You love Terry Pratchett and know why it is essential to carry a towel at all times? Then you will probably have a lot of fun reading the “Thursday Next” series by Jasper Fforde. Thursday Next is the main protagonist in these “comic fantasy, alternate history novels”. Continue reading “Reading: The Thursday Next Series”
Just finished reading “The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work” by Scott Berkun. In his recently published book he describes his learnings, experience and perception of WordPress.com and Automattic. An interesting read for everybody thinking about the future of work as well as people interested in WordPress and people who have been the driving force behind it. Continue reading “Reading: Looking behind the Scenes at Automattic”
Why are some people successful while others never seem to get anywhere? You’ll never get to the top if you don’t put your own interest first and grab as much as possible? Continue reading “Reading: Give and Take by Adam Grant”
Yvon Chouinard writes about his life story as much as about the story of Patagonia. From the very beginning as a small shop for climbing supplies to todays company, offering a wide range of clothing for people who love to be outdoors.
The education of a reluctant business man
“Three wonderful books rolled into one: a moving autobiography, the story of a unique business, and a detailed blueprint for hope.” Jared Diamond
(Nothing to add by me, really) Continue reading “Yvon Chouinard: Let my people go surfing”
Why are some topics all over the place and others don’t seem to be able to stick? What does it take to get your message spread? How do you start an epidemic?
How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference Continue reading “Malcolm Gladwell: The Tipping Point”