Archives for December 2007
A new German book on Methods for the Personal Knowledge Management was published. For me, it does not work. I have the impression that all the analytical dissections and definitions are somehow mincing, or missing, some of the most challenging problems that exist for a knowledge worker. But if you understand German, you should definitely obtain this thought-provoking book.
The impressive list of “67 ways to tame the procrastination beast” quickly shrinks to a few central ideas, and I have my doubts about them. Especially the advice to break the whole into smaller, manageable parts, conflicts with an important strength of many procrastinators: to keep sight of wide contexts.