Reading Matter

Oops. Shouldn’t Have Told You Not to Work

I try to be results oriented as a manager. Well. Results AND values oriented. Focus on the results, and as long as you’re behaving consistent with TAGFEE, then we’re cool. I want to manage the work and not the people. I don’t care when/how/where you do your work so long as it is done on(…)

42 Rules to Lead by from the Man Who Defined Google’s Product Strategy

42 Rules to Lead by from the Man Who Defined Google’s Product Strategy. Lot’s of great stuff in here. And some scary stuff too. Like this one: #13 Show up. True for everyone, and more for leaders: “Working from home is a malignant, metastasizing cancer,” Rosenberg says. “Ban it.” Love these ones: #21 Hire by(…)

Matt Blumberg’s Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business

Here’s a quick book review for Matt Blumberg’s new book, Startup CEO. Some of my favorite things about this book: It’s written in a pragmatic and engaging style, without jargon or filler. It includes actionable tips and frameworks for all aspects of managing a company. It has soul. It’s not just about increasing wealth. It’s(…)