Turn the ship around

Rating: 4.5/5

“It’s hard to find a leadership book that doesn’t encourage us to “take care of our people.” What I learned is this: Taking care of your people does not mean protecting them from the consequences of their own behavior. That’s the path to irresponsibility. What it does mean is giving them every available tool and advantage to achieve their aims in life, beyond the specifics of the job. In some cases that meant further education” Continue reading Turn the ship around

The Lexus and the olive tree – home vs. the world

Source: brookemccurdy blog
Source: brookemccurdy blog

Although the Lexus and the olive tree of Thomas Friedman has been published for 16 years, the concept of globalization is still relevant. I read it again just to find how amazing it is when we map the real life events to what were talked about in the book.

“The olive tree stands for home & identity. The Lexus stands for the development of the modern world. The tug of war between those two happening different ways around the world, in both negative and positive sense.” Continue reading “The Lexus and the olive tree – home vs. the world”

Remote – office not required

1164-remotecoverA book written from the authors’ own experience in managing a successful company favoring remote working style. Enjoyable illustration, easy to read and making perfect sense. 
Authors: Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson
Rating: 3.5/5

What makes the book tempting is the credentials of two authors – founders of Basecamp, an IT successfully operate in remote-working model. You will find in the book – Remote office not required – all arguments needed to support your choice of remote working, whether you are employee, team lead or employer. Continue reading “Remote – office not required”