WHEN -Daniel H. Pink

WHEN – the scientific secrets of perfect timing by Daniel H. Pink. This book provides tons of practical insights on time. What time of day best supports organizing a team call. When should you complete your most complete analytical tasks. Supported by solid research, but presented in a light story telling mode Daniel Pink shares…

Too tech to fail – Gerard Salvador

The future of tech is here. Are you ready? Gerard Salvador is project manager at SIEMENS, tech lover and author. Gerard is also member of RIZE CLUB a global hero network – This is a book about the new era that is going to change our societies and our perception of technology, work and self-worth as…

Nr 1 reading tip: Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh

Here are the key messages from “Delivering Happiness” by Tony Hsieh, the multimillionaire CEO of Zappos. It is important to discover the one thing you are passionate about, and conversely, what you don’t want to do The central theme of the book is literally delivering happiness as a business by living a life of passion and…

Melle Ketting

“Getting acquaintances to work together for better projects” is what I like to do. Being a matchmaker between engineers/project managers and challenges at our customers. Translating customer requirements into practical and feasible solutions is a challenge that I like working on every day. In short, I am a mix of civil engineering, sales, business development&consultancy, networking, tracking trends &…

BOOK – From good to Great

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t is a management book by Jim C. Collins that describes how companies transition from being good companies to great companies, and how most companies fail to make the transition. The book was published on October 16, 2001. “Greatness” is defined as financial performance several multiples better…

DEEP WORK – a tip by Bill Gates

In this episode 11 of the Moonshots Podcast,  Chad Owen and Mike Parsons decode the pioneer of Software and the Personal Computer. They explore the mental models of technology titan Bill Gates. We also learn how he used the same approaches to be one of biggest and most effective philanthropists in the world.

ZERO TO ONE – Peter Thiel

“If you focus on near-term growth above all else, you miss the most important question you should be asking: will this business be around a decade from now? Numbers alone won’t tell you the answer; instead you must think critically about the qualitative characteristics of your business.”  Peter Thiel, Elon Musk’s PayPal cofounder made the…