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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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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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The fall and rise of our favourite brick

Advantages: Searching, well-documented analysis
Disadvantages: For a very specialist business-orientated readership

There can be few of us whose lives have not been untouched at some stage by a phase of building things out of LEGO bricks. These little wonders have comprised a time-honoured toy for children of all ages which weathered many a storm ever since Ole Kirk C ...

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Review of Brick by Brick How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry - David Robertson, Bill Breen

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FORTUNE FAVOURS FOOLS

Advantages: Humorous,whilst covering the subject matter well.
Disadvantages: Some of the Companies analysed in the first edition are in serious decline.

...This is one of those classic books which leaves one thinking “Wow! I wish I’d read that before embarking on my investment career.” For the benefit of the uninitiated the authors, David Berger and David & Tom Gardner, are collectively known as the “Mo ...

AENEAS 05.10.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Motley Fool UK Investment Guide - David Berger, Bruce Jackson

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Confused about buying shares - not after you read this book

Advantages: Very insightful for anyone thats confused about buying shares and investments in general
Disadvantages: The autors' humour gets to a little boring after a while!

...I found this book extremely useful as a guide to investing in stocks and shares. The authors advocate a style of investment based on buying a stock and holding it for the long-term. They show a very simple technique of buying shares once a year, in 5 co ...

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Review of The Motley Fool UK Investment Guide - David Berger, Bruce Jackson

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