Interesting things everyone should know about… Some are practical, some insightful and some just downright readable!
Not least, Anthony Finkelstein’s immortal and genius Software Process Immaturity Model. It’s only a page, so print it out and stick it on your wall. Even better, copy it lots of times and stick it on lots of walls.
No Silver Bullet; Essence and Accidents of Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.
… and on a slightly different subject: Preparation for Parenthood – again, a classic of our times. Don’t know where it came from.