False Idols

Alongside the church of the “start-up”–a term I recall used only in connection with lawnmowers, once upon a time not so long ago– another sect I’m totally over are the acolytes of “productivity,” with their tomato timer rituals and delusions of control. Productivity is not the measure of our self-worth, people. Meanwhile, by Living like… Read More False Idols

Eclectic Bookshelf #4

Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal the clear winner from a rather homogenous stew. Carnegie and Branson and Machiavelli, oh my. Susan Rabiner’s book Thinking Like Your Editor is also highly recommended for folks putting together a nonfiction book proposal. It’s the ONLY book on this I recommend!