“The Innovative Team,” studies the challenges limiting teams’ ability to be as creative, as innovative, as they truly can be.
Perhaps foremost a book on communication, it is one that will remain on my shelf for a future re-read when facing team creativity challenges in the future.
A few weeks ago, Geraldine Markel asked me to review her book. The focus, fighting distractions, is a war near and dear to me. I am constantly fighting it.
My review of ACTIONS, should help you determine it’s value for you, my reader. It can help uncover symptoms, consequences, as well as develop effective -actions- for dealing with them.
The book is a quick, light read, that is enjoyable. Most of us have ‘been there’ at some point. Not as happy as we could be, not as excited, perhaps dreading going to work. We’ve heard many of the things the book discusses, but being reminded (and in a fresh format) can be very useful.
For those of you having followed me a while, you know I do a fair number of book reviews. In the interest of continual self-improvement I am constantly reading new books. Shortly after I finish each (business) book I generally post a review.
My favorite tool streamlining the process is iPad’s reader application. Elegantly implemented, simple to use, iBooks is more than ‘just a reader’ application. It is also a tool you can leverage to really make life easier.
Squishy history is what you get when you add 3 parts text, with one part digitization. As more of the text we read becomes digital, the temptation to fiddle, tweak, and change becomes irresistible.