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Books Read | February 2017

My partner sat me down the other day, and showed me how Overdrive works – free books, anytime, on my device, and all I needed was a library card! I’ve been crushing books since then… (for me, at least, who still haven’t finished “The Invention of Nature” I began last year. Here, then, are the books that came through the speakers and ear buds during my 90 minutes of commuting each day in February. It’s my goal to do this for each month, complete with commentary from me & a rating, and a TLDR (Too Long, Didn’t Read) summary.

On Responsibility

The expectations underlying the following responsibilities are that they will be taken seriously and will be translated into actions that produce desirable educational results in a context of mutual respect and consideration.

Reading & Writing [Online]

Reading and writing online is different than reading and writing a paper. The format is different, the audience is different, and the objectives are different.

What exactly are SMART Goals?

SMART criteria are commonly associated with Peter Drucker’s management by objectives concept. The principal advantage of SMART objectives is that they are easier to understand and to know when they have been done.

Important Ratios

There are plenty of ratios that we deal with every day. The ratio of clothing to body, or the amount of coffee we consume per person per day. You get the idea…

Give me all your blood!

I went with my dad to learn more about what he’s been doing for the last 50 years or so – donating blood. He started in the military, in his teens, and has continued throughout his life. Today was his 80th time he has donated!