“There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.” – Ranulph Fiennes
the first to completely cross Antarctica on foot
I try to reflect how I’m living my life every six months, here are some questions I use to help me. The questions I use come from Tim Elmore @TimElmore and Camille Fournier @skamille, thank you.
After I answer the questions I start planning the next six months, turn every desire into an action that I can follow-up on or add to a calendar. I use Omnifocus, calendar, and a note pad to move things forward and keep myself focused.
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Dick, Philip K., ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I’ve been enjoying the Blade Runner universe, this year I saw Blade Runner 2049 and read the book the movies originate. Good writing in the book, strongly recommend if you enjoy science fiction.
The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups Coyle, Daniel, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ An insightful read for anyone helping teams work better, full of information on how to create a team environment.
Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity Scott, Kim Malone, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Read to level up in the manager role.
Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders Marquet, David, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The favorite phrase “Leader-leader,” a recommendation from Steve Pasek that has provided value every day in how I support software development teams.
Free: The Future of a Radical Price Anderson, Chris, ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Nothing is free.
The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1) Jemisin, N.K., ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Next fascinating world after the games of Thrones world.
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters Meeker, Meg, ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Solid guidance, disregard the religious content if that’s not your thing.
The Girl on the Train Hawkins, Paula, ⭐⭐⭐
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1) Herbert, Frank, ⭐⭐⭐
Caliban’s War (The Expanse, #2) Corey, James S.A., ⭐⭐⭐
Blood Rites (The Dresden Files, #6) Butcher, Jim, ⭐⭐⭐
Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude Kethledge, Raymond M., ⭐⭐⭐
Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs, #1) Morgan, Richard K., ⭐⭐⭐
Stay Hungry Maniscalco, Sebastian, ⭐⭐⭐
Woken Furies (Takeshi Kovacs, #3) Morgan, Richard K., ⭐⭐⭐
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Today I updated my Certified ScrumMaster® and Certified Scrum Product Owner® certifications from the Scrum Alliance
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Roman Pichler writes about digital transformations in the context of having a useful Product role, great insight and topics for companies transforming
Today I learned these acronyms FOLO: Fear of Living Off-line. FOMU: Fear of Messing Up. FOJO: Fear of Judgment On-line. FOMIRL: Fear of Meeting in Real Life. And to balance things JOMO: joy of missing out.
“I’m giving you these comments because I have very high expectations and I know that you can reach them.” ― Daniel Coyle, The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups
Roberto Dip @roperzh writes about communication and tactics he has used to communicate while working remotely.