Business books reviews

Business Book Review: Drive by Daniel H. Pink

Daniel H. Pink’s 2009 business book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us is all about the science of motivation. More specifically, it’s about the mismatch between what we think we know about motivation, and how motivation actually works. It’s a relatively short (under 300 pages) book, with the

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Business Book Review: Hooked by Nir Eyal

Hooked by Nir Eyal is about companies’ strategies of making their products engaging to the consumer market. He talks about the Hook Model, a four-step process that companies apply to their products or services, appealing to the mass public. It’s a 200+ page narrative on how companies lure their customers

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Business Book Review: Company of One by Paul Jarvis

What is the Company of One all about? Company of One by Paul Jarvis is a non-fiction book about small businesses benefitting from staying small. It proposes small businesses continuing to be run by one person since remaining low-key and having flexible hours is the key to success nowadays. This

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Business Book Review: The Founder’s Dilemmas by Noam Wasserman

What’s The Founder’s Dilemmas all about? The Founder’s Dilemmas by Noam Wasserman is a guide that talks about predicting and avoiding problems that a start-up or a small business may encounter. In addition, it tackles the financial side of the company and other relationships that may suffer from various issues.

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Business Book Review: Grit by Angela Duckworth

Every few year, a new buzzword shakes up the world of self-help business books. We’ve seen the rise and fall of buzzwords like Flow, Growth Mindset, and Deep Work. In 2016, Angela Duckworth introduced a new one to the scene Grit. According to the author, grit is the ability to

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Business Book Review: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

First published in 1937, Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich is a classic business book that has remained popular throughout the ages. In essence, it’s a book about becoming wealthy by adopting the right mindset and avoiding the pitfalls that keep people living in poverty. Today, many consider this book

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Business Book Review: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

The Power of Habit is a 2012 nonfiction book that’s all about taking a new look at habit formation through a scientific lens. Drawing on dozens of practical cases, this book examines how we form habits and what roles they play in our lives. Ultimately, this book addresses the real

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