The Elements of Typographic Style

Marton Trencseni - Sat 23 July 2022 • Tagged with book, typography

The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst is the most beautiful book I've ever held in my hand. This stunning piece of readable art shows Bringhurst's love for the craft of design, typography and writing, and his mastery of these subject, a result of his life-long devotion to them. I am not a professional typographer, but I enjoyed glancing at, reading and appreciating every page of this book.

The Elments of Typographic Style

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The Culture Map

Marton Trencseni - Fri 22 July 2022 • Tagged with book, management, culture

The Culture Map by Erin Meyer is a system of 8 scales which can be used to determine how cultures vary along a spectrum. The scales can be used to analyse one culture relative to another and decode how culture influences your international collaborations. I find the considerations in the book helpful irrespective of cultural background; the 8 scales can be applied to individuals as well, irrespective of where they are from.

The Culture Map

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Working Backwards

Marton Trencseni - Sun 10 July 2022 • Tagged with amazon, book, management, writing

Amazon established a set of principles and mechanisms, enabling the company to grow from a single founder to several hundred thousand employees while remaining stubbornly true to its mission of obsessing over customers to create long-term shareholder value.

Working Backwards

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HBR Guide to Better Business Writing

Marton Trencseni - Fri 08 July 2022 • Tagged with hbr, book, management, writing

If your writing is sloppy and artless people will think you are the same. They won’t care about your message, they won’t do business with you. It’s not true that only ideas matter. Good writing gets ideas noticed.

HBR Guide to Better Business Writing

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