There are few revelations, but readers looking for stories from women who have succeeded in spite of sexism will find a plethora here.
In the end, Hodgkinson defines bohemians in business as people who want “to enjoy our work and enjoy our everyday life and make a living from it, all at once”. If this is you, then add this wry and helpful eccentric book to your reading list.
Before the sensibility of Tracy Kidder’s new book clearly emerges, and before its subject, Paul English, becomes endearingly familiar, you may be tempted to put it down. The first few chapters of “A Truck Full of Money: One Man’s Quest to Recover From Great Success” have the sound of a glossy business-magazine hagiography...
Though the book is not long, Tepperman goes into impressive detail in each case study and delivers his assessments in clear, pared-down prose, careful to describe most of his success stories as experiments that could still fail.
Unlikely to sway those for whom the idea of economic inequality is anathema, but a set of arguments worth considering.
The final chapter, in which O’Neil discusses Facebook’s increasing electoral influence, feels eerily prescient. She offers no one easy solution, but has several reasonable suggestions as to how the future can be made more equitable and transparent for all.
Libertarians may squall, but investors just beginning to look at emerging market trends may find value in this book.
Some of the other lessons from the head ball coach: treat others fairly, maintain a good reputation, have a charming spouse, and value your country club membership. An easy, straightforward read with plenty to chew on for fans of college football, especially the SEC.
The biggest problem with this book, likely the most complete and nuanced life of Trump thus far, is nobody’s fault. It simply ends too soon and leaves unmentioned Trump’s unprecedented meltdown in the days that followed the convention in Cleveland.
Although income inequality, overcrowded prisons, drought, and traffic continue to challenge California, Zacchino persuasively portrays the state as vibrant, farsighted, and civic minded.
Running alongside Ahrens’s own personal “midlife crisis” were Hyundai’s great efforts to elevate the middling brand into the luxury market, alongside German and Japanese cars. Amid the author’s personal journey reside priceless cultural and professional insights.
It is not always entirely clear what Ziegelman and Coe mean for us to take away from their eloquent work of historical summation. Then again, that may be a good thing. The larger question of America’s shifting attitudes toward federal aid is a prodigious topic to digest.
His bias against wealthy European states, Germany in particular, subtly infects the book...None of this undermines Stiglitz’s argument that Europe needs a redivision of currencies to rebalance trade.
Stiglitz’s indictments of the single currency, and his solutions to its supposed structural flaws, are conventional and also unconvincing. By contrast, his critique of specific policies is original and extremely helpful.
A book that will challenge conventional wisdom among readers who intuitively believe that corporations often game the system.
...writing has served as therapy for her is reflected in this narrative...However, Spencer-Devlin’s post-recovery activities, such as her time as a motivational speaker, may be of less interest to some readers...
...Korkki urges readers to creatively seize their own great endeavor as it can prove “one of the best ways to connect with the world.” Insightful, encouraging, and universally practical.
Miller dutifully chronicles that success, but absent an author’s voice and critical eye, Powerhouse limps to a desultory finish line.
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.
...dig into his early years and some of his family background. As to the truth of these claims, readers will need to make up their own minds.