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Bring 'em back alive

Advantages: Simple, easy to understand, makes some good points & is very readable
Disadvantages: A bit overpriced

It always helps to know the bias of anyone reviewing a book for you, so cards on the table: I am something of a "self-help" / "self-improvement" junkie. I use both expressions because it's often difficult to know where the boundary between management te ...

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Review of The Commando Entrepreneur - Damian McKinney

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The 50th Law of the concrete jungle -the new entrepreneur's bible

Advantages: clear, presice how to ideas, easily used
Disadvantages: not for everyone

Background/Context The collaboration between 50 cent and Robert Greene seems a bit confusing at first. It would seem unique to say the least. The first question would be who the intended audience maybe? The authors have there own distinct following, ...

kingkong218 13.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The 50th Law - 50 Cent

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Some you win, some you lose

Advantages: Intresting, amusing look at the pros and cons of selling antiques
Disadvantages: Of limited practical value; more for the US than UK reader

The book For some time the bookshelves in the high street have been awash with volumes on identifying, valuing, searching out and trading in antiques. This title is nothing like that. It is basically an account in which the author, a university l ...

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Review of Killer Stuff and Tons of Money - Maureen Stanton

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Adding Fool to the Flame

Advantages: Stimulates debate
Disadvantages: Too ambiguous, stats are not relevant

Jonathon Porritt (1950 - ) Edge Futures - A six part series Black Dog Publishing 2008 By reading Porritt, this doesn’t make me bow to his environmentalism, views on man-made greed or his prophecies of alarming global choices. I read Porritt t ...

1st2thebar 09.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Globalism and Regionalism - Jonathan Porritt

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Surviving the Office

Advantages: Informative and entertaining, lots of pictures
Disadvantages: Some scary and depressing stories of the problems women still have at work

The subtitle of this book suggests a survival guide to secretarial work. However, this is definitely not a handbook, but an examination of the portrayal of the job and those who do it in the media and in handbooks over the last 100 years. It is an Amer ...

elkiedee 30.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Swimming in the Steno Pool - Lynn Peril

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