books and reading Tag

Bookmark this page to find reading recommendations to suit any reading desire. Shopping via the links below (all of which are affiliates) helps support our community's growth (and doesn't cost ya a damn thing!) ⛄️ What's hot in December [su_list icon="icon: bolt" icon_color="#2a2a2a"] It Doesn’t Have to...

I polled the bookworms in the RadReads community in search of some light, well-written fiction. Here's the list they came back with, organized into two categories. (Editor's Note: the links below are Amazon Affiliate links and support the growth of RadReads.) Multiple recommendations [su_list icon="icon: bolt" icon_color="#2a2a2a"] Less,...

The “firstest” of all first world problems is being anxious about having too much to read. The most audacious humblebrag has got to be: My voracious curiosity is sooooo stressful. (And it’s not lost upon me that there’s traces - or gobs - of this in all things Rad.)...

Ever since I was a kid, I knew that death scared me. Losing loved ones, the physical pain and the infinite nature of time. Like any fear, the more you avoid it, the bigger it gets in your mind. In my mid-30s, I started to...

When it comes to discovering new books, why rely on an algo, when we've got the #RadFam continuously reading, reviewing and recommending books. When possible, we've tried to include a preview (excerpt, podcast, or Ted talk). Here are some favorites from this past month: [amazon_textlink asin='0812986679'...

There are countless apps, extensions, and hacks to boost your focus, productivity, and knowledge management. Here's a comprehensive (albeit iOS-focused) list to get you started along with five 🏆 for the true workflow game-changers. Productivity Omnifocus 🏆 I've tried pretty much every to-do list, but none match the customizability...

Eugene Wei's career cannot be described succinctly or linearly. He worked as an analyst at Amazon in the late 90s, went to film school, worked as a product manager at startups including Hulu and Flipboard and most recently was head of video for Facebook's Oculus...

I had the pleasure of interviewing Eugene Wei on the Rad Awakenings Podcast. We discussed how he learns, organizes his readings and synthesizes knowledge across disciplines. Don't miss what he learned from Amazon's Jeff Bezos. 1. Read multiple books in parallel The way I read now is...

Management gurus love the phrase "feedback is a gift." After all, when we take critical feedback from others we improve, develop new skills, and learn about our blindspots. But something about that aphorism rings hollow. We know about this gift, yet approach feedback conversations with anxiety. Once...