“Time is our most finite asset, and leverage – the value we produce per unit of time – allows us to direct our time toward what matters most”. This is one of the core ideas of the book “The Effective Engineer” by Edmund Lau.
I have been frustrated with creating roadmaps for a long time – until I met Bruce McCarthy at a workshop. I stumbled across a great video of his that gives a pretty nice summary of his roadmapping approach.
I finally managed to pick up some long standing items from my reading list over the holidays. Here’s a few notes from Andy Grove’s “High Output Management”. My expectations were set pretty high as the book was advertised by several people to me as the ultimate management bible. However, I have to admit that I was not completely blown away – maybe that’s a good sign though, as many of the key concepts probably have just made it into common management wisdom. So…