Practical Memory

A Simple Guide to Help You Remember More & Forget Less in Your Everyday Life (Kindle Edition), by I.C. Robledo. Useful little book on improving your memory. I know that most of the techniques and methods offered and explained work, for I found them myself in the course of my life, as my memory was… Continue reading Practical Memory

Addiction, Procrastination, and Laziness: A Proactive Guide to the Psychology of Motivation (Kindle Edition)

A well-written book on the psychology of motivation, well-argued, well-illustrated, well-explained, logical and straightforward. We creators all know that pleasure is so important while we never heard anything about it in our schooling or vocational training. This book explains all the hooks and crannies about pleasure and why pleasure, positive feelings are so important for… Continue reading Addiction, Procrastination, and Laziness: A Proactive Guide to the Psychology of Motivation (Kindle Edition)

Building Social Business

The New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity's Most Pressing Needs, by Muhammad Yunus, With Karl Weber, New York: PublicAffairs, 2010. Review This is undoubtedly Yunus’ best and most useful book for it gives detailed advice to the interested reader how to create and run a social business. This doesn’t mean his first two books… Continue reading Building Social Business

The End of Marketing as We Know It

  New York: Harper & Collins, 2000. The End of Marketing as We Know It by Sergio Zyman is a highly interesting book, even if you are not a marketing man. This is so because you can learn a lot from the wisdom expressed in this book. It’s the wisdom of being successful in our consumer society, where… Continue reading The End of Marketing as We Know It

Sun Tzu

  Sun Tzu, The Art of War for Executives, by Donald Krause, London: Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 1995 All our attitudes have to do with relationship, the way we relate to ourselves and to others; since relationship is an art, building an attitude is an art. The wisdom that attitude is an expression of character is age-old and… Continue reading Sun Tzu

The Law of Success

  The Master Wealth-Builder’s Complete and Original Lesson Plan for Achieving Your Dreams, New York: Penguin, 2008, First published in 1928. Years ago I have read Napoleon Hills’ famous bestseller ‘Think and Grow Rich’—subsequently I lost the book which is the simple reason why it’s not reviewed here. But just recently I found this perhaps less famous, but… Continue reading The Law of Success

The 3rd Alternative

  Solving Life’s Most Difficult Problems, London: Simon & Schuster, 2012 The 3rd Alternative, Stephen Covey’s last book—actually published in the very year of his death—is perhaps more than this great man could give. It is more, much more than a ‘business’ book, as the vision of leadership it teaches and embodies surpasses by far the… Continue reading The 3rd Alternative