Books

In which I post book summaries for career planning.

All Marketers Are Liars

Seth Godin's 2005 book is about the practice of marketing in a world of noise. Most of these ideas are now conventional wisdom.


Radical Candor

Kim Scott's 2017 book is a how-to guide for the people-side of management. Read as a follow-up to Andy Grove's High Output Management.


Deep Work

Cal Newport's 2016 book Deep Work is a guide to doing valuable work in a world of digital distraction.


So Good They Can't Ignore You

Following your passion is the worst career advice you can get. Cal Newport argues for a more effective alternative.


Principles

A how-to manual for being effective by Ray Dalio, founder of the most successful hedge fund in the world.


Only the Paranoid Survive

Strategic inflection points can kill businesses and careers. How do you identify them and prepare your careers in reaction to them?