Tag: Books

The Artist, not the Technician!

If you talk to anyone that has interacted with me on the entrepreneurship front you will learn that I am a big fan of the E-Myth Revisited book by Michael Gerber.  I really like this book, and especially like the three roles that it defines.  I have blogged about it in the past, but there is one thing that I don’t like about it: i.e. calling one of the roles the “technician.”

The title of this role has bugged me ever since I have read this book, but it wasn’t enough for me to go searching.  Interestingly, on January 16th, I finally ran into someone that had the same issue!

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Starting a business? Make sure to read this book!

I have worked in numerous job functions ranging from front-end programming to high-level business planning and execution, and lead two businesses so far.  After recently reading The E-Myth Revisited I wish someone would have suggested it to me some time ago because it provides a great perspective, especially for folks like myself who are coming from a very technical background.

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Quick book review: The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

The Checklist Manifesto

I recently read The Checklist Manifesto by Dr. Atul Gawande. I was skeptical that I would find much value in the simple tool that it covered, a checklist. Especially, when I think of highly complex projects and roles.

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