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Kle some of the most and least important issues in the modern business world • Why you should never buy another mutual fund “The Horror of Mutual Funds” • Why your gut may be ethical than your brain “In Defense of Feelings” • How to communicate with numbers in a way that changes decisions “The Gripping S. A short and fun book to read that puts some bold ideas forth Not all of them may be usefull to everyone but still the short length and price tag which is free guarranties a read You can download the book for free from the authors website

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The Myth of the Garage And Other Minor Surprises

Tatistic” • Why the “Next Big Thing” often isn’t “The Future Fails Again” • Why you may someday pay 300 for a pair of socks “The Inevitability of 300 Socks” • And 12 others Punchy entertaining and full of unexpected insights the collection is the perfect companion for a short flight or a long meeti. This was a really interesting collection of previously published web articles While the focus was on business the principals were always applicable to life on a larger scale It would be an excellent book club pick It was a uick interesting read with lots of discussion possibilities

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From Chip and Dan Heath the bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick comes The Myth of the Garage And Other Minor Surprises a collection of the authors’ best columns for Fast Company magazine 16 pieces in all plus a previously unpublished piece entitled “The Future Fails Again”In Myth the Heath brothers tac. Free well written read what do you want It s funny uick thought provoking too You want Then spend a few minutes listening to it Seriously if you listen to audio books of any genre you need to give this one a try you ll find something worthwhileThere were over a dozen different segments each under 10 minutes long the best of their columns They had a lot of good information a dry sense of humor that drew me in no matter what the subject there are a wide range of those Some were obvious to me For instance the piece called Grit In this day age of instant gratification people forget that complex problems often don t have an instant brilliant fix They often take painstaking effort to chip away at the issue until it becomes manageable much less fixed if that is even possible Hardly news to me since I was born on own a farm but their examples were a couple of modern issues that will make the point clear to anyoneThey had a uirky interesting way of looking at things too Think Outside The Box has become a gag worthy phrase but their take on it is new improved They contend that such thinking is simply chaos so we need to get a new box to think in That makes sense their examples hammer their point homeSince I m not an executive their other books don t seem to really be up my alley but I may listen to another anyway Yeah they re that goodCheck out their website


10 thoughts on “The Myth of the Garage And Other Minor Surprises

  1. says:

    Free well written read what do you want? It's funny uick thought provoking too You want ? Then spend a few minutes listening to it Seriously if you listen to audio books of any genre you need to give this one a try you'll find something worthwhileThere were over a dozen different segments each under 10 minutes long the best of their columns

  2. says:

    This is a collection of their favorite columns they wrote for Fast Company Magazine from 2007 to 2011I have to say I had no idea what I was getting Another how to book? A book about someone's so called deep intellectual thoughts on the way t

  3. says:

    Great collection of essays I have read the other two books by the Heath brother and really enjoyed them I regularly work on making Switch part of my daily life by integrating the language and the tactics in order to make a change This collection of articles gave me a lot to think about I had to stop a couple of times and add tasks to my to d

  4. says:

    A short and fun book to read that puts some bold ideas forth Not all of them may be usefull to everyone but still the short length and price tag which is free guarranties a read You can download the book for free from the a

  5. says:

    A good collection of the Heath brothers' articles from Fast Company If you enjoyed Made to Stick or Switch you will likely enjoy this as well I like their writing style and tone However I ran into my usual issue with these sorts of booksif you are going to publish an anthology can you do something with it? There is nothing new other than 1 article Could the authors have commented on the articles now that time had passed? Maybe e

  6. says:

    Eye opening and thought provoking collection of essays written in a fun to read style I'll definitely read from Chip and Dan Heath My favorite essays were The Horror of Mutual Funds after reading this I immediately looked

  7. says:

    This was a free audiobook download I'm so glad I got it because it was concise engaging informative and with real life applications from most of the lessons My mom loves NPR and this has that vibe plus it was free I'll definitely be sharing this with others I can't recommend the Heath brothers enough for their thoughtful and insightful analyses; they're sense of humor is a nice touch too

  8. says:

    This was a really interesting collection of previously published web articles While the focus was on business the principals were always applicable to life on a larger scale It would be an excellent book club pick It was a uick interesting read with lots of discussion possibilities

  9. says:

    After buying this book from the Kindle store many months ago I enjoyed finally reading it From the title I thought it was going to be about Apple and other start ups and what it really takes such as connections and money to be successful at starting a company The first chapter is about that and it is about who you know and the knowledge you have going into your business However the title only covers the first chapter The rest of t

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    It is a bit old book but the ideas are still uite relevant The book itself is a compilation of blog posts so the chapters are not tightly coupled to a theme For that matter the title of the book doesn’t seem to fit well on many chaptersHowever despite some of these issues it is a good reading for business leaders product builders and entrepreneurs alike It is a short book so good reading I A couple of hours