Steve Jobs is a hero of mine. Thanks to quarantine time, I finally got around to reading Steve Jobs, the epic authorized biography by Walter Isaacson. The beautifully written book chronicles the astounding story of […]
I stan few companies as much as I stan Disney. I’m not ashamed of this even a little. When I saw that the greatest Disney CEO since old Walt himself had a new autobiography out, […]
What could a cartoonist possibly have to teach you about living your life? That’s the question I had before starting Dilbert creator Scott Adams’ book How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big. By the end of the book, I was an Adams disciple. It turns out there’s so much more to Mr. Adams than Dilbert.
“There’s a starman waiting in the sky, he’d like to come and meet us, but he thinks he’d blow our minds.” – Bowie Elon Musk has been grabbing more headlines than usual lately: for announcing […]
What follows is a somewhat disjointed collection of updates from the past month. I probably should have made this three separate posts, but I’m short on time and I wanted to memorialize some thoughts while […]
1984 is a book about power, life, government, freedom (or lack thereof) of speech, human nature, love, strength, and weakness. It’s gripping, suspenseful, horrific, and at times, maddening. This post contains a summary of the book, some of my favorite (or most terrifying) quotes, and some applications for business people.
The term “game-changer” is so overused today, but I can’t overstate how much parenting has changed for me since listening to “How to Talk”.
Learning to Eat Soup With a Knife by John Nagl uncovers common themes for effectively dealing with insurgent or non-conventional warfare.
I’ve always been a Nike fanboy, but I never heard of Nike’s founder Phil Knight until my Audible app recently recommended his awesome new memoir Shoe Dog. I loved the book, so here’s a quick recap to maybe pique your interest in reading Shoe Dog for yourself.
I’ve been kicked out of my home office. Again. First my son was born, and he stole it, and now my soon-to-be daughter is stealing my office. Last week I painted my former work sanctuary […]