Things You Should Read

When U.S. Navy SEALs talk about leadership, you listen.

Three big takeaways from Extreme Ownership–written by retired Navy SEALs Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. I first learned about Jocko Willink in Tim Ferriss' book Tools of Titans and I appreciate his unique outlook on life. I also recently finished reading his book Extreme Ownership, which he co-authored with Leif Babin. Both men are accomplished (and now [...]

People Who Use Chrome or Firefox Are More Productive Than Their Peers

Research shows that people who use Chrome or Firefox are more productive - but it's not the browser that causes that effect; it's how they live their life. Adam Grant's book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, contains a fascinating example of what makes some people more successful than others. While researching why some customer service agents stayed [...]

Horseback Law (by Google)

While reading How Google Works I came across a section talking about "Horseback Law." According to the authors, lawyers using old school practice methods can't keep up with fast-moving businesses because those practice methods simply can't keep up with the way most modern businesses operate today. Rather, lawyers should practice what Google lawyers calls "Horseback Law." Below is an [...]