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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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A simple but very effective look at Business Accounting

Advantages: Not too heavy going, value for money, real world examples
Disadvantages: It's accounting!

Understanding Business Accounting for Dummies, by John A. Tracy and Colin Barrow is a great book for anyone who takes an interest in the world of business, and seeks an understanding of accounting. When studying accounting for the first time in my first ...

lukeoverall88 16.05.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Understanding Business Accounting for Dummies - UK Edition - Colin Barrow

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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

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