Book Summaries with Jeremy

Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehany  Summary: Phil’s basketball journey is addressed throughout the book. It starts with his playing days, covers his start as a coach, and of course the successes he had with the Bulls and the Lakers. The ending of the book is after the Lakers lost their playoff series … Continue reading Book Summaries with Jeremy

Your Community: Your inner core of true friendship

Yes, I regret my younger years in school and not creating life-long relationships. I was selfish and so focused on a goal that I didn’t let others in. I got good grades, achieved a lot of accomplishments, spent many sleepless nights, and in the end, I don’t have any good memories. This all changed in … Continue reading Your Community: Your inner core of true friendship

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The Starfish and the Spider: the unstoppable power of leaderless organizations by, Ori Brafman and Rod Beckstrom Summary: Organizations can be categorized into either a starfish or spider organization. This metaphor relates to the characteristics of the animal. A spider has a central head and body with legs extending out. This is an organization with … Continue reading Book Summaries with Jeremy

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Brain Rules by John Medina  Summary: There are 12 brain rules to help people in their daily functions. The book is presented 1 rule at a time, with corresponding research, anecdotal evidence and possible suggestions of how to implement the new information. 1) Survival, the brain evolved just as we did as a species. It … Continue reading Book Summaries with Jeremy

I’m Right, You’re Wrong; You’re Right, I’m Wrong

Most of us would agree that robbing a bank is a bad thing to do. Right? Well not everyone. How we perceive things is a huge influence on our beliefs, upbringing, environment, etc. There are many factors in our lives that help mold who we are and our perception on life. This doesn’t make our … Continue reading I’m Right, You’re Wrong; You’re Right, I’m Wrong

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The Power of 100! by Shaun King Summary: The Power of 100 is based around setting 100 goals, with some of them being outrageous. The term used is Your Outrageously Ridiculous Goals. The point of this is to truly push yourself beyond normal conviction. The people through history who have done amazing things had some … Continue reading Book Summaries with Jeremy

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  The Adventures of an IT Leader by Robert Austin; Richard Nolan; and Shannon O’Donnell Summary: This is a fiction book about Jim Barton who transitions from the head of loan operations to Chief Information Officer (CIO) even though he lacks any IT knowledge. He struggles to understand his new position and how IT differs … Continue reading Book Summaries with Jeremy