May, 2017 Archive

Review: Shoe Dog – A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE by Phil Knight

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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE by Phil Knight My rating: 5 of 5 stars I would be hard pressed to find anyone in the world who haven’t heard (or seen) of Nike. Yet...

Review: Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader by James Luceno

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Star Wars: Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader by James Luceno My rating: 4 of 5 stars Yes, another Star Wars book for me. This one I wanted to read to understand how Darth Vader...

Review: Lifestorming by Alan Weiss and Marshall Goldsmith

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Lifestorming: Creating Meaning and Achievement in Your Career and Life by Alan Weiss My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the first book I have read from either Marshall Goldsmith and...

Review: A Practitioner’s Guide to Account-Based Marketing (ABM) by Bev Burgess

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A Practitioner’s Guide to Account-Based Marketing: Accelerating Growth in Strategic Accounts by Bev Burgess My rating: 5 of 5 stars I searched Amazon and Goodreads recently...

Review: Nevertheless: A Memoir by Alec Baldwin

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Nevertheless: A Memoir by Alec Baldwin My rating: 4 of 5 stars We all know Alec Baldwin, especially so given his recent portrayal of Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live....

Review: The Godfather by Mario Puzo

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The Godfather by Mario Puzo My rating: 5 of 5 stars I can remember just being old enough to watch the Godfather series when I was a young boy. I was mesmorised with the themes of...

Review: The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin by Steven Myers

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The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin by Steven Lee Myers My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow, what a book! If you follow the media you would have heard many stories and...

Review: The Great Stagnation by Tyler Cowen

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The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All The Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better by Tyler Cowen My rating: 4 of 5 stars The reason I...

Review: New Scientist: The Origin of (almost) Everything by Graham Lawton

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New Scientist: The Origin of (almost) Everything by Graham Lawton My rating: 5 of 5 stars Have you ever read an article from New Scientist either in print form or since they...

A Page A Day?

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Two years ago I had a large pile of books stacking up which I wanted to read. I had no time, no motivation nor a realistic place to start making a dent in this pile. Two years and...