Books

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...

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...

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...