The Decision Book, by Mikael Krogerus & Roman Tschäppeler
Fifty strategic models summarized in two or three pages and a picture: this book is a gold mine for those who are interested in computer graphics. The explanations are clear and the models offer an ideal entry point to elucidate concepts that are sometimes complex.
The book opens with the Eisenhower matrix, named after the U.S. president who was known for his time management skills. In a few lines, the authors offer a method to help you decide what needs to be done immediately, what can be handed over, and what can be postponed, and until when.
The ‘network target model’ is also very interesting: it helps visualize the ways in which your personal and professional networks are organized. In 20 minutes, after you answer a number of questions, you get a visual representation of what you have unconsciously created around yourself.
The Decision Book is exceptionally good because it alternates models that are business-oriented and others that aim at personal development. This is certainly not random…
The Decision Book, by Mikael Krogerus & Roman Tschäppeler (Profile Books, 2011)