Should I Read It 013 – The Success Grower

In today’s episode we’re going to dig into a fable that’s being used to illustrate the eight principles that Mark Schinnerer feels you need if you’re going to have success in your work. Purchase The Success Grower on Amazon Purchase our next book H3 Leadership on Amazon This episode of Should I Read It is […]

Connected: How A Social Network Works in Everything From STD’s to Friendship

When I purchased this book I read the title and subtitle and figured it was just about Twitter and Facebook and those type of social networks. While they certainly appear, Connected, by Nicholas A. Cristakis and James H. Fowler, is not a book solely about technology. It’s a book about the relationships around us and […]

Should I Read It 011 – Your Best Year Ever by Michael Hyatt

In today’s episode we’re going to look at how to have your best year ever with Michael Hyatt. Purchase Your Best Year Ever on Amazon Written Review of Best Year Ever In our next review we’re going to look at the networks of connections we have around is as we look at Connected by Christakis […]

Should I Read It 010 – Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice The Work in Half The Time

This is our third stop to look at an Agile productivity model. Purchase Scrum on Amazon Written review of Scrum by Jeff Sutherland I know we’re already part way through the year, but our next episode will cover how to have your Best Year Ever according to Michael Hyatt. Resources Extreme Programming The Productivity Show […]

Don’t Get Stuck in Waterfall Development, look at Scrum

It’s only been a few weeks since I reviewed Extreme Programming and really not that long since I looked at Personal Kanban and we’re back in the Agile field with a look at one of the foundational books on Scrum. You can find the audio review of Scrum here. Subscribe to Should I Read It […]

Should I Read it 009 – High Performance Habits by Brendon Burchard

Today we’re going to look at High Performance Habits by Brendon Burchard. It’s intended to be a research backed look at what it takes for people to be great. That makes it similar to Great at Work from episode 6. Purchase High Performance Habits on Amazon In our next episode we’re going to take another […]

How do you become someone that executes on ideas?

While it’s great to have a whole bunch of productivity knowledge, so many people engage in what’s called productivity porn. They read about doing more better. They can tell you all the features of the task management apps out there and what each application is doing wrong. They’re happy to pontificate on the virtues of […]

Should You Read it 008 – Execute by Josh Long and Drew Wilson

Today we’re going to look at Execute by Josh Long and Drew Wilson. This is all about how to ship work, not get stuck in the ideation stage. Purchase Execute Written review of Execute In our next episode we’re going to look at High Performance Habits by Brendan Burchard. If you’ve been longing for another […]

Should You Read It 007 – Personal Kanban

We all try to balance work and life, but splitting them might be a false dichotomy. That split is what we’re going to look at in Should You Read it 007 as we look at Personal Kanban. Purchase Personal Kanban on Amazon Read the written review of Personal Kanban If you’ve had trouble shipping work, […]