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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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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 ...

JOHNV 25.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Killer Stuff and Tons of Money - Maureen Stanton

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Name, Rank and 8200

Advantages: Fascinating mixture of history, science, business and espionage
Disadvantages: Some may find some political bias

Not everyone likes to read non-fiction books, and I'm someone who will almost always pick up a novel before grabbing something factual. But when my son told me about this book, I couldn't resist and even went so far as to order it from Amazon in Hardcove ...

TheChocolateLady 11.02.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Spies, Inc.: Business Innovation - Stacy Perman

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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 ...

JOHNV 10.10.2013 · Read full review
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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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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Advantages: Clear and accessible writing, Some useful guidance on wealth accumulation
Disadvantages: Some parts too US-specific to be useful to a UK audience, Repetition of key points gets tiring

...Some time ago, I recall reading a magazine article in which a journalist was touring the house of a self-made millionaire as part of an investigation into the lifestyles of the rich and famous. All went as expected until she reached the bathroom, where sh ...

Collingwood21 16.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Millionaire Next Door - Thomas J. Stanley, William D. Danko

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