Welcome to Management Book Review

Welcome to Management by Ryan Hawk.

This page serves as a sort of review with notes of important concepts and ideas.


Most people would rather be the best than become the best.

”In my whole life, I have known no wise people who didn’t read all the time. None, zero.” – Charlie Munger


Ryan Hawk explores something we can all relate to: How to rid the world of “Bad Bosses.”


Ch. 1

have done what I want to do or have attained the position I want to attain – are usually able to assess your current status and offer guidance on how to move forward. They should be able to offer the kind of brutal truth that can only be safely delivered in a caring relationship.

Need to be rooting for you. – Brent Beshore

Virtual Mentors
Learn from afar. Invest in a book.
Read Ryan Holiday’s, “The Obstacle is The Way.”
The Four Tendencies, Gretchen Rubin
You have time to read a book.
Life and growth are all about the accumulation of tiny bits of progress. Start with 20-minutes each night.

Coaching isn’t about competition. It’s about skill development.

Mentor operates at higher strategic level – function: Guide
Coach focuses on tactical details – help drive us forward in skill development.

Purposeful Practice

Deliberate Practice:
1. Set a specific goal.
2. Cultivate Intense Focus.
3. Ask for immediate feedback.
4. Seek frequent discomfort.

Becoming is better than being.

Read “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success” – Carol Dweck

Don’t Let your Now become your ceiling. Becoming is better than being.

Ch. 2