[book report] Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Eleven-Rings-Phil-Jackson-ebook/dp/B00O30HH5Y/I don’t enjoy watching US sports. I’ve tried. I’ve been to live baseball, ‘football’, basketball and ice hockey games in the States but never really clicked with them. I am however endlessly fascinated with the culture of US sports. The relationships with colleges, the ‘draft’, the collective bargaining & salary caps and more than anything … Continue reading [book report] Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson

[book report] Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble by Dan Lyons

http://amzn.to/22u3h9FFor a couple of years around 2006 I was desperate to work at a web start-up. Well not desperate enough to leave Bristol but pretty interested in the idea anyway. I read Techcruch and Mashable (when it was still a tech blog) and had dreams of working in a truly Internet-era company and escaping the … Continue reading [book report] Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble by Dan Lyons

[book report] Radical Focus: Achieving Your Most Important Goals with OKRs by Christina Wodtke

Over the years one of my [many] deficiencies as a manager in the Civil Service has been my rather dismissive attitude towards the entire appraisals process and by association objective setting. In the past I believed that reliance on ‘reviews’ for performance management whether quarterly, bi-annually or annually was a sign that you weren’t managing … Continue reading [book report] Radical Focus: Achieving Your Most Important Goals with OKRs by Christina Wodtke