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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 3 years ago
Published 1986. “Over the years, the biggest lesson we have learned from our workshops is that becoming a leader is not something that happens to you, but something that you do.” “Leadership is like sex. Many people have trouble discussing the subject, but it never fails to arouse intense in...
ybrikman
ybrikman rated it 4 years ago
This isn't a book about "computer programming", but about computer programmers. It holds up remarkably well more than 40 years after its publication date because even though the technology changes rapidly, the people creating it do not. Of course, not everything in the book has aged well. The discus...
geraldmweinberg
geraldmweinberg rated it 5 years ago
The stories in Weinberg's Residue Class Mystery series keep getting better and better, as the team of young genius mathematicians grows more experienced at dealing with villains. Still, they're more than capable of making mistakes, usually caused by outsmarting themselves.In this episode, they pursu...
geraldmweinberg
geraldmweinberg rated it 5 years ago
Many of theses articles are essential reading for any current or would-be leader of a technical team or division, whether or not that reader carries the official title of leader or manager or director.Easy to read, but stimulates deep thinking about the role of leader.
geraldmweinberg
geraldmweinberg rated it 5 years ago
I love it, but not just because I wrote it. I still find it funny or enlightening, or both.
geraldmweinberg
geraldmweinberg rated it 5 years ago
If you're at all interested in Agile processes, whether you practice them or hope to, read this book. It will stimulate your thinking, which in turn will improve your results.
geraldmweinberg
geraldmweinberg rated it 7 years ago
Gerald Weinberg has launched a new book series called Experiential Learning.If you design or run experiential workshops, check it out. If you have never run an experiential workshop, but would like to, check it out. If you have no idea what experiential learning is, check it out.Over the past 23 yea...
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