Posts tagged project

Book summary: The Jazz Process (IV)

This is the fourth (and last) part of my summary of “The Jazz Process” by Adrian Cho. See also parts one, two and three in this blog. This part will cover the rest of “Executing” and “Innovating”. Executing: stay healthy It’s often necessary to build instability to enable high performance (e.g. talented people with troubled […]

Book summary: The Jazz Process (III)

This is the third part of my summary of the book “The Jazz Process” by Adrian Cho. You can read parts one and two on this blog. This part will cover the rest of “Collaborating” and part of “Executing”. Collaborating: lead on demand Two surprising things about leadership: no widespread agreement for the definition and […]

Book summary: The Jazz Process (II)

This is the second part of my summary of the book “The Jazz Process” by Adrian Cho. You can read part one on this blog. This part will cover the rest of “Working” and half of “Collaborating”. Working: build trust and respect Trust and respect are binding agents that keep a team together and help […]

Book summary: The Jazz Process (I)

This is the first part of my summary of the book “The Jazz Process” by Adrian Cho (official website, Goodreads page), about high-performance teams. EDIT: see parts two, three and four. It has examples and stories from jazz, basketball, the military, and others. The book is divided into five sections: introduction, working, collaborating, executing and […]

Book review: “97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know”

In the last batch of books I ordered from The Book Depository I had “97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know“. It was a thin book and one of the first to arrive, so I figured it was a good one to start. The book is a collection of 2-page articles about project management. It […]

Playing around with jQuery

A couple of weeks ago I started a new pet project. Namely, making the ultimate todo list application. The idea was to: Make a TODO application that I actually like (I’ll post about it some other day). Learn Merb and DataMapper… and jQuery. The experience have been roughly half frustrating, half rewarding. It’s fun learning […]