Behind the Cloud

…The Untold Story of How Salesforce.com, nice book for summer time, some of the chapters are really good, specially the ones related to marketing and sales, some other chapters are a little bit boring. What I liked the most has been: V2MOM model to create alignment: Vision, values, method, obstacles, measures. Marketing tactics. Clear vision … Read more

Arte nuevo de hacer comedias en este tiempo

Muchas veces ignoramos a los clásicos por ser muy leídos, por no aportar algo diferente o vanguardista… o yo que sé porque. El hecho es que los clásicos de la literatura son muy amplios y encontrar género literario adecuado al gusto de cada uno hace que ese clásico sea de muy buena calidad y grato … Read more

The lazy Project Manager

I have enjoyed reading this book, the experiences, the way to face problems, and the approach through the continuous prioritisation following the pareto principle, where in 80% of the cases, the solution requires only 20% of the resources needed to solve all cases. Just to remind it, the Decalogue proposed for success the lazy way, … Read more

Parkinson’s Law or the Pursuit of Progress (some notes)

Finally I bought this book. It took me some research till to find it. Alcalá del Olmo (Cervantes 10 in Madrid) had it: fourth impression from April 1958. To remind it, I try to summarize what I have annotated in a paper chapter by chapter. 1.- Parkinson’s law or the rising pyramid, “Work expands so … Read more

Reading novels

During my trip to Nepal and taking into account than then it was when I had some time to read. Since this trip I have read: Farenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury), The naked mountain (Reinhold Messner), The locked room (Paul Auster) and now I have started Mr. Vertigo, written too by Paul Auster. I have enjoyed … Read more

Parkinson’s Law

I have enjoyed reading this phenomenom named “Parkinson’s Law“, “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion” Tomorrow I will use this articule in order to align some behaviours that are not helping the team. In addition, the second sense of the Parkinson’s law: “Data expands to fill the space available … Read more

Start with no

I was looking for an useful book about how to approach a negotiation. I found this one: start with no by Jim Camp. Some notes taken while I have read: You don’t need to close this deal, You “want”, you don’t “need”, Don’t worry about rejection, Do “cold” calls no “hot” calls, Negotiation never ends, … Read more

The Back of the Napkin

I have read this book interested in the idea of improving my knowledge in communication skills. I spend so much time building slides and adding some new perspective/style to the slides was other reason to read it. The idea around the book is oldest than the wheel, but the way each detail add a meaning … Read more