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Books that influenced me and why


Recomended books:

-Execution by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan

-Out of the Crsis by W. Edwards Deming

-Creating Strategic Leverage by Milind Lele

-The Strategy-Focused Organization by Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton

-First, Break all the Rules by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

-Competitive Strategy by Michael Porter

-Eat the Rich by P. J. O'Rourke

Other fun books and fiction

Mots d'Heures: Gousses, Rames

by Luis d'Antin van Rooten

Here is an example:

Myriades évitent lames

Et nuisent feux lisses.1 Où asseoit et sonne haut.2

En abreuvoir dettes mairie ointe

Deux lames azures d’Iago.3

1 That thousands avoided the sword and spoiled smooth fires is an obvious reference to the Inquisition.
2 Here choir stalls are indicated, if the inference above is accepted.
3 To satisfy debts (spiritual?), the mayoralty anoints two blue steel blades of Iago. Without a doubt, Santiago, patron of Spain, is meant. The exact relationship of the Inquisition to the civil courts has long been a matter of conjecture and study. In this case exoneration by a civil authority not only indicates close association between the secular and lay justices, but also hints that the defendant was a powerful and important personage.

-The Eyes of the Overworld by Jack Vance

-Cugel's Saga by Jack Vance