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Book: Scrum (The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time)

What’s the book?  Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland How did I “read” this book? Audio book. Why did I choose to read it? / What made me want to read it? I actually read this book probably over a year ago. At the time, I was studying to get my Scrum Master certification. I haven’t gotten around to it, but I’m starting back up. Thus this book review. What did I like about this book? This book was really good about incorporating stories and view points that was not just from software development. One…

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Book: The Power of Habit

What’s the book? The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg How did I “read” this book? Audio book. Why did I choose to read it? / What made me want to read it? Well, for one thing, it has a catchy title. And, two, I figured I’d stop reading “life hack” articles where the author just distills a topic from a book like this, and just start reading a book that was written more intentionally.  And also, I’m interested in how people work. How people come to their decisions. How people think and rationalize. An…

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