The effective engineer – Conclusion

I started reading this book “The Effective Engineer” by Edmond Lau. I noted down these points while reading so that it can be kind of cheat-sheet for myself and others too. I strongly recommend buying the book and reading it at-least once.

The book is divided into 3 parts and my idea here is to write 3 blog posts one for each. So here is the second part of the series. You can read the Part-I here and Part-II here.

For Part-III, there are 3 parts. You can get a summary of first chapter and second chapter and third chapter of Part-III here.

This is concluding post of this series listing best books and blogs that can be helpful for effective engineers

10 Books Every Effective Engineer Should Read

  1. Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams by software consultants Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister
  2. Team Geek: A Software Developer’s Guide to Working Well with Others by Brian W. Fitzpatrick and Ben Collins-Sussman.
  3. High Output Management by Andrew S. Grove. Grove, the former CEO of Intel
  4. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
  5. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss
  6. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey
  7. Conscious Business: How to Build Value Through Values by Fred Kofman
  8. Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long by David Rock
  9. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihály Csíkszentmihályi. In this book, Csíkszentmihályi
  10. Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals by Heidi Grant Halvorson

Recommended Blogs To Follow

A huge thanks to Edmond Lau for this book and all the recommendations. I urge all my readers to buy this book and read it without missing any points.

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