Less is more. Never has that been more true than in today’s world. The rate of change, demands for collaboration, social media’s ambient noise, all lay claims on our time. And, we haven’t even mentioned our family, friends, and folks in our ‘physical’ lives.
As a result, our attention spans seems to be ever-shorter. It’s a challenge, taking real effort at times to stay focused, to stay on-task. There are days I wonder whether I’m a grown adult suffering from an attention deficit disorder. With more of us expected to ‘collaborate’ at work, to perform in ‘matrixed’ environments, attention spans are under severe pressure.
This really is a book about doing good well. The authors are two women writing from the perspective of having been there, done that, and wanting to share their lessons learned.
Their vision: “…to design a practical guide to help anyone with a desire to do good in this world not only do good, but do good well.”
JT reviews Richie Norton’s recent book discussing the need to Live to Start and Start to Live! The need to stop procrastinating, and the need to get on with it.
And, not just a packet of Kool-Aid™, he provides the sugar to fortify it too.
Should You Write a Book? “In this sea of choices, why should anyone give a shiitake about your book?”
Right from the start, APE digs in and delivers. What you need to know. Why. And how to get it done. A quick review of Guy Kawasaki’s latest book.
ESN. It’s yet another new acronym you need to learn: Enterprise Social Network. Here, JT provides his review of this book.
The short take: It’s a must-read for your corporate ESN team. It strikes a nice balance and is the first book he’s read that can almost act as ‘primer’ for the entire process.