Skill With People is a short book filled with different techniques to master persuasion and influence. The book has some generalizations and is more tactical than principle oriented. Some of the chapters are just common sense.
The sicp covers the root of programming languages and the ways to handle complexity of programs. The book is more inclined towards mathematical side of programming.
Summary Preface It doesn’t matter much what the programs are about or what applications they serve.
3 key take-aways Knowledge can be conveyed but not wisdom. Wisdom is the readiness of the soul, an ability, a secret art, to think every moment, while living his life, the thought of oneness, to be able to feel and inhale the oneness.
Why read this 5 key take-aways Summary Your self-image sets the limit of your possible achievements.
Self image = mental blueprint or How you view yourself.
Self image is made from beliefs which themselves are unconsciously formed from past experience,achievements, failures, childhood experiences.
My Notes Jiddu Krishnamurti asks some compelling questions about our biases, cultural conditioning and urges not to follow anyone blindly but to explore the world on our experience. I found his writing style to be difficult to grasp in the first time.