This episode's question is:
We just went through a re-org at work and the awesome team I was on has been split up. I am currently waiting for my next project, doing little bits of odds-and-ends work in the meantime. I went from getting to work on an agile team developing a product to sitting by myself working on spreadsheets. How do I not let this new situation poison my attitude?
Next episode, we will be discussing our next bookclub book, Alex Harms' The Little Guide to Empathetic Technical Leadership!
Welcome to the first in our bookclub series, in which we discuss Mark Manson's The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life.
Our next book will be Alex Harms' Little Guide to Empathetic Technical Leadership.
Future books will include:
A listener mentioned that we talk a lot about books we've read, both in a positive way and joking at their expense. So he posed this question:
What are some great books for leaders and knowledge workers to read, and what are some not-so-great books to avoid?
This episode's question:
I constantly hear about branding and personal brands. They sound like bullshit. What do you think? Are they real or important?
Don't forget that next month (episode 53, specifically) we'll be discussing Mark Manson's book The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck, so give it a read!