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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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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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Inspirational

Advantages: A wide array of businesses from many fields covered.
Disadvantages: Doesn't feature businesses which have not been so successful.

...Running my own business when I'm older is something which interests me; hence how I wanted to discover more. I had trawled through the shelves in my local bookstore, find numerous titles on the top tips to being successful and so forth, but this simply di ...

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Review of How They Started: How 30 Good Ideas Became Great Businesses - David Lester

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Have you got the time to read this?

Advantages: Interesting reading with clearly set out chapters and summaries of tips and suggestions
Disadvantages: Nothing new or groundbreaking

'Dragons' Den' is one of my favourite TV shows and, out of all the Dragons in the series, I particularly like Duncan Bannatyne and his rather candid, straightforward approach to people and situations. When I noticed that Duncan had written a new 'expert g ...

jo-1976 04.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of How To Be Smart With Your Time - Obe Duncan Bannatyne

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Live better, spend less?.

Advantages: Covers plenty of subjects, easy to read.
Disadvantages: See above

I have become a dedicated money saver since I decided to aim high and start my own smallholding. So this book which claims to to help you live better and spend less quickly caught my attention. I was lucky enough to buy a reduced price copy at my local bo ...

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Review of Low-Cost Living: Live better, spend less - John Harrison

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