This book describes in great detail the processes used by Toyota to streamline their manufacturing process and build-in quality. The reader was engaging and the topics interestingly developed with illustrations. However for each topic, the japanese term associated with the topic was read. That in itself wouldn't be so bad except that I couldn't remember the different terms when he referred back to the Japanese terms. A little irritating but overall a good book in the fashion of the 5 S's or LEAN manufacturing.
This book filled in the blanks that I didn't know I had with regard to searching for Happiness. There is no way to tell about this book... so just read it. It will do you good.
The story line was great... and taught me a fair amount about diving. It was full of suspense and had pretty good character development. The language used in the 'dialogue between friends' caught me off guard, but once I realized it had significant cursing and swearing... I realized it was a book for my ears only.
This is so simple, yet so profound. This book really spoke to me and helped me see my leadership flaws, especially in relating to people. I saw applications for my relationship with my wife and my children. It really was enlightening and I appreciate a co-worker recommenting it to me. The book was told in story form and the reader did an excellent job voicing the different characters.
The Great Divorce was absolutely fascinating and held my attention to the very end. I loved the reader and the content challenged my traditional ideas about eternity. Great book. The Abolition of Man was a little weighty for me however. More philosophical than I care for.
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