It's Xmas early for me and I just received a Kindle Paperwhite as a gift. The first thing I did is try the annotation functionality. I'm not sure how it works internally so my first reflex was to send it to my email. Here's the first thing I highlighted:
High Output Management was written in 1993 by Andrew Grove and is regarded as one of the best business books of all times. This passage on the value of writing to understand things sounds as refreshing as any « genius » quote I read everyday on business blogs.
Writing the report is more important than reading it. It makes it easier to digest the fact that a lot of our creative work gets thrown out of the window. The report is not read. The analysis is not challenged. The creative is not used as is. The idea is rejected. The technology is not implemented. It's frustrating. But less frustrating if you do it for yourself, as an exercice of self-discipline.