Behavioral Change

The List

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One sentence summary of “The List”: We all have dreams, and some of them constantly put off until tomorrow while we hardly dare to express others because they seem so outlandish. What if all it took to make those goals come true was a pencil and a piece of paper? By Yuval Abramovitz, 2014, 432 […]

Management & Leadership

Are You Indispensable

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One-sentence summary of “Are You Indispensable ?”: To address the economic crisis and the evolution of the world of work, Seth Godin suggests we become “indispensable, unique and enterprising“, which should allow us to address our personal goals as much as the current needs of our society, with the common aim of changing the game. […]

Personal Development

Crucial Conversations

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One-sentence summary of “Crucial Conversations”: There are events in our life that have more influence than others, and often these decisive events are crucial conversations that we have with very important people in our life, be they personal or professional; This book teaches us how to manage and use these conversations to their full potential […]

PMBA

Results Without Authority

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One Sentence Summary: Today in large organizations, it is rare that the project lead has supervisory power over all the people on his project team. He must, however, maintain enthusiasm, motivation and results from people without being able to use the power of his position and powers of coercion; this book teaches us numerous techniques […]

PMBA

Making Things Happen – Part 2

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Note: because Making Things Happen book is both heavy and complex, I am publishing the summary in two parts. Here is the second part, the first part is here. Summary and Book Review of “Making Things Happen”, second part: Chapter 9 : Communication and relationships For a long time during our civilization, the slowness of […]

PMBA

Making Things Happen

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One Sentence Summary of “Making Things Happen” : Project management is a complicated art which requires you to master a number of things such as planning, understanding what needs to be done, writing a good overall vision statement, understanding where ideas come from, understanding what to do with ideas, writing good specifications, understanding how to […]