Get Tough by William E Fairbairn

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is Get Tough? Get Tough is a book on hand-to-hand fighting originally published in 1942. It is important for what it represents as much as it is with regards its content. Fairbairn as an author By the time Get Tough was written in 1942; Fairbairn was an experienced published author. In 1926, Fairbairn wrote… Continue reading Get Tough by William E Fairbairn

Measure What Matters by John Doerr

Reading Time: 3 minutes I was recommended Measure What Matters by my friend and fellow ex-Yahoo Cathy Ma. Cathy found the book useful in her way through managing teams. In Measure What Matters, John Doerr explains the idea of objectives and key results or OKRs. About John Doerr If you’ve worked in or around the Silicon Valley technology space… Continue reading Measure What Matters by John Doerr

The Exponential Era by Espindola & Wright

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Exponential Era is a business strategy book published by the IEEE Press as part of its series on technology, innovation and leadership. David Espindola and Michael Wright work at Intercepting Horizons and advise at the University of Minnesota. The book is a concise 182 pages including its index. It has a satisfying hard cover… Continue reading The Exponential Era by Espindola & Wright