From books to useful  gadgets, Naeem’s favorable mentions are worth a double take if you are a busy traveler or you need a good book to keep you busy on the plane or at home.

Books:

A book on the life of a new CEO

COHERENT STRATEGY AND EXECUTION:
An Eye-opening Parable about Transforming Leadership & Management Perspectives.

by Ravi Kathuria

http://amzn.to/gwmJ6W

Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance?: How I Turned Around IBM

A great book on IBM and the culture of an organization:

By Louis Gerstner, Ex-CEO of IBM

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done

An excellent book on how to run a company well.

Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan

Music:

Andalusian Nights

Just great instrumental music – check it out at http://amzn.to/fdZBgk

Gadgets:

I am a big fan of Apple products and The Flip video camera

http://www.theflip.com/en-us/

Useful links:

Kayak for Travel

For travel booking I always start my search from www.Kayak.com – it consolidates all the info that I need to start my search in one place.

Three Perfect Days:

To plan a trip just about in any city in the world this is a great resource. This is a collection of articles written by a native dweller of that city for many years and were published in the United Airlines inflight magazine. I have always followed these itineraries and found hidden gems that I normally would have never found.
http://www.hemispheresmagazine.com/category/3-perfect-days/