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What colour is YOUR parachute?

Advantages: Inspiring and motivating
Disadvantages: religious US-centric author

What Color Is Your Parachute is a job hunting manual, but it is also a great deal more than that. This book does not simply give you tips on how to write a CV or to succeed in an interview, but it offers what the author likes to call a "life changing job ...

annaroos1 09.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of What Colour Is Your Parachute? (A Practical Manual for Job Hunters and Career Changes) - Richard Bolles

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Need direction in job hunting?

Advantages: It worked!
Disadvantages: updated/revised significant every year so.. see below

This book was recommended to me by my university lecturer affter I graduated. It took, however, a year or so before I finally bought it online. At the time, I was searching for my dreams and this book actually helped me to find it. Well, it helped me focu ...

ballpointpencil 07.02.2005 · Read full review
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Virgin Dick says 'Screw it'

Advantages: A highly interesting, frank and motivational read
Disadvantages: Sometimes Branson's over enthusiasm becomes annoying

I will readily admit that I have never been what you could call a fan of Richard Branson, with his outrageous self publicity and his record attempts I have often found him rather annoying. But then part of me admires him, as anyone who can create such a h ...

christianfilmcritic 11.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Screw It, Let's Do It: Lessons in Life - Sir Richard Branson

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Branson - by Tom Bower. Shocking and closer to the truth.

Advantages: Shrewd and clever, highly ambitious.
Disadvantages: A bully and egotist ?? U decide.

...shocked by this book.I have always been a big fan of Richard Branson and in some ways maybe he inspires me to do better in life, but i have to admit i was really sad to read this book and draw a few conclusions from it. Some time back in ...

reallife 23.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Branson - Tom Bower

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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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