What radical candor means and how to give radically candid feedback.
Peter Drucker pointed out what’s most important for a knowledge worker: use your mind, not just your hands. Being effective is not about following orders and get them done right, but figuring out what’s the right thing to do in the first place.
Quick thoughts about the book. First book sketchnotes I’ve ever done.
If someone asks you to make a tool lighter so it’s not too tiring to use, is “lighter” the real solution?
Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, and adding the meaningful. — John Maeda
Hmm, yet another book on becoming more creative?
I can’t wait to read it. Finished it up on Christmas Eve.
I haven’t worked on lettering enough to be able to tell whether I’m into it or not. But, I really enjoy her pieces of wisdom on work ethics, processes and tactics throughout the book. I read it with a pencil and lined words, phrases and sentences I loved. Needless to say, I made lots of lines.
It is a how-to writing book, teaching principles and techniques to whoever likes to take her or his writing to the next level. It’s exactly what I need.
“The Art of Thinking Clearly”, written by Rolf Dobelli, is a really interesting book. It gives some how-tos on critical thinking.
For those subjects that are truly important to our lives and careers, that require a deep focus and hard work to make great progress, we need to be able to drill down into the subjects, and really work our way up.