A key drawback of this narrative remains its length (only 42 pages), and Titan would do well to expand on his tips in a more fully fleshed-out book. An intriguing glimpse into how to thrive among Instagram Goliaths.
...when you are taking down one of the world’s great narcissists, go easy on self-promotion. Still, that is a minor flaw in a work that delivers so much insight.
I’d recommend this book for anyone who is interested in what’s happening to Native Americans. The author does provide suggestions on finding solutions in the last pages of the book and believes reforms are possible. It’s time to have a serious conversation about the situation and this book is a good starting point.
Some demanding passages require perseverance on the part of general readers, but the stories that surround them are important and rewarding.
In an era when banks are viewed with increasing suspicion, the satisfaction of industry regulations and the appearance of responsible business practices are essential for both fostering public confidence and remaining on the right side of the law. A guide about industry regulations and risk assessment for banking professionals.
A heartfelt and cautionary success story incorporating both the deceptive promises of wealth and the life-changing power of self-awareness.
Cuadros may have been prescient in that Brazil’s crisis has made his book critical reading rather than irrelevant. The real beneficiary however is his reader – he’s just the right mix of knowledgeable insider, and arch, critical outsider, and Brazillionaires is a welcome addition...
The “switch” is coming. It will probably take 20 years to make a major impact, but we should see the first fruits very soon. This book is the essential guide to this great benign change, although I could have done with some sense of the grandeur of what we are on the verge of achieving.
How to foster creativity in any workplace...Whitaker proves herself a genial, informed companion for a journey toward “creative flexibility.”
...Chaos Monkeys provides a good window into the life of a startup founder. Some of the best chapters in the book take place in around the orbit of the startup incubator Y Combinator.
The future of the post, Gallagher argues in this readable, straightforward history, depends on citizens’ awareness of its history. For a somewhat livelier, personality-driven account of the USPS, see Devin Leonard’s Neither Snow nor Rain (2016).
Although Raboy at times becomes mired in Marconi’s corporate machinations and personal life, he is especially adroit at portraying how Marconi was swept up in the modern world he helped create.
He leaves the reader feeling that, even though Nathan is gone and his business has been corporatized, his commitment and character still live on in the heart of the American dream.
The breakup of the eurozone, writes the author, might not be an altogether bad thing. And in the place of the euro? It’s anyone’s guess, but Galbraith reminds us that after the gold standard collapsed, Bretton Woods came along, and the world did not end. A book best read by policy wonks of a numerate bent but accessible to noneconomists as well.
Occasionally, the tale’s focus on glitz...feels at odds with its overall message, although these details and some charming character nuances...also enliven what in other hands might have been dry, didactic text. Bridwell also helpfully provides a seven-point summary of his takeaway points at the book’s end.
Stern’s T-shirt slogan puts it well: “It’s really not that complicated.” Pipe dream it may be, but this is a book eminently worth talking about.
Sound post-Keynesian economic reasoning well argued—a book that one hopes, against the odds, the heads of the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England will entertain.
There is no question where Hauter’s sympathies lie, and her grim litany of greed, corruption, and environmental damage may stir activists to action but deeply discourage general readers.
How to renew the greatness of rich but potentially failing nations, like the United States. A refreshing book that offers an alternative to the failing shibboleths of the day.
...to benefit from it, readers will have to accept the premise that markets are having an outsized, personal effect on their lives—a case that is not compellingly made.