More Business Book Reviews
July 15, 2012
Sam Walton died in 1992 but Wal-Mart is still at the top. Lee Kuan Yew is right, “Culture is Destiny.” Strong culture leads to a strong Co.
Good brands do 3 things well: 1 Save time 2 Project the right message 3 Provide an identity. Go for the 22 Immutable laws instead of this.
Choosing to Cheat
An easy read about priorities. A priority is something you say yes to even when it means saying No to other important things.
The difference between successful people and average people is their reaction to failure.
1 Choose your attitude.
2 Play. Work gets done should be fun.
3 Make their day.
4 Be there by being fully present.
Free Prize Inside
Use soft innovations, the clever, insightful, & useful small ideas that anyone can think up. They can make your product remarkable.
Art of War
Apply strategies of war in the workplace. Ex: “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles”
IQ and EQ are not opposing competencies. FIND THE INTELLIGENT BALANCE & How to harmonize the head & the heart. Use emotions intelligently.
Rich Dad Poor Dad
I have 20 Kiyosaki books. Read the first 4 & you read them all. A classic but a bit inconclusive. Ex: He says, “Money is just an idea” HuH!?
A must read! The 4 money quadrants: Left – Employee & Self-Employed. Right – Business Owner & Investor. Move from the left to the right side.