B-rad

Brad lives in #permanentbeta; always learning and experiencing! By day he is a technology executive and by night a lecturer, coach, speaker and avid volunteer. Brad is Australia born and has worked and traveled the world as well as lived in Asia, US, Europe and the UK. His mission is to bring the best out of people and has achieved this as a DJ, Aerobics Instructor, NLP Practitioner, Toastmaster, Speed Reading Instructor, Coach and Management Consultant.

Review: The Consolations of Philosophy

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The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is the first of the Alain De Botton books that I have read (I plan to read them all at some point)....

Review: The Wealth of Nations

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The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith My rating: 3 of 5 stars Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations is a classic and an amazing book for its time. He is known as the father of modern...

Review: Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I’ve Learned

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Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I’ve Learned by Alan Alda My rating: 3 of 5 stars I am one of many people in the world who grew up watching M*A*S*H at the...

Have to, choose to or get to?

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Last week I read a blog post from Live Your Legend referring to the subject of procrastination. Part of the article delved into the words we use to describe the tasks we own. For...

Review: Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour

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Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour by Kate Fox My rating: 3 of 5 stars Kate Fox provides a good read for those who are trying to understand the...

Review: The Sales Bible: The Ultimate Sales Resource

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The Sales Bible: The Ultimate Sales Resource by Jeffrey Gitomer My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Sales Bible is a very comprehensive book that covers all aspects of the sales cycle....

Review: The 25 Cognitive Biases: Uncovering The Myth Of Rational Thinking

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The 25 Cognitive Biases: Uncovering The Myth Of Rational Thinking by Charles Holm My rating: 5 of 5 stars Over the years I have heard and referred to many of the 25 cognitive...

Review: Mastering Coaching

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Mastering Coaching by Max Landsberg My rating: 4 of 5 stars One of the areas I would like to explore more is the world of coaching. 2016 started off with reading this book prior...

Review: FT Guide to Finance for Non-Financial Managers

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FT Guide to Finance for Non-Financial Managers by Jo Haigh My rating: 4 of 5 stars I completed my MBA a few years ago and thought I would read this book to sharpen the saw again...

Review: The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Big Short has gained a lot of publicity given the movie that has been made starring Brad...