Tag Archives: Business

Succeed by taking time off?

Richard Branson, no stranger to taking the path less traveled, has written that, in his experience taking this less traveled path has indeed made all the difference.  His theory, in his latest article, is that in order to really succeed … Continue reading

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1000 Dollars and an Idea ~ Sam Wyly

I just finished reading this incredible book.  Part-biography, part-inspirational, part-business book, the incredible and impressive life and achievements of Texan Billionaire Sam Wyly.  From very poor beginnings he pioneered the fields of computing and electronic commerce…. and then went on … Continue reading

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Book: Madoff the man who stole $65Billion

I just finished reading this book about Bernard Madoff.  There is something about a good business book that really gets me hooked.  In this volume, Erin Arvelund looks behind the headlines to give the reader an inside view into how someone like Bernie … Continue reading

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The Economist MBA Rankings 2010 – What’s wrong with this picture?

In this year's MBA rankings drawn-up by The Economist, one country certainly makes itself heard by its absence. What is wrong with the above picture?  I'll tell you what is wrong – Where is the United Kingdom?  Oh wait, I know, … Continue reading

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Never eat alone – by Keith Ferrazzi

I have just finished reading Never eat alone, by Keith Ferrazzi. Some good points are to be found in this tome, worthy of immediate application. Ferrazzi sees a world in which your network, or circle, or tribe, now occupies the … Continue reading

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Book review: Business the Richard Branson Way

OK so I’ve finished reading my four books on [wikipop]Richard Branson[/wikipop]. Not only have I survived the ordeal, but I have also found it quite enjoyable and insightful. “Business the Richard Branson Way” offers an objective study into how this … Continue reading

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Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur

Business Stripped Bare, the third book on my Richard Branson reading palooza. Many of the examples used in this book are a rehashed version of material already found on his previous two books – even so, I would recommend this … Continue reading

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