More Business Book Reviews

July 15, 2012

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Wal-Mart Way

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.

Brand Warfare

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.

Failing Forward

The difference between successful people and average people is their reaction to failure.

Fish

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”

Emotional Intelligence

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!?

Cashflow Quadrant

A must read! The 4 money quadrants: Left – Employee & Self-Employed. Right – Business Owner & Investor. Move from the left to the right side.

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