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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 ...

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Review of The Millionaire Next Door - Thomas J. Stanley, William D. Danko

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Do you want to be a Millionaire?

Advantages: Lots of good insights
Disadvantages: A bit heavy going in places

The Millionaire Next Door is a book that examines in detail the traits of two groups: Millionaires (and billionaires), and the people the authors term "Big Hat, No Cattle", people who live high and look flash. The book goes on to show how most millionaire ...

snowflake5 21.10.2005 · Read full review
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The Millionaire Next Door could be YOU!

Advantages: Motivational
Disadvantages: A lot of in-depth statistical information

...I loved this book so much, I bought the hardback. Stanley and Danko have researched those who are first generation wealthy in the USA - who they are, how they got there and what has happened to their consumption habits. Until this research, it was assumed ...

themelster 12.03.2007 · Read full review
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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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Fish is a must read

Advantages: Interesting, captivating and very motivational
Disadvantages: N/A

This book is a must read if you feel you are stuck in rut with your career. It is both inspiring and extremely interesting. Fish is extremely well writen and really draws you into the story. As a business tool it is very motivating and will help you ...

mrtoffee 17.10.2007 · Read full review
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