Book Club
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Book Club

Objectives for the Ops Stories Book Club:

  • Get people reading the non-fiction books that have been on their 'to-read' list forever.
  • Use the books as a tool to share learnings and learn from experience of peers.
  • Hold feet to fire for implementing learnings from the book.

For Attendees

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Key Info

For Hosts

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Book Club in a Box

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2021 Book Clubs

Initial Organisation
Host confirmed and organising
In calendar
July - Getting things Done - Astrid
Sept - Range - Zoe
Oct - The Making of a Manager - Rendl
Nov - Noise - Alex and Sarah
Nailed it!
June - The Checklist Manifesto - AuΕ‘rinΔ—
May - So Good They Can't Ignore You - Michael
April - the 5 languages of appreciation in the workplace - Cameo
March - Daring Greatly - Alex

Ops Stories Reading List

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TBC

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Events Calendar

Event title (πŸ“ indicates notes)HostDate & TimeEvent typeLocationRSVPStatusTags
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Noise: A Flaw In Human Judgement by Daniel Kahneman
Sarah Touzani, COO @ Creditspring & Alex d'Annunzio, Product Performance Lead @ Onfido
Nov 30, 2021 6:30 PM (GMT+1) β†’ Nov 30, 2021 8:00 PM (GMT+1)
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Coming up!
Books
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The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You by Julie Zhuo
Rendl Clark, Director @ Boulder Startup Week
Oct 19, 2021 12:00 PM (GMT+1) β†’ Oct 19, 2021 1:00 PM (GMT+1)
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Coming up!
BooksPeople Management
Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein
Zoe Williams, Business Development @ Palantir Technologies
Sep 8, 2021 8:30 AM (GMT+1) β†’ Sep 8, 2021 9:30 AM (GMT+1)
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
BooksProfessional Development
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
Astrid Verstraete, Operations Consultant & Co-Organiser of Ops Stories
Jul 8, 2021 8:30 AM (GMT+1) β†’ Jul 8, 2021 9:30 AM (GMT+1)
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
BooksProductivity
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The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
AuΕ‘rinΔ— KerΕ‘anskaitΔ—, Head of Operations @ Sphere
Jun 16, 2021 8:30 AM (GMT+1) β†’ Jun 16, 2021 9:30 AM (GMT+1)
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
BooksProductivity
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So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport
Michael Strange, Director of Operations @ City Pantry
May 13, 2021 6:30 PM (GMT+1) β†’ May 13, 2021 8:00 PM (GMT+1)
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
BooksProfessional Development
The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People by Gary Chapman
Cameo Choquer, Operations Manager @ Applied
Apr 15, 2021 6:30 PM (GMT+1) β†’ Apr 15, 2021 8:00 PM (GMT+1)
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
BooksLeadershipTeam Management
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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by BrenΓ© Brown
Alex d'Annunzio, Product Performance Lead @ Onfido
Mar 23, 2021 6:30 PM (GMT+1) β†’ Mar 23, 2021 8:00 PM (GMT+1)
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
BooksLeadership
Good Strategy/Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt
Alex d'Annunzio, Co-Founder @ Furlouvailable
Oct 15, 2020
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
BooksStrategy
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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
Krishna Halai, Busines Operations Manager @ SaaStock
Sep 15, 2020
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
Books
Thinking Fast & Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Sarah Touzani, COO @ Creditspring
Jul 9, 2020
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
Books
Difficult Conversations by B.Patton, D.Stone, S.Heen
Marie Krebs, People Operations Manager @ Learnerbly
Jun 2, 2020
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
Books
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Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
Marie Krebs, People Operations Manager @ Learnerbly
Jun 1, 2020
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
Books
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The 4 Disciplines of Execution by McChesney, Huling, & Covey
AuΕ‘rinΔ— KerΕ‘anskaitΔ—, Head of Operations @ Sphere
May 13, 2020
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
Books
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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Laura Parker, Head of Strategy & Operations @ GTN
May 5, 2020
πŸ“š Book Club
Online
Past
Books
Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Laura Parker, Operations Manager @ GTN
Sep 4, 2019
πŸ“š Book Club
London
Past
Books
Radical Candor by Kim Scott
Laura Parker, Operations Manager @ GTN
Aug 7, 2019
πŸ“š Book Club
London
Past
Books
Start With Why by Simon Sinek
Laura Parker, Operations Manager @ GTN
Jun 5, 2019
πŸ“š Book Club
London
Past
Books
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Measure What Matters by John Doerr
Laura Parker, Operations Manager @ GTN
May 1, 2019
πŸ“š Book Club
London
Past
Books