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MBA – What is it really good for?

What do they teach you at the Harvard School of Business – Philip Delves Broughton For a long time I have been curious about the top universities of the world like Oxford, Cambridge, London School of Business, Stanford or Harvard. I have played with the idea of doing an MBA in one of them. I […]

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First year of the blog

During the February the Businessbooksmakeyourich.com blog had its first birthday. Therefore this is a great opportunity to look back at what has been done. During the last 12 months total of 17 posts were written. Ten of of them were reviews of the following books: Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur – Richard […]

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Think less, do more!

Winning – Jack Welch with Suzy Welch Some months back I did not have much else to read and finally thought that I would give the Winning a try. I used to categorize it in to same group as books by Donald Trump – that meaning a total waste of time. I do have to […]

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Opportunity lies in the niche

The Long Tail: How endless choice is creating unlimited demand – Chris Anderson Almost a year ago I reviewed a book called The Tipping Point. This book was all about  what makes ideas to grow, what makes them big. It was and still is very well known and influential book. Currently I have two books […]

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Way to beat 50 % of the other investors

This review is about a book available in Finnish only. If you are interested in the passive investing but would like to read about it in English, you can start for example in here: www.ifa.com. Paras sijoitus: Itsepuolustusopas sijoittajille – Marko Erola Marko Erola has managed to write an excellent book about passive index investments. […]

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Management advice from the 16th century

The Prince – Niccolò Machiavelli Some months ago I reviewed The Kone’s Prince, a book about Pekka Herlin’s life. As I mentioned in my review, he was aid to be an avid reader. He looked for business and management advice in vide variety of books. One of the books, which were mentioned in the bibliography […]

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Insights on the Financial crisis

The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences – John B. Foster & Fred Magdoff I wrote my Master thesis during this summer and most of the spring. My subject handled small and medium sized companies and their survival during financial crisis. This led me to go through several articles and books about the crises, The […]

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Practice makes perfect!

Talent is overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else – Geoff Colvin I read quite a lot of books about business. I read them once and then move along. However there have been few books that I keep getting back to, rereading them every once in a while. They are just so good […]

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Forging an idea into a business

Anyone Can Do It: Building Coffee Republic from Our Kitchen Table – Sahar & Bobby Hashemi For several years I have been interested in entrepreneurship. When I have been thinking about my own possibilities after the University, it has always been one of my options. I have had several ideas in my mind what I […]

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Building a multinational company

Kone´s Prince: The Colorful Life of Pekka Herlin – John Simon Book can be found both in Finnish and in English. This book was in my reading list as soon as I hear it was published. Pekka Herlin is one of the most important persons in the Finnish business history. He was a chairman and […]

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