DAVID’S BUSINESS READING LIST

Enjoy the list, and call me when you've finished a couple and we can be frustrated together. 

Millennial Leadership

Who Are Millennials? While no precise date is set, millennials are considered to be born between 1982 and 2005. Rather than age, it’s the trending behavior which identifies the group. Millennials have developed work characteristics and tendencies from doting parents, structured lives, and contact with diverse people. They have been pampered and have grown up...

Apple Product Release(s) & Our Habitual Behaviors

A Study of Habits Dwelling on some introspection a while back, I realized one of my most common behaviors has slightly changed over the years, and I became determined to discover why. Over the course of several weeks, I utilized empirical research methodologies to arrive at certain conclusions that shed some light on the subtlety...

10 Skills of a Programmer

My father is serving an eighteen month mission to the people of Malaysia. He recently sent me this email: In our career workshop class the students have the assignment of getting the skills from someone who knows of the job they are seeking.  We have one student who wants to be a programmer.  We do...

On Losing and Being a Loser

The Difference between losing and being a loser The other day my six-year-old daughter and I engaged in a game of indoor soccer in our basement. It was competitive and fun, and ultimately I came out the victor 5-4. When we finished, she stated, “we both won.” I told her, “no” that I won and...

Which Monopoly® Player is your Business?

Monopoly® is the best-selling board game in the world, having sold over 250 million sets, in over 103 countries, and 5,120,000,000 little green houses. (source: hasbro.com) So, today’s analogy is no stretch of the imagination when I relate the play of the game to the strategy of businesses. Take a look at the following styles:...

The Other Side of Business Facebook

The Other Side of Business Facebook Sharply contested and debated is the concern over organizations asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews. If you haven’t read about this, you’re probably not in the business world. If so, you can read about it here: http://goo.gl/TkLJD

Blueprint for Reload

Occasionally I write content for my company as a product marketing manager. I think, posting some of that content here will help share my portfolio and add visibility for the organization. Using blueprints to build a home didn’t start until the turn of the 20th century – they were actually first used for building large...