History Haiku

Roots of a country Graves, steeples, and documents Learn from their stories Photo by Giammarco on Unsplash.

Purple Cow

Title: Purple Cow Recommendation: 7.6/10 Summary: Marketing has changed. The old way was to create safe ordinary products, advertise to anyone, long cycles, small change, and fear of failure. The new way is to create remarkable products, advertise to the early adopters, fear of fear, quick cycles, and big changes. Why the change? Firstly, attention,…

Option B

Title: Option B Recommendation: 7.6/10 Summary: We can be certain of death, taxes…and option a falling through at some point. When that happens and grief and sadness appear, how do you support yourself, your friends, and family? This is a question I’ve historically danced with while avoiding direct eye contact. Primarily told from the perspective…

Logged In & Stressed Out

Title: Logged In & Stressed Out Recommendation: 7.6/10 Summary: This is a fitting read for #mentalhealthawarenessmonth . Because the voice of discouraged dissatisfaction is often amplified after using social media, I’ve often considered how to navigate these unforgiving waters. Instead of blaming the tool, Paula provides a well-rounded resource on how we can establish social media…

Smarter Faster Better

Title: Smarter Faster Better Recommendation: 8.6/10 Summary: Thankfully ones’ initial impression from the title contrasts starkly with the contents of the book. Written to prevent further misconceptions around productivity, this is an excellent read for those looking to better manage their time. Charles Duhigg defines productivity as an attempt to figure out the best use…