Posts Tagged ‘books’

What I Like about E-Readers

I’ve been reading on a Kindle for awhile now. I haven’t tried the Nook. I’m not particularly brand-loyal; I just like to make as few purchases as possible. I don’t like putting electronics in the landfills, so I’ve learned to curb my urge to upgrade my tech. For example, I still have my old digital […]

“I Know a Blog Post You Should Read”

Most of us still recommend books. There’s nothing wrong with recommending books, but what about recommending blog posts? A blog post takes five minutes to digest, if that. Recommending a book as the solution to a problem is the shotgun approach. It will probably work, but in many cases, it may not be necessary. For […]

The New Capitalism

Gary Hamel, author of The Future of Management, just wrote an interesting post the other day. I like the way he thinks. I read his book, and I recommend it. He discusses the implications of the fact that modern society is the result of operating in a hierarchy for centuries. Private companies, churches, schools, and […]

The Age of the Introvert

It’s finally here. I didn’t know this book existed until yesterday, but as soon as I discovered it, I immediately downloaded a copy of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. Those who knew me in 2007 probably still remember that I called myself “The Introverted Entrepreneur” […]