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What is this repository for?

I will be reading books about agile/scrum/kanban/lean, clean coding, and how to be a better developer. I will be writing "book reports" about what I learn from these books. I will post these books reports to my WordPress website as "10 Things I Learned from X".

This is my first repository in Bitbucket. I am also using the Book Reports to learn how to use Bitbucket as so far I have only used Github.

SInce I am drafting my book reports in markdown, it is also an opportunity to get more familiar with markdown.

Book List

Already Read or In Progress

  1. Remote: Office Not Required - [ ] KINDLE - [X] HARDCOPY

  2. Turn This Ship Around and the workbook, Turn Your Ship Around. Reading this with the Agile Florida Book Club. - [ ] KINDLE - [X] HARDCOPY

  3. The Developer's Code: What Real Programmers Do - [ ] KINDLE - [X] HARDCOPY (from library)

  4. The Great Scrummaster: #ScrumMasterWay - [ ] KINDLE - [x] HARDCOPY

  5. Do the Work: Overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way - [x] KINDLE - [ ] HARDCOPY

  6. The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses - [X] KINDLE - [X] HARDCOPY

  7. Deep Work - [X] KINDLE - [ ] HARDCOPY

To Read

  1. The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results - [x] KINDLE - [ ] HARDCOPY

  2. Rework - [x] KINDLE - [x] HARDCOPY

  3. Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great by Esther Derby and Diana Larsen - [ ] KINDLE - [x] HARDCOPY

  4. Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers - [ ] KINDLE - [x] HARDCOPY

  5. War of Art by Steven Pressfield - [x] KINDLE - [ ] HARDCOPY

  6. Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High. Apparently this had been read by most people involved in Agile. Book that follows is Crucual Accountability which I also have as a download and a hardcopy. - [x] KINDLE - [ ] HARDCOPY

  7. Mastery by Robert Greene - [x] KINDLE - [ ] HARDCOPY

  8. The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure - [ ] KINDLE - [ ] HARDCOPY - [x] AUDIO

  9. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini - [x] KINDLE - [ ] HARDCOPY

  10. Programming Beyond Practices by Gregory Brown - [ ] KINDLE - [ ] HARDCOPY

  11. The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers - [ ] KINDLE - [x] HARDCOPY

Idea(s) for Reward(s) Upon Successful Completion of Book Report(s)

  1. AncestryDNA or 23andMe DNA test kit

  2. TP-Link Smart LED Light Bulb

Affiliate Disclaimer

I’ve always believed in transparency on the web and so I am disclosing that I’ve included certain books and products and links to those products on this site that I will earn an affiliate commission for any purchases you make.

You should assume that any links leading you to products or services are affiliate links that I will receive compensation from just to be safe. I only promote those products or services that I have investigated and truly feel deliver value to you.

Please note that I have not been given any free products, services or anything else by these companies in exchange for mentioning them on this page. I have paid for all my own books/products.