Category Archives: Book Reviews

I love to read. Most of the major insights I have gained in my life have come through books. Here I list books which have impressed me most recently. I may not agree with everything they say, but these are thoughts which have challenged me. I list them here, in the hope they do the same for you.

Battleground “Innovation”

I read an interesting article this week from the Deutsche Welle. The central theme was China’s goal to be the world’s top innovator by 2030. By 2049 China also intends to lead the world in science and technology; just in … Continue reading

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Book Review – Naked Statistics Stripping the Dread from the Data

Title – Naked Statistics Stripping the Dread from the Data Author – Charles Wheelan Publisher – W. W. Norton & Company Summary – The need for getting good data is widely understood. Bad numbers lead to bad decisions leading to bad … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business

Title – The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business Author – Josh Kaufman Publisher – Worldly Wisdom Ventures LLC Summary – The Personal MBA gives a soup to nuts overview of how to manage and improve businesses. However, before you … Continue reading

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Book Review – The First 20 Hours

Title – The First 20 Hours Author – Josh Kaufman Publisher – Penguin Group US Summary – If you are wondering how to accomplish your desire to learn new skills or polish up on ones you have forgotten, then this book is … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Athena Doctrine

…feminine values drive broad business benefits by creating lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with customers and communities. Continue reading

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