Calling Your Bookie
And even more books.
Looks like Age of Conversation 3 is out and released so Drew McLellan and Gavin Heaton can finally start breathing again. Remember, all the proceeds from this book go to charity, and you won't find a more useful collection of social media essays ANYWHERE (well, unless you include Age of Conversations 1 and 2). And by buying Age of Conversation 3, you'll find out the REAL reasons why I think social media ROCKS.
Speaking of books, my friend Jim Bouchard released his latest on Amazon. This is a guy who has it all together. It's hard to find that right combination of engaging, smart, and good looking (he sports the same "haircut" I do). If you want to learn how to apply the concepts of martial arts to step up your business game (and life in general) a few quantum leaps, then invest in Think Like a Blackbelt.
And finally, the perpetually beautiful (inside and out) Rosa Say wrote a wonderful piece reviewing SWAT - Seize the Accomplishment. What I truly love about Rosa is she is the consumate systems thinker... and she lives this stuff. To receive praise from her is high praise indeed. Mahalo, Rosa!
Finally, I'm a bit saddened to learn that Rita Mulcahy passed away recently following a battle with cancer. Those in the project management community know firsthand the legacy this pioneer left on our profession. She basically wrote the book (literally) on passing the PMP certification exam. I've been honored that her subsidiary, The Project Management Bookstore, carries all three of my titles (Race Through The Forest, GUST, and SWAT). Project management has lost a passionate beacon.
I think I'll curl up with a chapter of Walden tonight to finish up the week. Nothing like a little Thoreau to cap things off:
"A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting."