Friends, thank you for putting up with my poor microphone handling skills and laughing at my daft jokes. You were a lovely welcoming audience today at QCon São Paulo. Slides and links to books and tools mentioned are here.
Books & Tools Mentioned in This Talk
- First Break All The Rules by Marcus Buckingham
- Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink
- If you don’t have time to read Drive, watch this fab sketchnote video of one of Dan’s talks
- Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World Class Performers from Everyone Else by Geoff Colvin
- Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
- Peggy McIntosh’s excellent Unpacking the White Privilege Knapsack < you need to read this. Now. Please.
- John Scalzi’s explanation of how privilege is about the “difficulty setting” of your life – and straight white male is the lowest difficulty setting