I decided to spend year-end holiday time reading a couple of books. I like to read books that in some way help me solve problems that I face in professional and personal life. At work because of my title and circumstances I have to play three different roles – maker, manager, multiplier.
- Maker: Create stuff (software, powerpoint, design document, etc).
- Manager: Talk to people about their concerns and hopefully resolve them or at least guide them in the direction that takes them on the resolution path. Keep the stuff moving.
- Multiplier. Enabling people by helping them in software design, code reviews, estimates, hiring right people, etc.
I am fortunate that I get to work on many tasks that are cognitively demanding. At the same time, I also have to work on tasks that don’t demand such cognitive skills.Continue reading “My Notes on Deep Work Book”