February, 2016 Archive

Review: How To Take Great Notes Quickly And Easily

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How To Take Great Notes Quickly And Easily: A Very Easy Guide (30 Minute Read) by John Connelly My rating: 3 of 5 stars I bought this book as part of John Connelly’s...

Giving back

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What is giving back? Before the Internet it was volunteering your time, donating money, helping your friend, assisting a colleague or being the good samaritan. Today, with Social...

Review: J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography

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J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have only read J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy and have obviously seen the films. The...

Always experiment

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A common saying is that the world is always changing. We must change to keep up and be successful in our life’s endeavours. I believe to be successful one must experiment....

Review: Case Interview Secrets: A Former McKinsey Interviewer Reveals How to Get Multiple Job Offers in Consulting by Victor Cheng

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Case Interview Secrets: A Former McKinsey Interviewer Reveals How to Get Multiple Job Offers in Consulting by Victor Cheng My rating: 5 of 5 stars Case Study Secrets is a...

Review: Knowledge is Beautiful

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Knowledge is Beautiful by David McCandless My rating: 5 of 5 stars Most of us have heard the term ‘Death by Powerpoint’. In my experience this is due primarily to the...

Review: The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House

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The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is not normally the kind of book I would read, however, it was a...

Review: Poised For Partnership: How to build a cast-iron business and personal case to make partner in any firm

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Poised For Partnership: How to build a cast-iron business and personal case to make partner in any firm by Heather Townsend My rating: 5 of 5 stars Poised for partnership is a...

Review: When I Stop Talking, You’ll Know I’m Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man

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When I Stop Talking, You’ll Know I’m Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man by Jerry Weintraub My rating: 5 of 5 stars Out of all the biographies I have read in my...

Review: Speed Reading In A Week: How To Speed Read In Seven Simple Steps

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Speed Reading In A Week: How To Speed Read In Seven Simple Steps by Tina Konstant My rating: 4 of 5 stars A very quick read (excuse the pun) with many tips and approaches to...