Inc Magazine reviews How Will You Measure Your Life?
Inc Magazine has just posted a review of How Will You Measure Your Life:
The business of life
Applying management concepts to one’s personal life may sound contrived, but the associations made by Christensen and his co-authors are revealing and profound. The book explains how companies and individuals must test assumptions before making big decisions. They must also identify which job they have been “hired” to perform, whether for their customers or their families.
If you read nothing else
Entrepreneurs will appreciate Chapter Three, which is about weighing deliberate plans against emerging opportunities. Chapter Seven draws a neat comparison between companies that make the mistake of outsourcing their core competencies and families that shortchange their children by protecting them from formative experiences.