Disrupt Yourself by Whitney Johnson

“Disrupt yourself before disrupting others.“   “When you make a decision to start something new, first figure out the jobs you want to do. Then position yourself to play where no one else is playing. Despite our love affair with the certainty of...

The 60 Second Leader by Phil Dourado

“Be Prepared to Make an Idiot of Yourself.” „Smart groups beat individual decisions if they have: 1. Diversity of opinion (each person should have some private information, even it it’s just eccentric interpretation of the known facts) 2. Independence...

The Change Monster by Jeanine Daniel Duck

“No one ever calls you at night to give you good news.“ „Change can be exhilarating and bring about the best work of a life-time.“ (p xiii) „Changing an organisation is inherently and inescapably an emotional human process.“ (p 9) „If leaders want to...

ZERO TO ONE by Peter Thiel

 „The most contrarian thing of all is to think for yourself.“ „In the most dysfunctional organizations, signalling that work is being done becomes a better strategy for career advancement than actually doing work – if this describes your company, you should quit...

SCRUM by Dr. Jeff Sutherland

“No Assholes. Don’t be one, and don’t allow the behaviour.” „The term ‚Agile‘ dates back to a 2001 conclave where I and sixteen other leaders in software development wrote up what has become known as the ‚Agile Manifesto‘. It declared that following...