Posts Tagged ‘remarkable books’


Remarkable Book: The Power of Habit

I recently read the inspiring and eye-opening book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg that I felt deserved to be recognized as part of my Remarkable Book series. The main premise of the book is that many of the actions and decisions we make […]

More Remarkable Books – April 2011

This post continues my Remarkable Books Series that lists the books I have read recently and found inspiring or insightful. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink. Researchers have discovered that using external motivators – what Daniel calls the carrot and the stick – is not only generally ineffective for creative, […]

Remarkable Books Series

I am an avid book reader, always looking for inspiration, ideas, and insights. Over the last year I have read a number of inspiring books, each one containing at least one key takeaway that sticks with me. I think that sharing these insights here on my blog would be useful, but the idea of writing […]

Personal Development for Software Developers

I am a big believer in the value of personal development, especially for software developers. I have already written a a number of articles relating to personal development, most of which focus more on professional development for your career. The full scope of personal development, however, is much broader. It is applicable to all aspects […]

Getting Things Done

Thanks to a comment submitted by Brian for my article Working Smarter, Not Harder, I have recently worked through the book Getting Things Done : The Art Of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen. I already considered myself well-organized, yet I found the book extremely helpful. The author takes a bottom-up approach, focusing on presenting an […]