The book references, elements of the things that we think about every day, what’s important and what isn’t. What do we care about and what do we not.
If you want to be a professional you need to dedicate the time it takes, to explore, to be a novice and to become a practitioner of your ‘art’.
Chris Voss’s book is about negotiation. Based on a skill rooted in the real-life experiences of hostage negotiations. Nothing much can come with higher stakes than the lives of others.
The book describes how we have reached a time in history, possibly never before achievable, where our ideas and thoughts can be brought to bear to impact the whole world.
Many books tell stories and many business books that tell us how to do certain things that are important for business. Few do both well. This book weaves a story, and it's lessons into a compelling narrative that draws in the reader and encourages them to turn the...
Sometimes you have to take things apart.
Be bold, take those parts of your business that no longer support you apart, and rebuild them. The test of time is at the heart of Building Better Business.
If we can live and work and enjoy entertainment from anywhere, then business can source it from anywhere too. Specialists will attract wealth that will bypass generalists.
I first read "Time to Think" by Nancy Kline in 2001, and reread it recently. More Time to Think was published a decade after her first book and it clearly articulates the learning the author has had from using the principles in the first book. There's no need to read...
Over the weekend I listened to the latest episode of a podcast. It was called "reply all". In fact, I listened to two episodes from a few years ago and the latest episode which brought the story up to date. It is an entertaining and well-presented story by a...