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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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Swim with the sharks

Advantages: Reads at a great pace
Disadvantages: A little too much technical detail

Michael Lewis, the author, was once a trader in the 1980s and made a fortune out of the investment banking arena. This story is his real life account of what it was to be a trader in London and New York and become one with the shark, in the deep murky wa ...

aitchison21 09.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Liar's Poker - Michael Lewis

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liar's poker

Advantages: Reads like a novel whilst also giving a great insite into the powerhouse institutions of the 80's
Disadvantages: technical terminology could be a problem for some, occaisionaly loses focus

One of my electives at university is Technical Analysis and market psychology, and my lecturer (a very successful trader in his own right) recommended this book to all of us students. I can now say that i am very glad that i followed his advice and bought ...

curious_george 11.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Liar's Poker - Michael Lewis

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Fishy Business!

Advantages: A delightfully told educative motivational business parable.
Disadvantages: Mary Jane is not representative of all managers!

I have never been to Seattle, but if and when I do, I will be sure to visit the Pike Place Fish Market, the place that inspired a corporate training video that in turn inspired the writing of a highly motivational book called “Fish!” In the meantime, the ...

Discerna 09.04.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Fish! - Stephen C. Lundin, Harry Paul, John Christensen

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