Herding Tigers Notes and Resources

Chapter One:

If you’d like to read a few other books about the nature of organizational creativity, I’d encourage you to read Orbiting The Giant Hairball by Gordon MacKenzie, and Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace.

Chapter Two:

Kirk Perry’s comments, and the story about psychological safety, were from an interview with the author.
Paul Graham wrote an excellent essay about the difference between a maker and manager mindset here.

Chapter Three:

Brian Koppelman’s comments were from a phone interview with the author. If you’d like to hear more of his insights, listen to his podcast The Moment.
Ray Dalio’s book is Principles.
Get the downloadable The Work poster here.

Chapter Four:

Rob Rivenburgh’s comments were from an interview with the author.
Jim Friedman’s comments were from an interview with the author.

Chapter Five:

Michael Bungay Stanier comments were from an interview with the author.
David Wiser’s comments were from an interview with the author.
Gallup study – 51% of American managers not engaged.
Scott Mautz comments were from an interview with the author.
Jeremy Bailey comments were from an interview with the author.
You can find one re-telling of the Coach K story here.
Jim Collins’ book is How The Mighty Fall.

Chapter Six:

Here’s the news story about the bear.
Bill Taylor comments were from an interview with the author.
Lisa Johnson comments were from an interview with the author.

Chapter Seven:

Dee Hock’s book is Birth Of The Chaordic Age.
Chekhov’s Gun
G.K. Chesterton quote is from The Thing
One example of Diane Vaughan’s concept of Normalization of Deviance playing out in corporate culture.
David Wiser’s comments were from an interview with the author.

Chapter Eight:

The Black/Blue dress phenomenon explained.

Chapter Nine:

Josh Banko comments were from an interview with the author.
The UCSD study explained here.
riCardo Crespo comments were from an interview with the author.
Cal Newport’s book is Deep Work. Some comments were from interview with the author.

Chapter Ten:

Adam Steltzner comments were from an interview with the author. His book is The Right Kind Of Crazy.
Nathan Hendricks comments were from an interview with the author.
Chris Andruss comments were from an interview with the author.
Chris Michel comments were from an interview with the author.

Chapter Twelve:

Dave Munson comments were from an interview with the author.
Jane Chen comments were from an interview with the author.
More about Cincinnatus.
Ozymandias by Percy Shelley.