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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Looking for good books about entrepreneurship?

Steve Blank has a solution for you! Steve Blank – A former serial entrepreneur and a professor (teaching entrepreneurhip at Stanford University and several others) visited Finland last week. This awesome event was arranged by Aalto Entrepreneurship Society. Even though I was not there, I am under impression that his visit had quite an impact. You can […]

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Blogroll opened

Some weeks ago I opened the blogroll on the sidebar, mostly about business and economics blogs I follow. Nowadays blogs are a great source of information often equal in detail and quality compared to books. As suggested in The Long Tail by Chris Anderson, today if your are looking for detailed information about some certain […]


First year of the blog

During the February the 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 […]


Free Super Saver delivery to several EU countries

Hi everyone! Just as a quick reminder, Amazon offers Free Super Saver delivery to several EU countries during the Christmas. This offer is still available for some days at least to Finland. So if you have had plans to buy books or other items as gifts or for yourself, it is better to hurry! Just […]


In the search for the best price

I have been meaning to mention a great blog post (in Finnish) about buying your books in the internet by “Tarkan markan blogi”. If you can read Finnish, I warmly suggest you to have a look at it. The writer of Tarkan markan blogi describes the methods he uses to find the best books with […]


Aaaaaaand the break is over!

Hello everyone! Lots have happened in the last two months. I finished my thesis, graduated, moved to Finland, started my new job, did a lot of painting in our new flat and even learned to milk cows in Denmark. And as of yesterday I finally managed to get internet connection open and running. This means […]