Browsing the archives for the Books category

Looking for great books about investing?

Hello Everyone! I happened to come by a great book list compiled by Business Insider – books that Warren Buffet himself has said are worth reading! Warren Buffet of course is the legendary investor from Omaha, USA. He has influenced my style of thinking about investments and business heavily. His book suggestions have directed my […]

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Looking back at the year 2013

Hello Everyone! It is again a time for the once a year check at my book diary (For some odd reason it has become a tradition to do it around April and not at the end of the year). As some of my old readers know, I have kept track of all the books I […]

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Pivot or not to pivot, that is the question

The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses – Eric Ries In short According to Steve Blank, a former serial entrepreneur and a professor of entrepreneurship, this is one of the top three books about entrepreneurship. While I consider this book and the concepts to be difficult to understand, I tend to […]

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How to take control of your life and to be successful

Getting Things Done: How to Achieve Stress-free Productivity – David Allen In short Getting Things Done is a methodology to… well, get things done. It helps you to build habit of efficiently going through, filing and processing all incoming requests, data and information, without overloading your brain in the process. What is the book all […]

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Looking back at the year 2012

Hello everyone! It has been approximately 3 years since the start of this blog. I think it is appropriate to look at the past year and all the books filled my free time in 2012. During the years I have developed a habit of keeping a book diary. This is a useful little thing to […]

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A Personal Coach in Pocket Size

Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office 101: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers  In short The book analyses the typical mistakes women make in business and advices your how to improve your behavior. Most of the advice is usable for men as well. I see this book as a tool to analyze […]

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A Toolbox for All the New Leaders

The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels – Michael Watkins In short This book gives you a framework to follow when changing into a new management position. It helps you to survive the transition process and to speed it up to gain quick wins. Based on my own experience, […]

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How to build your own business with only a $100

The 100 Dollar Startup: Fire Your Boss, Do What You Love And Work Better To Live More – Chris Guillebeau In short This book aims to show that you can indeed do what you want in your life and that it really is not that hard. While it is a book about entrepreneurship, it focuses […]

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Summer draws to an end

Hello Everyone! As the summer draws to an end, it is time to get blogging again. Summer is always a great time to read a lot of books. When you are laying on a sunny beach somewhere around the Mediterranean sea, what could be better than to have a pile of books next to you […]

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What do the rich know, that I do not?

Rich Dad Poor Dad – Robert T. Kiyosaki I bought this book already in 2006. I try to re-read it every few years just to remind myself of the basics of money, business and personal finance and to give myself a motivation boost. The book is written from the perspective of young boy, the author, […]

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