Hosk’s top articles of the week - 17th May


You have more to fear from friends than from enemies — Robert Greene

Articles of the week

Coronavirus — the basic dance steps everyone can follow

Top 10 articles of the week

  1. I Just Heard That Monoliths Are The Future Of Software Development
  2. Change the Way You Persuade
  3. 68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice
  4. The Burden Of Skepticism
  5. 5 books every developer must read before it’s too late
  6. The Psychology Behind Effective Crisis Leadership
  7. What Makes a Great Pitch
  8. Bad Arguments and How to Avoid Them
  9. 8 critical lessons leaders need to emerge from the COVID-19 crisis (and one that will surprise you)
  10. Lessons from Tesla’s Approach to Innovation

Hosk articles

Dynamics 365


“Because it’s not a matter of if it’s gonna happen again — it’s simply a matter of when it’s gonna happen again.”


“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Selected HoskWisdom

  • Solutions group customisations which can be easily moved to between environments but with what Microsoft gives with one hand they punch you in the face with dependencies issues with the other 🙂 #HoskWisdom
  • A wise Hosk once said, there is more to life than SSRS reports #HoskWisdom
  • Good development is simple, but not simplistic #HoskWisdom
  • If you don’t have any new ideas, update your old ones #HoskWisdom
  • Don’t develop with a fear of being wrong, develop with the knowledge you can make it right #HoskWisdom
  • A lack of skill becomes a problem when it’s combined with overconfidence #HoskWisdom
  • Noise cancelling earphones have become mandatory in my mission to work and home school the kids #HoskWisdom
  • A book can disrupt our habits of thought #HoskWisdom
  • Most discussions involve lots of taking but little learning #HoskWisdom
  • Many can give a quick answer, few can ask a good question #HoskWisdom

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Quote from current book(s)

Simple Habits for Complex Times: Powerful Practices for Leaders

The questions you ask will tell you a lot about the way you’re seeing the world at that moment in time. Jennifer Garvey Berger,, Keith Johnston 

The Hosk — last 5 good books

Don’t deny yourself a book, it could change your life #HoskWisdom

Last top 10 article

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