Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow, what a great book. This is one of the best non-fiction books I’ve ever read. Michael Lewis has a nack for finding a topic that is fundamentally interesting, timely, and thought-provoking and then putting together research to bring […]
Archive | May, 2012
Broke : The Plan to Restore our Trust, Truth and Treasure by Glenn Beck My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is an excellent visualization of the state of our country’s finances and why you should be concerned about it. While I actually “read” it in the unabridged audible version, I ended up buying the […]
A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book is an excellent overview of likely changes coming to our society from a world-view perspective. In generations past, there have been wholesale societal shifts in “direction.” For instance, moving from into the industrial […]
Flipping the Switch…: Unleash the Power of Personal Accountability Using the QBQ! by John G. Miller My rating: 4 of 5 stars Pretty good book overall. Definitely start with the previous book – QBQ, which discusses the fundamental concept of making sure you’re asking the right questions to make forward progress. Flipping the Switch takes […]
QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life by John G. Miller My rating: 5 of 5 stars I just finished reading QBQ – The Question Behind the Question, What to Really Ask Yourself to Eliminate Blame, Complaining, and Procrastination by John Miller a few minutes ago. What a […]
Needless to say, I’m in the process of updating/changing my website. All of this stems from the need to update to the newest version of WordPress and that necessitated PHP5 instead of PHP4, which was the database I had used previously. What a pain!