across Dave's simple guidelines for building a better workplace culture. It was published for internal use only, but I don't think it hurts to share it here as a note to myself 🙂 Here is the list: 1. Think first of the other fellow. This is THE foundation — the first requisite — … Continue reading Dave Packard’s 11 Simple Rules
The current and future of investing platforms.
In going through Antifragile, I pulled out key takeaways across all the chapters that I will re-read periodically. I give those to you now and highly recommend that you get the book. But if you’ve only 5 minutes, read this instead.
The business model is an important decision that will have a significant impact on your profitability. It can differentiate you from competitors and give you an advantage over them. Your competitors can’t easily change their business model to match yours. Choose wisely.
The Death of Angel Investing and the Rise of Bootstrapping.
On Writing Well by William Zinsser is an excellent book for anybody who wants to learn how to write, whether about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, or about yourself. Here’s some of the best advice from the book. Keep in mind next time you write — and the quality of your output will be greatly improved.
There is no such thing as a quick or efficient meeting.
Starting a new job is never easy. Many new hires feel overwhelmed, but by utilizing these tips, organizations can make the first day of work a seamless transition and help new employees feel comfortable and welcome.
Compressing wisdom into directives — (“Do this.”) — is so valuable, but so rarely done. It feels arrogant and imperial to tell people what to do. Who am I to order people around? On the other hand, who am I not to? It’s useful to people, so do it.Derek Silvers 1. How to be useful … Continue reading Notes from the “do this” directives by Derek Silvers