“We all have a limited number of fucks to give. Pay attention to where and who you give them to”. Sound right? Continue reading The subtle art of NOT giving a fuck – Mark Mason
“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
An interesting book about globalization, its effects and backlashes to countries and companies operating in the internationalism. Fact check on the global situation after 17 years from the publish of the book shows us that the Lexus is still on its way to the ideal globalization and the Olive tree is doing its job to regain its power, whether it is good or bad. Continue reading The Lexus and The Olive Tree
Thomas Friedman has a very interesting example to reflect his view on the world’s economies. I cannot say that I fully agree with him on this because businesses all over the world has now learnt from others for the better. However, what is said by the author is fundamental nature of business in each operation system. Continue reading “The Lexus and the Olive Tree – 5 gas stations”
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”
A 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
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”