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Gerald M. Weinberg (Jerry) has always been interested in helping smart people be happy and productive. To that end, he has published books on human behavior, including Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method, The Psychology of Computer Programming, Perfect Software and Other Fallacies, and an Introduction to General Systems Thinking.
He has also written books on leadership including Becoming a Technical Leader, The Secrets of Consulting (Foreword by Virginia Satir), More Secrets of Consulting, and the four-volume Quality Software Management series.
The childhood game Pickup Sticks – “Everything is connected!”
Favorite System Tool
Brainstorming, Randomization, Role-playing, and Watching for Trigger words like, “We don’t have to think about that.”
Design For A Brain by Ross Ashby
An Introduction to Cybernetics by Ross Ashby
Don’t take yourself too seriously – develop a good sense of humor.
A Gift of Time (anthology from readers, students, clients, colleagues, and friends of Jerry)
Jerry’s page at Leanpub.com (includes many of his books)
Errors book (hint: Jerry’s email address is on this page – send him an email and start a conversation)
Jerry on Twitter: @JerryWeinberg