The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

What Strunk and White’s Elements of Style is to clarity of exposition, Professor Tufte’s Visual Display is to the presentation of complex data – but with niftily illustrative charts, graphs, and pictures. [s+b annotation]

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

With first-chapter allusions to martial arts, “flow,” “mind like water,” and other concepts borrowed from the East (and usually mangled), you’d almost think this self-helper from David Allen should have been called Zen and the Art of Schedule Maintenance.

Not quite. Yes, Getting Things Done offers a complete system for downloading all those free-floating gotta-do’s clogging your brain into a sophisticated framework of files and action … [ Read more ]

The Business Meetings Sourcebook

Consultant and facilitator Mina delivers a comprehensive, one-stop reference to planning, launching and guiding business meetings. The two-part presentation covers the dynamics and key elements of effective team-based decision-making and the components and process of successful meetings.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change was a groundbreaker when it was first published in 1990, and it continues to be a business bestseller with more than 10 million copies sold. Stephen Covey, an internationally respected leadership authority, realizes that true success encompasses a balance of personal and professional effectiveness, so this book is a manual for performing better … [ Read more ]