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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Book: Own Your Own Future, by Paul Brow et al

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Own Your Future by Paul Brown et al Amacom Books 3.5 stars David Wilson Chinese sage Lao Zi once said: "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." That borderline cliché has assumed new relevance, it seems. In Own Your Future: How to Think Like an Entrepreneur and Thrive in an Unpredictable Economy, Paul Brown suggests you scrap long-term career ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Book review: Innovation the Nasa Way, by Rod Pyle

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:49pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Innovation the Nasa Way: Harnessing the Power of Your Organisation for Breakthrough Success by Rod Pyle McGraw-Hill 3.5 stars  David Wilson US space agency Nasa has been dubbed "an engine of innovation and inspiration". In this bullet-point-peppered business guide, space analyst Rod Pyle explains how Nasa keeps achieving breakthroughs. Here is his take ...

  3. Business - Companies - BUSINESS

    Exposé proves bad for business in British Virgin Islands

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 12:29am by Toh Han Shih

    ... of the Offshore Incorporations survey, adding that its leaks "had created a crisis of confidence in the offshore industry". But Kristian Wilson, a Singapore-based senior associate of law firm Bedell Cristin, said it did not expect a decline in BVI incorporations this year. "There are signs that the global economy is turning and we expect to see more activity in 2014," Wilson ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Book review: Perfecting Your Pitch, by Ronald Shapiro with Jeff Barker

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Perfecting Your Pitch by Ronald Shapiro with Jeff Barker Hudson Street Press 3 stars David Wilson Just browsing the everyday anguish addressed by this guide is unsettling. The sticky predicaments it thrusts in the spotlight range from family inheritance spats to sexual harassment and bereavement. Heavy. But, if you know how, you can handle the lot, according to veteran ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Book review: Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks, by August Turak

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks by August Turak Columbia Business School Publishing 3 and a half stars David Wilson Piety may strike some readers as an old-school value. For Trappist monks, seeking piety rather than profit means faithfully attending to the sacred duty they owe to God and many others: their customers, lay staff, vendors, the community, each ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Mining sacred text for business tips

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Business Timeless Leadership: 18 Leadership Sutras from the Bhagavad Gitaby Debashis ChatterjeeWiley. 3 stars David Wilson Timeless Leadership by Debashis Chatterjee Wiley   David Wilson Although written more than 2,000 years ago the sacred Hindu battleground text the Bhagavad Gita retains vital relevance to corporate warriors, according to leadership guru Debashis Chatterjee. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Book review: The Wisdom of Failure

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The Wisdom of Failure by Laurence Weinzimmer and Jim McConoughey Wiley   Failure is an underrated business tool, say Laurence Weinzimmer and Jim McConoughey, who explain how to prevent avoidable mistakes. Rooted in a seven-year survey of what some 1,000 managers across 21 industries think of failure, the manual features interviews with chief executives at a range ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Book review: Taking Smart Risks, by Doug Sundheim

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Taking Smart Risks: How Sharp Leaders Win When Stakes are High by Doug Sundheim McGraw-Hill Professional   Stop playing safe. If you want to lead your firm to sustainable success, you must take the right risks, argues consultant Doug Sundheim in his new business guide. "Unfortunately, we rarely hear any warnings about playing it safe," he writes. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Book review: Tap Dancing to Work

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966-2012 by Carol Loomis Portfolio   You know you've made it when Fortune magazine has a "chief writer" devoted to covering your every move. That applies to master investor Warren Buffett, whose career plays out in the debut book by journalist Carol Loomis. Tap Dancing to Work- an anthology ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - BUSINESS

    Book review: Rebooting Work by Maynard Webb

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship by Maynard Webb Wiley Tycoon Marc Andreessen once said, on starting a firm: "You only ever experience two emotions: euphoria and terror. And I find that lack of sleep enhances them both." That statement, quoted in Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship, ...



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