I am VERY protective of my writing voice. They are not only becoming more centralized and streamlined ala Apple, as The New York Times reports "The goal is to get thousands of employees to collaborate more closely, to avoid some duplication and, as a result, to build their products to work more harmoniously together. Turns out the reason itsmorrissey doesn't want competing noise is that it might clue people into what singing in tune sounds like. The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. Best Books of Book Review:
1 Corinthians and the No Asshole Rule
The process of writing The No Asshole Rule entailed many fun twists and turns. I just updated the list over at LinkedIn and have included it here as well. I was ready to NOT be impressed, as there are frankly lots of books out there about the power of simplicity. When I read the pre-publication version, I was so blown away by how useful, important, and interesting that Give and Take was that I gave it one of the most enthusiastic blurbs of my life: I love this book -- I give to Stanford students and executives all the time, especially when they worry aloud that, to get ahead, their only choice is to be a selfish asshole.
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How to Avoid the Dark Side Part 4: Made to Stick Chip and Dan Heath. I am going to preorder my copy right now. With an encouraging approach, aim to create a new peer group of people with whom your target group can identify, a group that will help them fit in and hold them accountable for their actions. The Food of the Brain Gossip, Part 2: Get Rid of the Performance Review!: It is also contrary to the logic of the quality movement which weirdly, GE who at least had this system in the past embraced as well.
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