Resources Roundup - September
All month, our members have been recommending resources that they've found valuable - from books, podcasts and apps, to online courses and more. Here's what you've been sharing this month, enjoy!
This month we've listed the resources thematically as it seemed to make more sense!
- Radical Candor by Kim Scott - a structured framework you can follow to build, lead and most of all inspire teams to do their best work. It also contains some very practical suggestions that help you, as a leader, to be a better colleague. [book]
- The Future of Management by Gary Hemel - a really interesting read on how to foster innovation and creativity with some examples of companies that do things a bit differently [book]
- Dare to Lead by Brene Brown - this book takes some of the core lessons on vulnerability and applies them directly to leadership [book]
- Give and Take by Adam Grant - highlights the importance of helping others in your own success [book]
- The Effective Executive by Peter Drucker - this book walks through what is means to be effective and have the most impact as a leader [book]
- The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick M. Lencioni [book]
- Leadership Strategy and Tactics by Jocko Willink [book]
- Dare to Lead by Brene Brown [podcast]
- Supercommunicator by Frank Pietrucha - how to explain the complicated so anyone can understand it [book]
- Hemingway app - An app that highlights lengthy, complex sentences and common errors.
- Deploying Machine Learning Models: A Checklist
- MLOps: Continuous delivery and automation pipelines in machine learning - This document discusses techniques for implementing and automating continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD), and continuous training (CT) for machine learning (ML) systems.
- Data Ethics, AI and Responsible Innovation [online course]
- www.fast.ai - these free online courses expand your knowledge on Deep Learning. The courses are very practical and one can get both the basics and hands on training
- "Statistical Models and Shoe Leather", David A. Freedman (1991) - Dave Evan’s “oddball suggestion” (his words not ours!) which he used to recommend to people joining his team.
From our member spotlights
- Rowan Morries receommend No Hard Feelings: Emotions at Work by Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy, a great resource on how to work with a variety of emotional personalities.
- Derya Sever recommended: OCHA´s Humanitarian Data Exchange Forum where humanitarian data for many fields from many resources are collected and centralized. There are also open-source predictive models developed and shared by both data and field professionals. It is a very nice resource to dig into data´s impact on humanitarian aid.
- Anne Widdop recommend: The Empty Raincoat: Making Sense of the Future by Charles Handy.
Member contribution to our monthly theme 'Our People'
- Census data for person centered design by Nicci Potts
- Scotland’s physical activity levels by Nicci Potts
- The deprivation-related sport gap by Nicci Potts
- The United Nations and a common agenda? by Michael Butler
- 'Ethics in Technology: Where Iterations End and Innovation Begins' by Olivia Gambelin Founder of Ethical Intelligence - contributed by Will Millership