Category Archives: Books

Project Management Books

Systems Thinking:
Why you should care

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Timothy Johnson is all about accomplishment. His motto is ” Carpe Factum” which is Latin for ” Seize the Accomplishment”.? Having read his other books, I was excited to get my copy of? SWAT (Systems Working All Together).? Systems thinking has been a big part of? my life for a long time and is embedded […]

This is awesome!

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I’m happy to announce that my friend Travis Anderson who is a frequent contributor to this site recently had an article he wrote published in the PMI College of Performance Management’s quarterly “Measureable News” newsletter.

It’s a great article on…

What’s in your library?

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Many of us work in different industries, have different experiences, live in different parts of the world, and are from different generations, but I bet we all have a few books in common among all of us here…

Save Money on Project Management Books

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Book swapping, discounted buying, used sellers….there are many ways to get your hands on great books for personal development or classes without paying the full cover price. I kept track of my savings over the university book store price when I was working through my degree in Project Management.? I saved about 60% overall compared […]

Project Management Book Recommendations from Glen Alleman

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Glen Alleman over at Herding Cats is someone who I respect, and also works in a similar project environment as I do.? I asked Glen for his book recommendations on project management in general, and specific to government contracting and projects in the aerospace/defense arena.? Glen responded with a post on his own blog with […]

Irrational Loss Aversion

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Recent events allowed me to catch up on some reading and I found myself going through “Sway – The Irreresitable Pull of Irrational Behavior” by Ori and Rom Brafman. The book is a generally enjoyable light read, but it delved into one topic I found very fascinating: irrational loss aversion.