Book Review

Tonight I’m at the Kauffman Founders School to see Daniel Pink, author of To Sell is Human, speak. I’ve been a fan ever since I read Drive and A Whole New Mind. Tonight’s talk was from his latest book, and Daniel was billed as “offering a fresh look at the art and science of sales
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It’s an easy decision when I hear Malcolm Gladwell has a new book out. David and Goliath – Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants was released this week and I immediately downloaded it on Audible. A couple of long drives later, I’m glad I didn’t wait. Malcolm already has an established following from
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One of my favorite blogs is Redhead Writing by Erika Napoletano. Recently, she authored The Power of Unpopular – A Guide to Building your Brand for the Audience who will Love you (and why no one else matters). Great title. Great content. 5 stars. (oops, that last part is supposed to be at the end
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I just read RISE, 3 practical steps for advancing your career, standing out as a leader and liking your life by Patty Azzarello. I like how this book gives a straight look at how to be successful by really talking about how to DO Better, LOOK Better and CONNECT Better. Those three points are the
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What is it about Business Books that takes me so long to read them? Over the last few months (maybe more), it’s normally taken me a week or more to finish a 200-300 page business book. And those are ones I find interesting. Contrast that with works of fiction. Saturday, I saw The Hunger Games, a
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If you’ve ever thought about looking for a job in the post 2000-whatever economy, then Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google by William Poundstone is a must read. It’s harder to get an interview in 2012 than it was in 2007. Period. If you haven’t been job-hunting lately, I can tell you from
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I’ve been intending to read this since I saw Robin Sharma speak at the Toastmasters Convention back in August. I’m glad I finally did! An interesting twist in a leadership book, The Leader Who Had No Title, by Robin Sharma is a work of fiction. More accurately, it is “a modern fable on real success in business
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Note: This is only available as an e-book, and it’s only available for free. Go to: http://www.heathbrothers.com/the-myth-of-the-garage/ to pick it up. I read both of Chip and Dan Heath‘s previous books, Made to Stick and Switch (links are to my reviews). When I saw they had another book out, I jumped at the chance to
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