Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Book Reco – Softwar: An Intimate Portrait of Larry Ellison and Oracle by Matthew Symonds

Its been a while since I enjoyed a good book on the software industry. Although this book is by no means recent and some of the stories are now a bit outdated, I still found it relevant and interesting. Oracle and Ellison have always intrigued me and digging into their history and culture was facinating. [...]

Book Reco – Exit Point by Anil Goel

I tend to hang out with really smart people and proof of that is my good buddy Anil Goel has come out with his next book Exit Point! Knowing Anil with his amazing research and  imagination I’m sure its going to be a rip roarer. More on this as I finish the read and report back. [...]

Book Reco – Rework by Jason Fried & David Hansson

Finally managed to get my hands on this book which was recommended by so many people.  And it was worth the effort. All business people wish for a no nonsense, zero jargon, common sense business book and this it it! Created by the folks at 37 signals which is a successful online software company, it is [...]

Book Reco – The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson

This book is like picking up a no-nonsense manual for success. Its central premise is that small things done every day have an incremental effect which over time adds up to huge success. And it is hard to argue with the authors logic. Starting with the power of the compounding effect, the author takes us [...]

Book Reco: Fifth Wave Leadership by Morris R. Shectman

Its not often that you come across a book on psychology that is easy to read and meaningful to the average person. I picked up Shectman’s Fifth Wave Leadership wondering if I would have the strength to read it through but I was pleasantly surprised by the easy language, simple explanations and very interesting concepts. [...]